Thursday, September 2, 2010
Beaver Brae's football team will get its first real test today.
The Broncos play their first and only exhibition game this afternoon
at Pete Fair Memorial Field.
The Dryden Eagles are in town for the 3:00 kick-off.
The same two teams will tangle again next Friday at Beaver Brae in the first game of the season in the Winnipeg High School Football League.
Division two of the league has expanded to 16 teams this year and the Broncos will play four home games this season.
MacLean says the hard work by firefighters combined with rain has allowed crews in B.C. to get a handle on the fire situation.
Ontario staff and equipment have been in the Western Province since July 29th.
Two new lighnting caused forest fires sparked yesterday near Igance and Kenora.
could be doing a better job.
The CFIB polled 37 business owners in Kenora this summer and 81 percent felt they were
not getting good value for the money spent on public service.
77 percent of respondants also felt the city had a poor awareness of the business sector.
Where Kenora did get good marks was in reasonable tax levels.
43 percent of business owners felt tax rates were reasonable, which was the tops among
the communities rated in northern Ontario.
Kenora MP Greg Rickford is already embracing his new role.
The Conservative member has been named Parliamentary Secreatary for Official Languages.
Rickford says the Caucus appointment is a great honour.
The Secreatary looks at all of the policies and issues that arise in enforcing and understanding Canada's Official Languages Act.
Ontario's Minister of Northern Development Michael Gravelle says they're going to tackle the north's infrastructure deficit.
Gravelle adds each provincial minister had the opportunity to speak with Federal Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Duncan.
A Kenora business man is looking to take a stab at municipal politics.
Mort Goss is the latest person to enter the race for Kenora City Council.
Goss, owner of Sure Thing and a executive member of the Kenora Business Improvement Zone, filed his nomination papers yesterday.
He joins eight other people in the race for six seats on council.
Another person has also signed up to run for the Kenora Catholic District
Brenda Bye is the fifth person in the race for one of five seats on the
Separate School Board.
September 10th is the final day to submit nomination papers.