Friday, October 28, 2011

Traffic delays expected on Monday

Motorists may experience some delays Monday morning as three 60 tonne pieces of a mill will be hauled through the city. Michael Anderson is the President of the moving company and says traffic delays could be experienced on the Harbour expressway.  The parts are being transported to a Timmins Mill.

Airport increasing fees in 2012

Thunder Bay's Airport is increasing it's landing, terminal and bridge fees.  President Scott McFadden says it's a necessary rise in costs.  The rate changes will come into effect in 2012.

Mac's robberies continue

No one is hurt following the latest Mac's Convenience store robbery.  Police say it took place this morning at the May and Dease location. They say a masked man armed with scissors robbed the clerk of money and cigarettes.

Tembec and MOE bury the hatchet

The battle involving the idled Tembec Mill site in Marathon appears to be over. A provincial tribunal has accepted an agreement between the province and the company on the environmental cleanup. Environment Ministry spokesperson Lisa Brygadier  says the company now has deadlines to meet.  Brygadier says if the terms of the agreement aren't met, previous ministry orders will be forced on the company again.

Festive train coming back

A popular family oriented fundraiser is coming back to Northwestern Ontario for another year. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will roll into Thunder Bay December 2nd . Spokesperson Kevin Hrysak says they will once again be collecting food and money for area Food Banks.