Thursday, April 17, 2014
Thunder Bay's Hospital is opening its board room doors to the public. The hosptial board decided to start airing their board meetings live online. The first webcast will be aired today at 5. Click here to go to the webcast.
17 First Nation Communities are participating in the Ontario Power Authority's saveONenergy conservation program. The program helps residents reduce their electricity consumption and build a conservation culture. Fort Severn, Webequie and Eagle Lake First Nations are just some that are taking part.
NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is asking the Premier to reveal her government's plan to meet Northwestern Ontario's energy needs. It comes after the local plant burned its last piece of coal recently. Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli answered Horwath in question period yesterday. Chiarelli says he met with those concerned and they had their questions answered. Chiarelli and Horwath argued over whether the current conversion of the local power plant will be able to supply the region's energy needs.