From The Archives
Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Mock disaster exercise tests preparedness plans
It’s something everyone hopes will never happen, yet must be fully prepared for. On May 11 the Sioux Lookout airport, along with various municipal departments, airlines, ambulance, fire department, OPP and the Meno-Ya-Win Health Centre conducted a mock disaster exercise to test their emergency plans.
On the lookout for West Nile Virus
With the first long weekend of the summer nearly upon us, the Northwestern Health Unit is once again instituting its bird surveillance programme, reminding people to report occurrences of dead crows or ravens to their local health unit branch.
Medical school reps make three day stopover
More needs to be done to encourage aboriginal students to pursue careers within the medical profession. This recurring theme was spoken several times during a symposium held by the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Sioux Lookout May 5 at the Meno-Ya-Win Health Centre Fifth Avenue site.
Big comfy chair
The Rotary Club of Sioux Lookout presented the Sioux Lookout and Hudson Association for community Living with a cheque on Thursday that was used by the ACL to purchase the special chair Dennis Angeconeb sits in as he proudly displays the Rotary cheque.
As a Grade 12 student, Reina Foster and her younger brother, Liam, made the decision to return themselves into care after realizing their mother couldn't support them...