Saturday, December 21, 2013

Police Lay Six Charges

A Thunder Bay man is facing several charges stemming from an investigation by City Police that began in November, after a complaint of sexual assault involving a fifteen year old girl. The fifty-three year old man faces a total of six charges:

- Sexual Assault
- Sexual Exploitation
- Invitation to Sexual Touching
- Possession of Child Pornography
- Breach of Probation
- Breach of Prohibition Order.

He will appear in court December 22nd.

Holiday Garbage Collection Dates

There are new collection dates for garbage and recycling to take note of. There will be no collections on Christmas, Boxing Day or New Years Day. For Area One - Blue Cards the new dates are Monday December 23rd and Monday December 30th. For Area Two - Yellow Cards Tuesday December 24th and Tuesday December 31st. For Area Three - Green Cards Friday December 27th and Thursday January 2nd. For Area Four - Pink Cards Saturday December 28th and Friday January 3rd. Be sure to have waste out for collection by 7 am on those days.

Greg Rickford Is Optimistic

Kenora MP Greg Rickford says the Ring of Fire mining project should be able to make some progress in 2014. Rickford admitted recently that the project does have some challenges specific to the development but that there is reason to be optimistic when it comes to the construction of an east-west road corridor. Rickford adds that he has maintained close contact with Mines Minister Michael Gravelle.