Thursday, October 27, 2011
Young offenders in Kenora may get a new job.
Creighton Youth Services says its wants to start up a program called Paint the Town.
Tammie Potter asked the Police Services Board to support the project and help form a new committee.
Potter says the idea is to get the youth out into the community to cover-up grafitti and other areas in need of a clean-up.
Statistics from the local detachment shows policing costs so far in 2011 are not only on target, but actually under budget.
Inspector Dave Lucas says through the first six months of this fiscal year, they have spent 3.14 million dollars.
That's just over 200 thousand dollars than they had projected. Lucas adds that their overtime costs are less than expected.
The Federal Government made major investments to replace the Terminal building, enhance airport parking and install wildlife control fencing.
A special ceremony is planned for 2 o'clock.
Lebel and Rickford will also take time to sit down with area Mayor's.
An official swearing-in ceremony for all NDP members is taking place this morning in Toronto.
Campbell captured the Kenora-Rainy River Riding in the October 6th election.
She has already been named critic for Natural Resources and Aboriginal Affairs.