Monday, April 25, 2011

Wasaya expands service

Starting next week, Wasaya Airways is expanding to include flights from Thunder Bay to Geraldton and Marten Falls.   President and CEO Tom Morris says the company sees potential growth for the area as the result of the Ring of Fire mining project.

Stabbing suspect arrested

A man is in custody in connection with a weekend stabbing on North Marks Street. Police say the 26 year old man was arrested last night at a north side home. The stabbing left the victim in hospital with a wound to his chest. He is reported to be in stable condition.

Roach's driver robbed

No one is hurt after a Roach's Taxi was robbed overnight. Police say that at around midnight the cab driver had money stolen from him by a customer. The incident took place in the Jasper Drive area. No weapon was seen and police are still searching for a suspect.

Ignatieff visits Health Sciences Centre

Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff is vowing to work towards equality between First Nations and the rest of the Nation.  Speaking in Thunder Bay, Ignatieff says his party will improve first nation drinking water.  Atiwapiskat First Nation recently called a state of emergency because of a lack of clean drinking water.

East Side Mario's fire

The canopy of the former East Side Mario's Restaurant on Memorial Avenue caught fire over the weekend. Thunder Bay fire crews brought the blaze under control and prevented it from spreading to the rest of the building.

Hydro outage impacts 7 thousand

The power is back on for 7 thousand Thunder Bay Hydro customers.  The lights went out last night after a pole on Golf Links Road was hit by a car.  The pole has been replaced and the driver of the vehicle was sent to the hospital.