Friday, July 9, 2010

Accident sends child to hospital

A young child is not hurt seriously after a traffic accident on Copenhagen Road. Police say the vehicle appeared to have lost control on the road at around 2:30 Friday afternoon. The child was taken to the Health Sciences Centre for treatment.

Looking Sharp, Patrick set to display the cup

It's Stanley Cup madness at the Fort William Gardens Saturday. Patrick Sharp of the champion Chicago Blackhawks is displaying the Cup at the Gardens from 11 to 1 so you can get your picture taken with it.  There will however be no autographs allowed.  That's being down so as many people can get a chance to see the cup.

City takes sky pics of waterfront project

The city now has a birds eye view of the waterfront development. On Thursday city waterfront officials took too the sky on a fire truck's aerial platform to take these photos of the work that's taken place so far at Prince Arthur's Landing.

Bells for peace

The bond with Thunder Bay's Japanese sister city of Gifu is a bit stronger now. Both communities rang their bells at the same time Friday to symbolize peace. The bell ringing took place at 11 a.m. Pictured: Local students Eiji Moller and Emma-Lee Taniwa join Councillor Joe Virdiramo in ringing the bell in front of City Hall.

Remote areas to get high speed internet

More homes in the remote northwest will be getting high speed internet. Federal Public Safety Minister Vic Toews made the announcement in Thunder Bay. He says the project will be completed by the end of next year by three companies. TBay Tel, Spectrum Telecom Group, and Galaxy Broadband Communications. There are about 45 hundred households that will benefit. The over 8 million dollar cost is being split between the federal and provincial governments, the feds spending 5 and a half million and the province the other 2.8 million.

More HST bashing by Horwath

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath was in Thunder Bay again today to talk about the negative effects of the HST. Horwath delivered a speech at the Roach's Taxi Stand to discuss the impact of the harmonized sales tax on the community's small businesses and families.