FERNIE, B.C. – The City of Fernie, B.C., closed its operations for a day of mourning on Friday as colleagues and loved ones remembered three dedicated workers and devoted family men who died on the job following an ammonia leak at the local arena.
The provincial coroners’ service said the men who died Tuesday were Fernie residents Wayne Hornquist, 59, and Lloyd Smith, 52, and 46-year-old Jason Podloski of Turner Valley, Alta.
There’s something special about an opening night performance, and there’s something more special yet about an opening season performance, particularly when that season is your diamond anniversary. The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre opened its ground-breaking 60th season on Thursday, and while the story may not be new to some audience members, Shakespeare in Love is a crowd-pleaser through and through.
By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press
This week we celebrate Small Business Week, but not only that; we are starting the most crucial couple of months for many of our retail small businesses. For retailers large and small, the Christmas season can make or break the year.
This time of year gives us a great opportunity to support local businesses and the value that they provide. Local businesses support community events, sponsor local sports teams and provide employment to our friends and neighbours. But they need customers in order to do this.
MONTREAL – Airbus and Bombardier plan to remain strategic partners on the C Series program even after the European aerospace giant is able to buy out its minority partners, the chief executives of both companies said Friday.
According to terms of the deal announced Monday, Airbus has the option to buy out Bombardier (TSX:BBD.B) in about seven years, and the Quebec government in 2023.