The Herman Prior 55+ Centre will be ringing in the New Year with the annual New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dance at the Centre on Dec. 31. Advance tickets are now available in the office.
There is a movement happening in our community that I think is flying under the radar and I believe that it’s finally time to give some well-deserved credit to it and to the people involved.
There’s an old expression: Waste not, want not! It’s reality and perhaps hard to believe, but somebody’s been keeping statistics. This past Christmas, more than 14 million (that’s right, 14 million) unwanted gifts were given and received across Canada. Isn’t it time Canadians thought about buying differently?
Through the month of December last year, I began a tradition of researching and writing about the stories behind our most loved Christmas carols. For Part One of this year’s series, I’ve picked “Joy to the World.”
Agassiz Youth Centre held a bake sale and raised money towards the purchase of toys for the Salvation Army and Scotia Bank's Toy Mountain. They presented the toys on Dec. 4. From left to right: Heather James, Kaitlyn McDermid (teacher at Agassiz); Lieut. Peter Robinson, and Crystal Wilson (teacher at Agassiz).
The RCMP have arrested and charged a former member after receiving a complaint of historical sexual assault.
“Values are caught, not taught” is how the saying goes.
The Manitoba RCMP 2013 Holiday Checkstop Program kicked off on Dec. 2 and will continue to Jan.1, 2014.
The Typhoon Haiyan Philippine fundraiser held at Good Shepherd Catholic Hall on Nov. 30, raised almost $6,000 for relief efforts in the Philippines.