Wow, this week has flown by! (Even though it seems like it hasn’t stopped raining…at least it’s making the grass turn green. Now all we need is some sunshine!)
This morning, of course, everyone in Canada woke up to a postal strike…Hopefully the Canada Post strike will not last long, as the magazine will need to be sent out once it comes back from the printer! (That should be in a couple weeks’ time.) Cross your fingers.
Last night I was at the Katimavik house for a potluck, as our volunteer Morgan was on house manager duty. (I always miss them when they’re out for the week!) She made a delicious carrot-ginger soup and I had a really great evening! Thanks Morgan!
I have been getting things done on my “Things to do before going on maternity leave” list. Time is getting short now!
Some interesting news/links I’ve come across recently:
- Natuashish writer wins National Award – Candace Toma, a 15-year-old from Natuashish, just won a national award for a story she wrote. Great job, Canadace!
- Canucks Coach born in Labrador City – I’m not a big hockey fan, but I thought this was interesting. One of the coaches for the Vancouver Canucks was born in Lab City! Cool, eh?
- Joey Russell hangs up skates – In more Lab City-related sports news, Joey Russell just announced his retirement from competitive skating.
- The Provincial Archive – A band from Edmonton called “The Provincial Archive” is making a cross-Canada tour…of provincial archives! Clever. In related news, a newspaper compared one of the other venues on the tour with the Alberta Provincial Archives.
- Oral history interviews, an archive, and the Irish Troubles – Probably the most dramatic news story I’ve ever read about oral histories.
- Labatt makes archive donation – in more light-hearted archival news, Labatt Breweries has made a large archival donation to the University of Western Ontario. Some interesting stuff in there for sure! (Ransom demands!)
Rigolet Digital Storytelling videos – And something a little closer to home.
That’s it from me today! Look out for a book review by Chelcie soon!