Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Two more banks are throwing money into the Red Cross's fundraising efforts for Thunder Bay. The National Bank is providing 10-thousand dollars for flood relief as is the CIBC. National Bank will also collect donations from the public in all its Ontario branches for a month starting Wednesday. Meanwhile, the latest organization to lend a helping hand is Canada's Lutheran World Relief. They'll be asking their supporters for donations.
A 19 year old inmate at the Correctional Centre is facing a first degree murder charge after a fight with a fellow inmate. Lac Seul resident Adam Mark Capay is charged in the death of 35 year old Sherman Quisses who passed away yesterday in hospital. Results are pending from a post mortem that took place in Toronto. Capay will be back in court tomorrow.
Thunder Bay will be showing it's pride this summer and holding it's second annual alternative lifestyle week. Spokesperson Tom Boland says the week long event will celebrate gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people. To check out dates and locations of events you can click here.