Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Canada Day celebrations set

Marina Park is again the site for the city's Canada Day celebrations. City events supervisor Doug Henry says organizers are prepared for 20 thousand people who are expected to attend. The stage show begins at 5:30 and opening ceremonies take place at 6:30.  Henry says it's Thunder Bay's biggest one day event.

Gliddy to face trial

The Thea Gliddy murder case is going to trial. The 29 year old Gliddy is charged with 2nd degree murder in the death of Randy Lawrence Cromarty in May of last year. His body was discovered at the Inntowner Hotel. A trial date is expected to be set in the coming months at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on Camelot Street.

Investment advisor faces disciplinary hearing

A hearing is scheduled July the 11th for a Thunder Bay investment advisor who is facing a disciplinary proceeding in front of an industry securities watchdog.   The hearing by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization will probe allegations against Terry Norman Dyck relating to his knowledge of a fund he was recommending to clients when he worked at a local investment firm.

LU Prof endorses Water Street for Multi-Plex Location

The North downtown is getting another endorsement for the location of a proposed multi-plex.  LU Economics Professor Livio Di Matteo says the Water Street location will serve to draw visitors to our waterfront and showcase what Thunder Bay has to offer those who attend conferences and trade shows.  Di Matteo says as far as parking goes, parkades can be built to fix the problem.  

The end is creeping towards Gadhafi

The pressure on Moamar Gadhafi continues to mount.  Lakehead University's Political Science Expert Laure Paquette says with the International Criminal Court calling on his inner circle to arrest him, its only a matter of time before they turn on him. 

Local company is honoured with Premier's Award

A Thunder Bay company now has some added bragging rights as the result of a government award for helping to strengthen the local agricultural industry. Boreal Birch Syrup is one of the recipients of the Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence. The company makes syrup from birch trees in the area. The award was presented in Sturgeon Falls Tuesday.

Gas prices drop again

If you heading out of town for the weekend and need to fill up, well you're in luck.  Gas prices are dropping again in Thunder Bay.  The price of regular has dropped to a buck 25 a litre at a number of stations.

Three boys nabbed for stealing

Three young boys are in police custody after a number of vehicles were broken into in Westfort.  The three aged between 15 and 17 were spotted by officers just after 4 o'clock this morning on Rosslyn Road and took off into the bush.  Officers with the help of the Canine Unit captured the boys and found a number of stolen items.