Post Groundhog Day Celebration

Every year I know on Groundhog Day that it’s my BFF’s birthday.  We met at the age of nine, when my family moved to Nairn from Kitchener and I was off to East Williams school. On the teeter-totters we became best friends and 41 years later we still are and with her living in beautiful…

Extra Innings – News from the Hall of Fame

It’s been a busy few weeks with the announcement of our 2017 Inductees.  Our Director of Operations Scott Crawford has been busy on the phone with the Inductees and media outlets and is already occupied with arrangements for Induction Day.  There is heightened interest in the event with Roy Halladay and Vladimir Guerrero in this…

3 Big Sports Stories You Need To Know About

By Spencer Seymour Michel Therrien out; Claude Julien in On Tuesday, the Montreal Canadiens made an announcement that shook up their team in a big way and left fans with their jaws hanging open. Therrien was a very polarizing figure within the Habs fanbase and it is clear to everyone that lately there was something…

Top 10 reasons to celebrate Canadian agriculture

This week in advance of Canada’s Agriculture Day on February 16th, the folks at www.agriculturemorethanever.ca narrowed down their top 10 reasons for celebrating Canadian agriculture, in reverse order: 10.  The ag sector is a major employer. Ag employs over 2.3 million Canadians – that’s one in eight jobs. 9.  We’re a trading powerhouse. Canada is the world’s fifth…

New Director of Education named for Avon Maitland

Trustees of the Avon Maitland District School Board have announced the selection of Dr. Lisa Walsh as Director of Education, effective April 1, 2017.  The Board approved her appointment in Committee of the Whole and will confirm it at the next Regular Board meeting. Dr. Lisa Walsh was selected to build on the successful initiatives…