Wednesday, February 3, 2010
A questionaire has been developed which asked passengerswhat they like about the service and what they don't like.
The commission says the goal of the survey is to increaseridership and reach out to potential users.
A city employee will be on the bus late this week or earlynext week to conduct the survey.
Once the results are compiled, a report will be submittedto the Transit Authority for review.
Speaking to delegates attending the Rainy River Municipal Association meeting , vice-president Garet MacDonald says about 30 per cent of the area has been explored.
MacDonald says the company will release its latest resource estimate by the end of this month.
Abitibi Bowater's 1.3 billion dollar shortfall in employee pensions continues to weigh heavy on the mind of federal NDP members.
Thunder Bay Rainy River MP John Rafferty says the Federal Finance Minister needs to help find a resolution to the pension shortfall.
Rafferty is hopeful a meeting between the Federal Government, Abitbi Bowater and the Communication Energy and Paperworkers Union will happen sometime in the near future.
The board has been looking at some property on Railway Street.
Chair of the Land Ambulence Committee, Garry Parkes says things seem to be moving in the right direction.
Last year, the District Services Board turned down an offer by the City of Kenora to build a land
ambulence base beside the newfire hall on Barsky's Hill.
The board has been planning to build a new land ambulence base in Kenora for several years, but has been unable tosecure suitable property.