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…

Kelowna designer transforms hospital gowns from drab to fab

N.S. first responders launch education site on trauma amid year of COVID, violence

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 2, 2020 12:20 pm     Updated December 2, 2020 12:21 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A new website is launching today…

Crafts designed and created by Bijal Shah.

Crafting industry takes hit, but adapting amid pandemic

This time of the year is usually when business picks up for Bijal Shah. Her crafts, BsBowzart, are regularly on display at local Montreal-area fairs and markets, but the pandemic has forced things to work a little differently. Crafts designed and created by Bijal Shah. Felicia Parrillo/Global News “Now we feel more of the…

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ offering $50K to offset COVID-19 costs

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ offering $50K to offset COVID-19 costs

Winnipeg’s Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is handing out $50,000 to help local businesses get back on their feet after suffering financial losses due to the pandemic. The BIZ says up to 50 businesses will receive $1,000 each to be used for advertising, promotion, signage, rent, repairs, mortgage payments or other business expenses. “We know downtown…

‘Construction Dollars Program’ set to support core-area businesses: City of London

‘Construction Dollars Program’ set to support core-area businesses: City of London

The City of London has launched a “Core Area Construction Dollars Program” to thank customers for supporting businesses Downtown and in Old East Village. Londoners visiting Downtown and Old East have the chance to receive Construction Dollars. The dollars are in coupon amounts of $5, $10 and $20, and can be received through customer…

Alberta jury trials to resume next month at offsite locations due to COVID-19 pandemic

Alberta jury trials to resume next month at offsite locations due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta says jury selection and jury trials will resume next month, but most won’t be in courtrooms. The court says on its website that proceedings will start Sept. 8, after they were postponed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most courtrooms and jury deliberation rooms, including the…