Good News of the MonthAugust
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Alexander Henry re-christened after 60 years. Officials at the Lakehead Transportation Museum Society held a dedication ceremony on July 18th— 60 years to the day the Alexander Henry ship was first christened at the Port Arthur shipyard. The ship, which was built in 1958 at the Port Arthur Shipbuilding Company, served as a Canadian Coast Guard buoy tender and icebreaker on the Great Lakes until it was replaced in 1985. The vessel is now opened to the public on a daily basis.
Clients and visitors can now access St. Joseph’s Hospital through its new Main Entrance, accessed from Algoma Street. The Main Entrance has a pick up and drop off area, metered Accessible parking, and offers a covered walkway from the second level of the Waterfront District Parkade.
The Staal Foundation Open raised over $189,000 for local charities at this year’s event, pushing its five-year total past $1 million. Bravo!
Minister of Transportation, Marc Garneau, along with Minister Patty Hajdu and Thunder Bay Port Authority CEO, Tim Heney, announced a $7.5 million investment into infrastructure projects at the Port of Thunder Bay.
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