Sunday, September 2, 2012

Stabbing at East Victoria Avenue

Thunder Bay Police were called to the 500 block of East Victoria Avenue last night. A 20 year old man was stabbed shortly before 11 last night. He was taken to the Regional Health Sciences Centre where he is listed in stable condition. The investigation is ongoing.

Weekly Claim Form Clinics for Disaster Relief

Thunder Bay's Disaster Relief Committee is offering claim form clinics every Tuesday night during September and October. The deadline to fill out an application for assistance for losses and damages through the Ontario Disaster Relief Program is October 31st. Chair Wayne Fletcher says they want to make sure everyone who is eligible can fill out a form.

Ignace MNR Office Faces Possible Closure

A valuable service in Ignace may face closure. The Ministry of Natural Resources is closing a number of area offices due to a deficit. Mayor Lee Kennard says the township is growing, and the office is much needed. Kennard says that if the office does close, 11 jobs will be lost. The final decision will be revealed sometime in the fall.