Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Northwest LHIN is looking for a new CEO.

The Organization that coordinates health care funding in the Northwest Region is looking for a new CEO. The chair of the board of the local health intigration network has announced the immediate resignation of Gwen DuBios-Wing. Adding she is moving to pursue new professional endevours. Laura Kokocinski is filling as the interim CEO until permanent replacement can be found.

Thunder Bay was action packed for the Family Day long weekend

Families in the city are back into the weekday routine today following the long weekend dedicated to them. There was no shortage of things to do. There were events at the Sportsdome, Old Fort William and the Current River and McIntyre Recreational Centres. Hundreds of people showed up to the events.

Assualts plague city over long weekend

City police are recovering from a busy and sometimes violent long weekend. They say they had to deal with a wide assortment of occurances which included an assualt and domestic assaults. In at least two cases there were injuries. In one incident they say a woman was choked by her partner and in another the man was stabbed. Police are also on the lookout for two men wanted in connection with a Sunday morning assault that landed one man in the Regional Hopsital with minor injuries. In all over 60 people had to be locked up in police cells over the weekend.

Golf courses and staff levels will take centre stage at council meeting

City councillors meet tonight to discuss the budget. Top of mind for some councillors is the ownership of the city golf courses. At least two councillors, Larry Hebert and Rebecca Johnson have questions about the city's involvement in the golf business. Also tonight don't be surprised to find councillors talking about city staff levels.