Wednesday, April 30, 2014

NOMA Urging Province To Twin Highway 17

Five years and counting.

That's how long ago the federal and provincial government's announced 100 million dollars to twin the Trans-Canada Highway between Kenora and the Manitoba border.

Kenora mayor Dave Canfield says the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association has passed a resolution urging the government to finally start construction on the project.

Transportation minister Glen Murray did have a meeting with the new band leadership at Shoal Lake last week in hopes of moving the Twinning project