Monday, December 12, 2011
The International Baseball Association is looking at 2015 for the next big tournament in Thunder Bay. Executive Director Warren Philp says they are looking at a warm up tournament for the Pan Am games. Philp says its unclear how locations for future World Junior Championships will be chosen in the future, so they are waiting to see what happens before looking at that tournament again. Last night prior to the City Council meeting, the Thunder Bay International Baseball Association present Pro Kids Thunder Bay with a check for 5 thousand dollars and then gave council a final report on the 2010 World Junior Baseball Championships.
GTE Solar wants to keep council informed of what they have planned. Company officials presented their plans to council and say they wanted to answer questions and wanted to make it clear that they want to keep the lines of communication open. The company is hoping to build 3 Solar Parks in the area.
Thunder Bay's 5 Warnex DNA Lab employees won't be going anywhere despite the company being acquired by a Southern Ontario firm. Gamma Dynacare spokesperson Shelley Jourard says they acquired all Warnex assets and don't plan on making any staffing or service changes.
Thunder Bay Hydro wants to lower your monthly bill. Spokesperson Tim Wilson says they've applied to the Ontario Energy Board for a rate decrease. If approved, residential customers will see their bill go down by $2 dollars and 17 cents.