From The Archives:
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
First stage of construction set for new hospital
THE first shovel is expected to go into the ground in March, beginning the construction process for Sioux Lookout’s new hospital. On February 6 the Ontario Government announced $1.49 million for the Meno Ya Win Health Centre to proceed with the fi rst stage of construction for the project.
Municipality including Guelph University in plans to revitalize Cedar Bay
THE Municipality of Sioux Lookout is rolling out the red carpet to delegates from Guelph University. At the February 6 special meeting of municipal council, councillors voted to pass Bylaw No. 11-07, a funding agreement between The Corporation of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout, the Minister of Northern Development and Mines, The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities and the Northwestern OntarioMunicipality including Guelph University in plans to revitalize Cedar Bay Municipal Association who have provided funding through the Northern Communities Investment Readiness Program for a familiarization tour of Cedar Bay.
CN workers walk off the job
Across Canada, United Transportation Union (UTU) workers, including those in Sioux Lookout, walked off the job as of Saturday at 12:01 a.m. The UTU, which represents 2800 conductors and yard-service employees at CN in Canada, demands a wage increase of 4.5 per cent in three years.