Tuesday, January 3, 2012
The Canadian Cancer Society has launched its seventh annual “Driven to Quit Challenge”
The Challenge itself is funded annually by the Ontario government and is open
to anyone over the age of 19-who used tobacco for at least 10 months in
Those who stay smoke-free for the month of March could win their
choice of a new Ford Fusion hybrid or Ford Edge.
Click here to register!
It finds that people are delaying diagnosis because they believe their symptoms are part of old age.
January is Alzheimer Awareness month.
The Kenora Swimming Sharks CASH DRAW takes place at the Kenora Recreation Centre on January 19th.
Just under 2,500 tickets will be sold for $20 each and are available at many businesses around Kenora including Sunset Strip Husky
The N-D-P want to cap the salaries of hospital C-E-O's at 418-thousand dollars a year but Tom Closson of the Ontario Hospital Association says this is the wrong time to limit pay for hospital administrators.
Closson adds that being more transparent will boost the public's confidence in what he says is the most efficient hospital system in Canada.
Want to make a difference in the community?
If you're between the ages of 14-21, attending high school or an educational institute: why not join the Kenora Youth Council?
Interested volunteers have until Friday, January 6th 2012 to submit their application to:
One Main Street South
Phone: (807) 467-2000
Fax: (807) 467-2009
Application forms and terms of reference are available at City Hall or by visiting www.kenora.ca
Roy Avis says with everyone back, council was able to plot strategies right away in 2011.
Avis says with Resolute Forest Products still facing economic challenges, and the mill seeking a reduction in taxes, 2012 could be a challenge.
Campbell, who took over for Howard Hampton in October's election, says she would have liked to see more come out of her first session.
Campbell says the inability to form parliamentary committees in the last session prevented many proposed bills from moving forward.