Monday, May 14, 2012
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Waterfront Development Manager Katherine Dugmore is back to work with the City. Tourism Manager Paul Pepe was filling in for Dugmore while she was off on medical leave. Dugmore started easing herself back into the job about two weeks ago. Meanwhile, Manshield Construction is currently doing some surveying on the waterfront for the Hotel and Condos deal.
Ontario Provincial Police are saying little about a death in Keewatin. A body was found on the railway tracks in the Kenora area near Portage Bay early Sunday night. The Northwest Mobile Command Unit was on site yesterday, along with a number of investigators. More information is expected later today.
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There's going to be a race for the Regional Chief of Ontario. Nishnawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Stan Beardy will be going up against incumbent Angus Tolouse. Beardy says he's been thinking of running for sometime. Beardy will continue to be NAN's Grand Chief up until the election which takes place at the end of June at the Chiefs of Ontario Conference in Toronto.
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An NDP private members bill on auto insurance premiums isn't sitting well with Thunder Bay MPP Bill Mauro. Mauro says the bill would drive up our premiums to subsidize the rates paid by southern Ontario drivers. He's calling on Northern Ontario NDP MPP's to vote against the proposal and call for auto insurance reforms that will help all drivers in the province.
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OPP are reporting Highway 17 east of Highway 614 is open again after being closed yesterday afternoon. Police closed the highway down because of a forest fire that was burning four kilometres west of White River. OPP reopened the highway around 8:30 last night because the fire was put out and it was safe to travel again.
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