Friday, April 18, 2014

DFC Residence On Hold

It's going to be some time before we see a residence for Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School built on Confederation College land. College President Jim Madder says he has not seen any progress just yet. The building is expected to house 150 beds for students and another 50 for families visiting from the remote north.

TBPSB Supporting Area Youth

The Thunder Bay Police Services Board is kicking in 2-thousand dollars for a regional award show. They are giving the cash to the Northwestern Ontario Aboriginal Youth Achievement and Recognition Awards. Members of the Board felt it would show good will to area youth and will improve their relationship with police.

Dryden Lawyer Joins Ontario Court

A Dryden resident has been appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice. Sarah Trach has been named a judge by the Provincial government and will preside in Kenora. Trach has been working at McAuley & Partners for the past ten years, focusing on family law.

Mining Company Sells Stakes

A junior mining company is selling off some of its interests in northwestern Ontario. King's Bay Gold says it's handing over its 20 per cent stake in two properties in the Nestor Falls area to Cameron Gold Operations, a subsidiary of Australia's Chalice Gold Mines. King's Bay earns 100-thousand dollars Canadian in the deal. The site's remaining interests were owned by Coventry Resources, which was bought out by Chalice in February.

Movie Nights In The Park

The City is launching some late night movies in the parks this summer. You can help pick the films that will screen on Friday nights from May 16th to the 30th.  The movies being discussed include Thor, Divergent, Skyfall, Pirates of the Caribbean, Hook, Ghostbusters and the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. For a complete list and to vote click here.