Saturday, June 25, 2011

Multi-Plex process moves forward

City lawmakers will narrow down the choices for a proposed Multi-Plex location at their Monday night meeting.  The three in the running include the Downtown Waterfront, Innova Business Park, and the Airport.  If approved, a second phase feasibility study will look closer at the costs and parking issues related with each site.

Rafferty stands up during marathon filibuster

The filibuster continues in the Commons, where the Harper government is trying to pass a bill to end the Canada Post labour dispute. It's not known when the debate will come to an end.  Its been going non-stop since Thursday evening.  The N-D-P is stalling the back-to-work bill, calling it Draconian.   Among the New Democrats who spoke in the debate Friday evening was Thunder Bay Rainy River MP John Rafferty.