Remembering the celebrities we lost in 2020

Remembering the celebrities we lost in 2020

The global coronavirus pandemic made it an especially difficult year for celebrity deaths in 2020, adding to the annual tally of losses caused by time, illness and personal tragedy. From the shocking accidental deaths of Kobe Bryant and Naya Rivera to the secret cancer that claimed Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman, there were plenty…

2021 Bel Rotary Virtual Pandemic Polar Plunge

2021 Bel Rotary Virtual Pandemic Polar Plunge

The BEL Rotary Polar Plunge will look a little different for 2021… In conjunction with 101.5 The Wolf, Global Peterborough and 100.5 Fresh Radio, BEL Rotary is encouraging plungers to take the plunge virtually this year! BEL Rotary will supply plungers with a kiddie pool to take the plunge at a location of the…

6 easy ways to personalize and update your Ikea furniture

6 easy ways to personalize and update your Ikea furniture

It’s easy to be seduced by the clean lines and small prices of Ikea’s furniture. So easy, you probably will walk into many rooms featuring the same cookie-cutter furniture. That’s why Pinterest is full of Ikea hacks. But the painting, the cutting and measuring can get old real quick. These companies have done the…

Nova Scotia invests 360K in housing facility for criminalized women

Nova Scotia invests $360K in housing facility for criminalized women transitioning back to society

Nova Scotia announced Wednesday that a total investment of $360,000 has been made to the Elizabeth Fry Society’s Holly House for the next two years in an effort to enhance access to housing and supports. Holly House is a supportive housing facility in Dartmouth operated by the Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia.…

Coronavirus City of London releases list of facilities closed for

Coronavirus: City of London releases list of facilities closed for provincewide lockdown

Community centres, arenas, rinks and aquatics facilities are just some of the temporary closures to come as part of Ontario’s provincewide COVID-19 shutdown. On Monday, the province announced that starting Dec. 26, Ontario will be going into a provincewide lockdown for four weeks. Due to the lockdown, the City of London said effective Dec.…

Former Neskantaga contractor accused of cutting corners in other First

Former Neskantaga contractor accused of cutting corners in other First Nations

They had unqualified workers on site and required constant supervision, according to one engineer’s blunt assessment. “They cut corners every day, every day,” said Justin Gee, vice-president of First Nations Engineering Services Ltd. Gee said he encountered these recurring problems while overseeing the work of a construction firm, Kingdom Construction Limited (KCL), building a water…