At the Flin Flon City Council Meeting last night Council resolved that the City will recognize the National Day for Truth and reconciliation on September 30th as a paid holiday to recognize the colonial legacy of residential schools, honor Indigenous survivors noting it is vital to the ongoing reconciliation process.
Council also agreed to support the Flin Flon Public Library in its application for a grant opportunity from the Provincial Small Capital Grants Initiatives Program for the Flin Flon Library Project involving building upgrades.
Council approved a donation to the Flin Flon Creighton and Area SPCA for the use of the Flin Flon Community Hall as requested in their Municipal Funding application. The application noted they rescue and house animals until they find forever homes and educate the community.
Mayor Cal Huntley thanked the people who filed papers to run for Council for stepping up for your community and advised be ready to work with your fellow Councillors locally, provincially and even federally for the betterment of your community.