Wednesday, November 6, 2013

NorWOSSA "A" Championships Taking Place in Rainy River

Rainy River High School is playing host to the NorWOSSA championships today and tomorrow.

The host Owls have a bye into tomorrow's gold medal game for the Senior Girls Basketball and Junior Girls Basketball.

Today, the semi-finals are taking place, with the junior and senior boys volleyball semi-finals taking place first, following by the girls basketball semis.

First up is Sioux Lookout versus Atikokan in junior boys volleyball, while the final game of the
day will feature Atikokan against Sioux Lookout for the right to face Rainy River in the senior
girls final.

OPP Warn About Passing School Buses

A reminder to motorists to stop for school buses when they have their lights flashing.

The OPP in Red Lake says they have received a number of complaints in recent days
about vehicles passing buses with their lights activated.

Officers have also managed to charged several violators in the past couple of weeks.

You can be fined almost 500 dollars and lose 6 demerit points for passing a school bus
which is loading and unloading students.

Rafferty Comments on Senate Suspensions

The Senate is suspending Pamela Wallin, Mike Duffy and Patrick Brazeau

They're cutting their salaries as well.

Thunder Bay MP John Rafferty says the fact that they get to keep their health, dental and life insurance shows that we need Senate reform.

The senators will also be barred from the upper chamber for the duration of the parliamentary session.