A sticky situation at an uptown pool hall--fire officials had to rescue a man who got his arm trapped in a VLT.
Fire department getting a call from Dooly's on Prince Edward Square shortly after noon saying that a man was stuck to the elbow in a video lottery terminal.
According to District Chief Joe Armstrong, it took over an hour of hard work to cut the machine apart and free the man. He wasn't injured--but he probably won't be doing that again any time soon.
Monday, January 2, 2012
In a year end interview with CHSJ News -- the Premier says any move to increase the H-S-T requires a referendum and his main focus at the moment is to get spending under control and focusing on core services -- something that may mean cuts to programs and services.
Alward also isn't ruling out further increases on fuel - tobacco - and - alcohol taxes if needed when his government tables its budget in March.
Meantime -- pre-budget public consultations are slated to begin here in the city January 16th.
To watch a video of our year end interview with Premier Alward - click the "Videos" button to the right.