Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The situation in Syria is on the verge of breaking down into civil war. Lakehead University Political Science Expert Laure Paquette says army defectors have attacked an air force intelligence building that was the main hub for intelligence gathering on protesters. Paquette says unfortunately this will most definitely lead to far more violence that will last a very long time.
Thunder Bay Police are confirming an accident in the four thousand block of Oliver Road. The incident in Oliver Paipoonge was reported just after 11:30. Thunder Bay's Fire Department is sending a unit to help out that includes extrication equipment.
Public consultation has started in Noront's Eagle's Nest Project. It's part of the Environmental assessment process and the public can comment up until December 16th. Noront wants to operate a nickel-copper-platinum mine at the site in Northern Ontario.