Friday, August 19, 2011
Thunder Bay's AbitibiBowater pulp and paper mill is reducing its electricity costs. Thunder Bay Atikokan MPP Bill Mauro says the company will be able to see cost savings thanks to two government programs. The local mill will save about 25 to 30 million dollars a year. Mauro says the programs are already in effect for the local mill.
Bell Canada is listening to Thunder Bay residents after all. The company is planning on holding another public consultation centre for the proposed John Street Road cell tower site. A company official says they are looking at lower the site so flashing lights won't be needed. The date of the meeting hasn't been set.
OPP in Manitouwadge have 3 people in custody after a drug bust. Officers pulled over a vehicle Wednesday and found over 5 thousand dollars in drugs. Two men from Montreal and a third man from Aurora Ontario have been arrested and are facing charges.