Monday, September 19, 2011
Thunder Bay Police are looking to the public in hopes of identifying a robber over the weekend. Police officials say two Mac's Marts on the North side of town were robbed Saturday morning and the description of the suspect is similar. Police say they aren't ruling out the possibility of a single suspect.
A Northern First Nation will soon be home to a satellite Red Cross office. The office is being funded in part by the Paterson Foundation and will help provide first aid, injury prevention and other services to First Nations Communities in the North. Red Cross Manager of First Nations Projects Melanie Goodchild-Southwind says a specific community has not been chosen yet but the process will soon start. The Paterson Foundation is providing 200 thousand dollars over the next two years to finance the project.
The Thunder Bay Diabetes Association is hosting an information session about weight loss surgery for patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Spokesperson Richard Boon says the session will explain which patients this procedure is designed for. He says it's for morbidly obese patients who's weight is putting their life in danger. Boon says the session will take place next Wednesday at the Slovak Legion.