A Lakehead University researcher and Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute scientist was awarded $448,800 from the Canadian Cancer Society to continue research into a new method of diagnosing breast cancer that may detect lesions earlier than current methods.
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Creating a path forward for tourism development and marketing in Fort Frances has been the focus of the town's Municipal Accommodation Tax Committee as of late.
Rynic Consulting was recently hired by the town to assist in the development of these plans and spent a few days last week working with the committee.
Improving La Vallee's core infrastructure is one of the top priorities for its council in 2020.
“Our roads and bridge infrastructure is one of the few things that the municipality does have control over but a big thing is to secure capital funding to make improvements,” said La Vallee's reeve, Ken McKinnon, who's currently serving his fifth term.
Nikita (Bernese Mountain Dog) finished #1 as Bernese Mountain Dog in Canada, for Rally Obedience. This was the second year in a row Nikita took this honour. She also finished in the number five spot for the “working group.” Nikita needs one more score and she will have her Masters Level. Sue Jones is the proud and dedicated owner of Nikita.
Thunder Bay City Council voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency yesterday.
The EarthCare Climate Adaptation Working Group, chaired by Aynsley Klassen, asked the EarthCare Advisory Committee of Council to ask City Council to make the declaration. The Advisory Committee agreed, and Councillor Foulds made the motion.
THUNDER BAY-Ontario Liberal Leadership Candidate Steven Del Duca was joined in Thunder Bay by sitting MPP Michael Gravelle and released the details of his 'Ontario North' action plan.
The Manitou Mounds has been a busy spot as of late, hosting a variety of free activities and events over the past few months.
Employees at the mounds applied for a grant to hire a workshop coordinator earlier In the year and Maria Vandenbrand filled the position at the end of September.
Since a new mayor and council took office in Emo around a year ago, they've been working through many government regulations to complete assessments and attract more people to the town.
Mayor Harold McQuaker, who's new to council, said working with MPAC for tax assessments has been difficult and 2020 will be a tough budget year.
The Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA) has announced that unless a tentative agreement is reached, members across the province will be taking administrative job action beginning Monday, January 13.
The annual Betty Kellar Memorial cribbage and 500 card party will be held this Saturday, Jan. 11, beginning at 1 p.m. The cost is $15 per person and includes supper. People can register right up until the day of the tournament. Call the Emo Legion at 482-2250 to register. Hours are from 3-6 p.m. Teams of 2 are preferred.