Tuesday, September 20, 2011
The meeting will take place at 7PM.
Those foods can no longer be sold in local schools under new regulations passed by the provincial government.
Chelsea LeCain is a dietician with the Northwestern Health Unit and says there are some exemptions.
Each class is allowed 10 special event days, which are exempt from the new food regulations. The new regulations went into effect September 1st.
CUPE claims both sides walked away from the table after an Air Canada spokesman insulted the union and a federal mediator.
Labour Minister Lisa Raitt says she still expects the two sides in the Air Canada dispute to get back together and come up with a collective agreement.
The flight attendants have threatened to walk off the job at 12:01 a.m. tomorrow if their demands aren't met.
The key areas of dispute are wages, pensions, crew rest, working conditions and work rules.
Union Gas Spokesperson Vanda Wall says the cost of natural gas will be decreasing slightly during the colder months. Eight dollars and twenty-five cents worth of savings could be coming your way on consumption of about 2600 cubic meters a year. Wall says the rate change comes into effect October 1st.
Police say they seized 16-hundred plants during the weekend at Brunswick House First Nation near Timmins.Police put the value of the plants at 1.6 million dollars. Nishnawbe-Aski Police didn't say whether the plants were found in a field or growing inside homes on the reserve, 200 kilometres southwest of Timmins.
Suspects have been identified, but no names have been released.
Walmart Canada President and CEO David Cheesewright announced today the launch of the Walmart Green Student Challenge, inviting post-secondary students across Canada to develop proposals that are good for the environment and for business.
Cheesewright says "We're asking for their best, most innovative ideas to make business more environmentally sustainable in the future."
Full contest details, including a video announcement, are available at www.sharegreen.ca/student
The Ministry of Natural Resources has dispatched 16-fire rangers, a waterbomber and a birdog to Northern Minnesota. A 94-thousand acre forest fire continues to blaze in the Pagami Creek area.
The fire is only 19-percent contained and evacuation notices remain in effect in the area.