Monday, March 5, 2012
The City handed out the municipal Green Awards at Monday night's meeting. The awards were handed out to the Regional Health Sciences Centre, Superior Collegiate, Ecole Catholique Franco Superieur and the OLG Casino. The winners were recognized for successful waste reduction and other environmental successes.
in February, McQuaker didn't have a lawyer and displayed an erratic behavior. He came precariously close to justice Dino DiGuiseppe finding him in contempt of court. McQuaker is due back in court April 20th. He spent time in jail in the 1990's after admiting to cremating and buring the remains of his 12 year old son Jason.Barry McQuaker remains in the legal system as he looks to gain his freedom. The 55 year old McQuaker is serving a short sentence for threatening and assault and was in court today to deal with a peace bond which would put extended restrictions on who he is allowed to see and where he can go. As was the case with his last court appearance
The Lakehead Public School Board is less than thrilled with the latest Fraser Institute rankings of elementary schools. Director of Education Cathy Seminieuk says they're not investing in the ranking system. Seimieuk takes issue with the fact that the Fraser Institute didn't include all of their elementary schools in their rankings.
Fire officials will be investigating the cause of a 2 storey house fire on Vickers Street. Crews were called to the home last night and District Chief Jon Swaggert says thankfully no one was home at the time of the fire. The fire was contained to the back of the home on the first floor.
Arctic air is settling over Thunder Bay today causing the cold temperatures. Our Meteorologist Bill Laidlaw says the cold air will eventually let up bringing warmer weather. Laidlaw says it's not unusual for temperatures to be minus 20 one day and in the plus temperatures the next.