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Company still has to settle with IBEW, IAM

Although Abitibi-Consolidated has settled with one union, it still has to reach a collective agreement with locals for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers here and in Kenora.

IAM Local 771 and IBEW 1744 spoke with the company last in October after resolving the issues at the mill here.

NCDS holds grand opening of new site

NCDS Career Services, Valley Adult Learning Association, and Rainy River Valley Safety Coalition staged the grand opening of their new offices last Thursday and members of all three groups had one thing to say—“We love it.”

“When the landlords asked if we wanted it, we said ‘Yes!’” enthused NCDS executive director Janet Plumridge at the grand opening.