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Essa Township makes history with first female mayor

Essa Township makes history with first female mayor

History was made in Essa Township on Wednesday, as the first-ever female mayor in the town’s history, was sworn in. Sandie MacDonald has represented the township for almost sixteen years; two terms as a councillor, and for the last eight years as Deputy Mayor.“I am overwhelmed and blessed with all of the support that I’ve had from Essa residents and from my family. I am so excited,” she said following the inauguration.“I used to think, ‘what will I ever be able to bring that would be different?’, and it’s notRead More


Local historical society hopes to preserve a piece of Georgian Bay history

Lighthouse

A group local of volunteers is trying to save a beacon of light that overlooks Georgian Bay. Older than Canada itself, the Nottawasaga Lighthouse is one of six imperial towers built on the Great Lakes in the mid-1800s and has been a staple in the community since. The guiding light was decommissioned in 2003; a lightning strike severely damaged the tower the following year. Doug Hackbart, an engineer with the Nottawasaga Lighthouse Preservation Society (NLPS) hopes it stays that way for future generations. “This is a heritage asset, we can’tRead More


Jean-Francois Lisée leads PQ to one of its worst showings in history

Jean-Francois Lisée leads PQ to one of its worst showings in history

CTV Montreal Published Monday, October 1, 2018 9:28PM EDT Last Updated Monday, October 1, 2018 10:20PM EDT Jean-Francois Lisée has led the Parti Quebecois to its worst showing in its 50-year history, winning just 18 percent of the popular vote and just ten seats in the National Assembly. That is not enough to maintain official party status in Quebec. The party’s founder, René Levesque, led the PQ to seven seats with 23 percent of the popular vote. Lisée’s is at risk of losing his own seat, and throughout the eveningRead More


New Zealand’s ‘First Baby’ makes history at UN General Assembly

Jacinda Ardern

First she made global headlines for being only the second world leader to give birth in office, and now New Zealand’s leader has made history again for bringing her baby to the United Nations General Assembly in New York. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern became the first world leader to bring her child with her to the annual meeting when she attended the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit on Monday evening. Accompanied by her partner Clarke Gayford, who is the baby’s primary caregiver, Adern was seen kissing and bobbing herRead More


Niverville’s entire council elected by acclamation for fourth time in town’s history

Niverville’s entire council elected by acclamation for fourth time in town’s history

In a little more than a month, Manitobans will be casting their ballots for who they’d like to see in charge of their city, town, or RM, but in Niverville it’s a different story. “Very pleased to once again be able to serve the great people of Niverville alongside my full council,” said Mayor Myron Dyck. There will be no nail biting for candidates come Election Day, Oct. 24. Dyck, deputy mayor John Funk, and councilors Kevin Stott, Chris Wiebe, and Nathan Dueck were all acclaimed Tuesday after the nominationRead More


35 year old who lives in 1946 – BBC News

35 year old who lives in 1946 - BBC News

Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews Ben Sansum is 35. But he lives in 1946. His clothes, his house, the music he listens to – all come from an era before he was even born. BBC News went to meet Ben at home in Cambridgeshire Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/user/bbcnews Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews source todays world news – 35 year old who lives in 1946 – BBC News #worldnews #breakingnews #music #headlinenews USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABCRead More


Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi concentration camp – BBC News

Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi concentration camp - BBC News

Drone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today – 70 years after it was liberated by Soviet troops. The camp in Poland is now maintained as a World Heritage Site and is visited by thousands of tourists and survivors every year. Auschwitz was the largest camp established by the Germans during World War II. More than a million people – the vast majority of them Jews – died there between 1940, when it was built, and 1945, when it was liberated by the Soviet army. Railway tracksRead More


Life Inside Cuba 1 of 7 . BBC World News Documentary

Life Inside Cuba 1 of 7 . BBC World News Documentary

Life Inside Cuba 1 of 7 . BBC World News Documentary, recorded 18.02.2009 I’m nostagic about Cuba… As such I’ve collected News & Media Clips over the years… Like it or Loathe it, here it is … “life Inside Cuba” source todays world news – Life Inside Cuba 1 of 7 . BBC World News Documentary #worldnews #breakingnews #music #headlinenews USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


ABC News Promo (1961)

ABC News Promo (1961)

An early commercial for ABC News, featuring National Correspondent Roger Sharp and commentator John Cameron Swayze. (Date estimated to be 1961, with some reports indicating 1960 or 1962.) source todays world news – ABC News Promo (1961) #worldnews #breakingnews #music #headlinenews USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


The Global Philosopher: Should borders matter? BBC News

The Global Philosopher: Should borders matter? BBC News

Michael Sandel explores the philosophical justifications made for national borders. Using a pioneering state-of-the-art studio at the Harvard Business School, Professor Sandel is joined by 60 participants from over 30 countries in a truly global digital space. If you’d like to join our next debate click on this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b075ft6f Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews source todays world news – The Global Philosopher: Should borders matter? BBC News #worldnews #breakingnews #music #headlinenews USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories”Read More