Saturday, September 7, 2013

Fort William Street Fair

Fort William is hopping today as the Business Improvement Association's Streetfest gets underway. Spokesperson Tina Huk says downtown Fort William is thriving. Just down the road from Streetfest the City's Riverfest along the Kam River is being held.

Idle No More October Rally

Supporters of the Idle No More movement in Canada are looking to rally across country once again. It's calling on individuals to participate in a mass day of action October 7th. The day marks the 250th Anniversary of the British Royal Proclamation, which led to the founding of Canada.

Trans Canada Twinning Still Planned

Plans to twin the Trans-Canada Highway west of Kenora may be dormant, but the project isn't dead. That assurance from Premier Kathleen Wynne. Wynne admits it's taking longer than expected to start construction but says they are continuing to work with local First Nations to ensure the project can go ahead. Former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty announced 100-million dollars to kick start the project four years ago.