3 Big Sports Stories – March 10, 2017

Barcelona does the unthinkable When you are going into the second leg of a Champions League round of 16 match, and you won the first game 4-0, all you have to do is not be a colossal choke artist and you are good as gold. That, however, is something Paris Saint-Germain could not manage to…

24 year-old Childerley recovering after heart attack

Quick medical response and defibrillators praised By Stewart Grant Thanks to the fundraising efforts of Connor Aarts, much local attention has been received this year on the importance of automated external defibrillators (AED) as a potentially life-saving device. In memory of fellow soccer player Andrew Stoddart who died while playing the sport in 2015, 14-year-old…

How to Vote in the Conservative Leadership Race

Deadline to register is March 28th By Stewart Grant In 1920, Conservative leader and St. Marys native Arthur Meighen became Prime Minister of Canada, succeeding Sir Robert Borden’s Unionist Party government. In the nearly 100 years that have followed, our government has been formed by either the Conservative or Liberal parties. My point is, whoever…

Town seeks public input on Cadzow Park playground options

Cadzow Park is one step closer to having a new playground. Last week Town staff, including Early Childhood Educators, recreation programmers, accessibility representatives and the building and development team, narrowed down proposals to four options, all of which meet accessibility and budgetary requirements. The Town is now seeking input from residents on the four options through…

Town announces initial plans for Canada 150 celebration 

Trent Severn and the White Pine Dancers to perform at Cadzow Park   2017 marks Canada’s 150th birthday and the Town of St. Marys is planning a special celebration to mark this momentous occasion. On Saturday, July 1, residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a free, family-friendly event featuring hands-on activities, cultural experiences, live musical performances…