News from around St. Marys.

Remembrance seminar at the St. Marys Museum

During this week of Remembrance, it is worthwhile thinking about life a century ago in Canada and in St. Marys. The upcoming seminar, Thursday evening, November 16, at the St. Marys Museum – Voices from 1917 – aims to provide a bit of the flavour of that significant year. 1917 was filled with events that…

Heroically Stepping up to Fight Evil

Two brave Texans stopped Church Shooter By Stewart Grant Every November, we take time to remember and acknowledge the ultimate sacrifices made by our nation’s brave soldiers who died fighting for our freedom. When called upon in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and throughout our nation’s ongoing peacekeeping efforts, our armed…

Lincolns host Sarnia Legionnaires tonight

First Responders Night at the PRC By Stewart Grant The St. Marys Lincolns are currently battling for position in the GOJHL’s closely-bunched Western Conference and the team has a pair of key games this weekend. At 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Pyramid Recreation Centre, the Lincolns (currently 9th place with 10 points) host the Sarnia…

“Pink in the Rink” tonight at Lincolns’ game

Fans encouraged to wear pink and support Canadian Cancer Society By Stewart Grant October is breast cancer awareness month.    The St. Marys Lincolns are hosting a “Pink in the Rink” night this evening at the PRC, with all fans in attendance encouraged to wear something pink to the game. The Lincolns will don special…

Federal government responds to pressure on tax changes

By Mark Wales, Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture The federal government got an earful about its proposed tax changes that would have devastating impacts on incorporated farm businesses in Canada. It appears they have listened as Finance Minister Bill Morneau has now announced a reduction in small business tax rates, as well as the abandonment…

Size matters not!

Iceland in, USA out of soccer’s World Cup By Stewart Grant One of the greatest spectacles in sport is soccer’s World Cup, which is held once every four years, with the next edition coming up next year in Russia. On Monday, Iceland celebrated its first-ever qualification for the World Cup by finishing in first place…