The Town of Moosonee has received funding to install the public docks on the Moose River front, weeks after residents have raised health and safety concerns.
Wakenagun Community Futures Development Corporation said it will provide $5,000 to install and maintain the docks for the summer of 2012.
Prior to the announcement, Moosonee mayor Victor Mitchell remained adamant that more boat taxi drivers on the Moose River front needed to pay a $400 docking fee in order for the town to install public docks.
Extreme cold weather is part of life every winter on the James Bay coast. The cold was normal for my parents who were both born on the land during a time...