Monday, October 3, 2011
More needs to be done to improve access to education for Aboriginal youth. Aboriginal Students Commissioner Pat Smoke says the next provincial party in power needs to take immediate action and freeze tuition fees. Smoke says it's difficult for First Nation students to make ends meet. Smoke attends school at Lakehead University.
The name of the woman who died in yesterday's collision on Victoria Avenue has been released. Police Spokesperson Chris Adams says officers believe the driver of the stolen truck involved in the collision is a man. Adams says investigators are going over evidence found inside the stolen truck as well as information from the crash. Adams says 60 year old Josceline Ryan of Thunder Bay died in the crash.
Krista McCarville is hoping some lineup changes won't have a negative impact on the upcoming season. McCarville's second Kari Lavoie is pregnant and will be replaced by Liz Kingston mid way through the season. McCarville says Kingston comes with a lot of experience and will be a solid addition to the team. McCarville says this year's goal is to make it to the Scotties and earn points towards an Olympic berth in 2014.