Friday, September 30, 2011
Thunder Bay's two school boards have patnered with a number of community groups to launch a mental health website. Children's Centre Executive Director Tom Walter says the site will give our young people a place to go to get mental health help if they need it. You can visit the website can be seen at www.SuperiorModel.ca.
City lawmakers are going to get an earful about transit routes at their weekly meeting Monday night. A report rationalizing routes from a ridership and operating perspective is being presented. The Master Transit Plan will also be discussed.
http://www.tbchamber.ca/ Meanwhile, almost all of the provincal election candidates returned City Council's survey. The only hold out was PC Candidate Fred Gilbert. Questions ranged from establishing an Aboriginal Affairs office in the city, to building the Multiplex.
A program aimed at teaching parents how to handle heated situations with their kids is reaching out to the community. Child Welfare Spokesperson Susan Verrill says the Triple P program is training several agencies to help parents. October is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Verrill hopes the program will help put an end to those type of situations.