Thursday, April 26, 2012
In the world of business, Thunder Bay Insurance is merging with Gillons Insurance out of Fort Frances. Thunder Bay Insurance General Manager David Baxter says the two companies decided on becoming a bigger independent firm with access to a larger market in Northwestern Ontario. Baxter says that while there are a couple of early retirements taking place as a result of the merger, overall it has the potential to create jobs.
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Starting today if you spot graffiti on your property you can call 211 and report it. It's part of the city's Graffiti Management Plan. Acting General Manager of Infrastructure and Operations, Charles Campbell says it's important to get rid of graffiti as soon as possible. The plan also includes a 50 dollar rebate for homeowners and small businesses to help defray the cost of removing the spray paint.
Lakehead University's Student Union is taking the school's Board of Governors to court. They're challenging the board's conflict of interest by-laws which they feel remove the rights of student governors to participate in decisions involving tuition fees. LUSU says the Governors are silencing student voices.