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Dease Pool’s future up for debate Monday

Dease Pool’s future up for debate Monday

Council will consider 4 options for site’s future
Community safety meeting reveals divisions

Community safety meeting reveals divisions

Councillors discuss response to city’s “unprecedented” social problems.
Future of fire services considered

Future of fire services considered

City Council questions consultant on master plan draft.
Council hesitates on indoor sports facility funding

Council hesitates on indoor sports facility funding

Millions set aside, but some councillors say city can’t afford project.
Consultants single out 12 city sectors for further review

Consultants single out 12 city sectors for further review

Human resources, roads, parks, Sister Cities and child care among the areas consultants say need a closer look as the city performs its first service and program review in two decades.
Indoor rinks cost taxpayers $1M in operating losses in 2019

Indoor rinks cost taxpayers $1M in operating losses in 2019

Fort William Gardens the most expensive to run, with $462,300 in operating losses this year.
Carrick/Vickers corridor bridge hits snag

Carrick/Vickers corridor bridge hits snag

Soft soils could have major impact on nearby main trunk sanitary sewer line if the proposed location is used. Administration looking at options, including stretching construction over two seasons.
Falling dollar helping draw American tourists

Falling dollar helping draw American tourists

Traffic increased at the Pigeon River border crossing by two per cent. However, the region is getting less promotional support from the province.
Integrity commissioner advised to seek legal opinion on conflict charges

Integrity commissioner advised to seek legal opinion on conflict charges

Council wants to be certain conflict of interest and breaching the code of conduct charges against sitting councillors have a basis in law before moving forward.
Council refers strategic plan for further discussion

Council refers strategic plan for further discussion

Several councillors expressed concern about the lack of a growth pillar in the three-year plan that would address business and economic development.