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Sinkholes caused by May’s heavy rainfall close portions of Mountain Road and Twin City Crossroad

THUNDER BAY – Sinkholes caused by May’s heavy rainfall have caused the closure of portions of Mountain Road and Twin City Crossroad while repairs are completed. Mountain Road, between the Fort William Country Club entrance and the White Fox Inn, was closed Tuesday for a minimum of five days while culverts are replaced. Drivers can […]


Posted 13 June 2012 by in NNL Headline News
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A major showdown is looming on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA – Leaders Ledger – A major showdown is looming on Parliament Hill. The Harper Government’s omnibus budget bill, C-38, is being rammed through this week and next. With 12 seats short of the majority needed to vote down this flawed legislation, the opposition will be proposing hundreds of amendments and using procedural moves to […]


Posted 13 June 2012 by in Politics
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Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association welcomes Industrial Electricity Incentive

THUNDER BAY – The Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association welcomes the Government of Ontario announcement that it is creating an Industrial Electricity Incentive Program. Such a program has been one of the key pillars of the NOMA energy policy for a number of years. “We have consistently called for an Ontario-wide industrial electrical energy price in […]


Posted 13 June 2012 by in NNL Headline News
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City offers one-time credit on water bills

THUNDER BAY – The City of Thunder Bay is offering a one-time credit for people impacted by flooding on their water bills. To be eligible your property must have experienced flood damage during the City Flood Disaster. To confirm eligibility one of the following must accompany your application: • Copy of correspondence from insurance company […]


Posted 13 June 2012 by in NNL Headline News
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Everyone is afforded protections under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms – OMA President

THUNDER BAY – Doctor Doug Weir is the President of the Ontario Medical Association. Dr. Weir states, “Here in Canada, everyone is afforded protections under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. This includes doctors. It’s deeply disappointing that the government has devalued the role of physicians to the point where we are forced to take […]


Posted 13 June 2012 by in Health
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