The 11th annual Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) Relay for Life, held at Centennial Park in Red Lake June 5-6, raised more than $60,000 this year. Thirteen teams, for a total of 120 people, walked through the night until sunrise. The funds raised go towards cancer research, influencing public policy, support programs for people with cancer and their caregivers, and advocacy.
BY LINDSAY BRISCOE Local seven-year old Olivia McCann had an experience she’ll never forget last week when the entire Toronto Maple Leafs team and mascot showed up during one of her regular visits to SickKids. Olivia, the daughter of Carole-Lynn and Pat McCann, has been travelling to the SickKids Hospital in Toronto on a regular […]
By Lindsay Briscoe Whether you’ve never stepped into a cage in your life or you’ve been working underground for decades, you’ve likely never seen anything like the Mine Fox. Gordon Martin, Manager of Tramin Mine Services in Atikokan and former underground mechanic apprentice turned mechanical supervisor, says he thinks there’s a niche market for the […]