Thursday, September 15, 2011
It's thumbs down by the Nishnawbe Aski Nation to an offer from the Ontario government. Premier Dalton McGuinty is offering meetings instead of a Commission of Inquiry into the deaths of seven NAN students in Thunder Bay. Deputy Grand Chief Terry Waboose says they expect nothing less from the Premier than to announce the inquiry.
The Northern Ontario Leaders Debate is a go! NOMA Executive Director Charla Robinson says they'll be asking a variety of questions to the NDP and Progressive Conservatives. The debate will take place next Friday at 11 at the Valhalla Inn. It's only open to members of the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association, Economic Development Commissions, and Chambers of Commerce.
It's a sign that fall can't be all that far away. Environment Canada has issued a frost warning for overnight. Our meteorologist Bill Laidlaw says it's almost a sure thing. Laidlaw says there could be another frost tomorrow night but it shouldn't be as intense as tonight.
Sioux Lookout OPP have charged a Thunder Bay man with impaired driving. Police received a complaint of an erratic driver on Highway 642 and officers caught up to the man. Police arrested the 28-year-old for impaired operation of a motor vehicle. He was transported to the Sioux Lookout Detachment where the accused refused to provide a breath sample. He will appear in Court on November 15th.