Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Tornado ready to hire

Tornado Medical Systems is ready to hire staff.  The medical imaging company is looking for software developers, electrical, mechanical and optical engineers.  Regional Research Institute CEO Michael Power says the company sees the community's potential.  A recruitment drive is being held on Friday.

Car break in's increase

Thunder Bay Police are reporting an increase in theft in the City's south core. Police say a number of vehicles in downtown Fort William have been broken into in recent weeks.  Car windows have been smashed and valuable items have been stolen.

T-Wolves begin playoff run

The LU Thunderwolves begin the OUA hockey playoffs Wednesday night on the road.   The T-Wolves take on the Waterloo Warriors in the best of three West Division quarter finals.  The series shifts to Thunder Bay for game two on Friday night and game three if necessary on Saturday.

L-U closer to getting a law school

Lakehead University is taking the next step towards getting a law school.   The proposed school's curriculum has received approval from the Federation of Law Societies in Canada. University President Brian Stevenson says it's considered one of the final steps in the approval process.   The final decision rests with the Ontario government.

Divers begin search for Wabasse

The James Street swing bridge is closed today as police search the Kam River.  It's part of their investigation into the disappearance of 15 year old Jordan Wabasse.  OPP divers are taking part in the search. 

Wood supplies awarded

The provincial government continues to dole out wood allocations piece-meal.   A total of 11 companies are the latest recipients of wood supply for their businesses.  That includes the AbiBow sawmill on the Fort William First Nation which receives 221 cubic metres and Garden Lake Timber gets 10 thousand cubic metres.