Potlotek community promised new water system but questions remain

first_imgTrina Roache APTN National NewsMi’kmaq who have been with dirty water in Potlotek, N.S. have been promised a new water system.Federal government officials met with the community Tuesday.People applauded the good news, but still have big questions.See related stories here: #[email protected]last_img

Cabinet late to inform Lobster Season extended

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 16 Mar 2015 – An extraordinary meeting last week by Cabinet is where it was decided the Lobster season would be returned to its usual close out date of end of March; problem is the general public was not officially informed until today. It was explained that the plea of fishermen forced the change in the close date from yesterday, Sunday March 15 to now March 31st. Office of the Premier said: “The season… was impacted during the last few weeks due to unfavourable weather conditions and the extension was granted to give fishermen the opportunity to get a few last good yields in before the close, which lasts up to six months.” The information is said to be in the process of being Gazetted for further release. Cabinet Report by Premier, His Excellency present. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:cabinet, lobster season Recommended for you TCI to renew Storm & Flood insurance Cabinet Ministers get to spend more, CFO stays on the joblast_img read more

Nirupam Sen put on life support system

first_imgKolkata: Former West Bengal minister and senior CPI(M) leader Nirupam Sen has been put on life-support system at a city-based hospital after his health condition deteriorated, doctors said Friday. The condition of 71-year-old Sen was critical, the doctors said. Sen, who has been fighting kidney ailments was admitted to the hospital and put on life-support system on Wednesday evening, they said. Sen was the Commerce and Industry minister in the Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee government and was also a former politburo member of the CPI(M).last_img

Boeing to pay US100 million to crash families communities

first_img Wednesday, July 3, 2019 CHICAGO — Boeing says it will pay US$100 million over several years to families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max plane that killed 346 people.The company announced today that some of the money will go toward living expenses and to cover hardship suffered by the families of dead passengers.Boeing faces dozens of lawsuits over the accidents.Relatives of passengers on a Lion Air Max that crashed off the coast of Indonesia agreed to try to settle through mediation, but families of passengers killed in an Ethiopian Airlines crash are waiting until more is known about the accidents.Preliminary investigations point to the role played by new software that pushed the planes’ noses down. Boeing is updating the software. Max jets have been grounded worldwide since March. Share By: The Associated Press Boeing to pay US$100 million to crash families, communities Tags: boeing << Previous PostNext Post >>last_img read more