Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Lake Smart was carried out by the Lake of the Woods District Property Owners Association and encouraged cottage owners to be more environmentally aware.
Susan McLeod is the executive director and says they visited over 400 properties this past summer.
The Property Owners Association hired two students this past summer to go out on Lake of the Woods
and surrounding areas with the Lake Smart Program.
The fundraising hockey tournament had asked the city to one of its corporate sponsors this year.
Instead council turned down the request, saying it already supports the tournament through subsidized ice rentals at the Kenora Rec. Center and the Keewatin Arena.
Councillor Rod McMay pointed out that Kids for Cancer also receive a 25 hundred dollar grant from the Community Foundation, which the city also provides monetary support.
It's part of the Environmental assessment process and the public can comment up until December 16th.
Noront wants to operate a nickel-copper-platinum mine at the site in Northern Ontario.