Friday, July 1, 2011

FWFN successful land negotiations

Fort William First Nation has settled a land claim ten years in the making.  Chief Peter Collins says the Abitibi Bowater Sawmills will now be recognized as part of the First Nation Reserve. Collins says the land will help bring economic development to the community.

Mantis carries NDP colours in Provincial Election

Injured Workers Advocate Steve Mantis is the new NDP candidate for Thunder Bay Superior North.  Mantis beat out Jay Stapelton at the party's nomination meeting Thursday night.  Riding President Maurice Grinstead says he's a real people person.  120 people attended the nomination meeting.