Tuesday, April 17, 2012
The Health Unit is warning cyclists who plan to ride their bikes on area sidewalks. Spokesperson Marita Campbell says the three most recent cyclist related collisions occured because the bike rider was on the sidewalk. Campbell says sidewalks are dangerous because motorists leaving driveways might not see cyclists on the sidewalk.
Plans for a new regional economic development agency may get a rough ride at the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association Conference in Kenora next week. Mayor Dave Canfield predicts it will be a hot topic for NOMA delegates. While he says he shares some of the concerns of area politicians about the cost of the agency to municipalities, he supports the idea.