Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The two sides sat down with a conciliator last week to try and iron out a new agreement.
If there is no deal, workers at KACL could be in a legal strike position later this month.
Some of the union members have been without a contract for over a year and a half.
The company was supposed finalize the terms of the deal by Monday.
A Ministry of the Environment spokesperson says more time has been requested.
Abitibi now has until the end of this month to work out an arrangement with the Environmental Review Tribunal.
The ministry is seeking 2.3 million dollars from AbitibiBowater to finance ongoing tests.
The OPP in Sioux Narrows are investigating a rash of break-ins Southeast of Kenora.
Police were called to a camp on Lobstick Bay about one break and enter and then noticed that a number of other residences in the area had also been burglarized.
A Scenes Crimes Unit has been called in to help out with the investigation.
Debbie McLean of the MNR says over six-hundred- thousand hectares of forest where burned this past season alone...that's the most we've seen in about 50 years.
McLean says it cost the government about 230 million dollars to fight the 13 hundred and 30 blazes
Bike lanes are officially part of Lakeview Drive.
Dave Schwartz is a member of the bike committee and says the lanes were stenciled after the road was re-paved.
Schwartz says their goal is to expand the number of bike lanes to create a city-wide network.