This past weekend the Balmertown Figure Skating Club (BFSC) hosted the first ever local Canskate competition inviting more than 40 skaters to participate in the afternoon event. Skaters were assessed on their progress to date and presented with gold, silver or bronze ribbons to mark their achievement. As part of the new Skate Canada Canskate program clubs across the country are being encouraged to host more local competitive events to simulate the experience and ready skaters for regional and provincial competitions. The BFSC Starskate team will be in Dryden at the end of January competing against regional skaters.
Published: July 19, 2017 BY JENNIFER PARSONS Municipal leaders feel the local government is “on track” when it comes to meeting its strategic plan goals and objectives. On Monday night Councillors received a report card on the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan detailing planning and infrastructure initiatives undertaken by the Municipality in the last 18 months in […]
Published June 1, 2016 BY JENNIFER THURBIDE A delegation of South American municipal leaders left the Red Lake District this week with a greater understanding of our economic, social and cultural realities after spending the weekend with area leaders. From May 27-30 10 district mayors and economic officers from Peru and Columbia were in town […]
Published: September 14, 2016 BY JENNIFER PARSONS The Township of Ear Falls is making adolescent recreation venues a priority as leadership moves forward in the development of an outdoor recreation plan. Earlier this summer the municipal government engaged in a planning process to address parks, playground structures, and the waterfront area and presented a draft […]