United Way’s 4th annual Day of Caring gets moved up a few months… the new date for 2013 is Wed. June 12th. Get a group together from work and help out at a local agency and learn about what is really going on this community. Our radio group has spent time at John Howard Society,
Coming soon…. 570 News intern Hailey Merkt is spending her summer/winter working in Cape Town, South Africa. She blogs about those experiences here.
It makes no sense to anyone. It takes up a lot of chatter here in the newsroom. My neighbours stop me out on the street, roll down the car window and shake their heads. Why…? And what don’t we know? It hits too close to home and too close to the heart. Tim Bosma was
Anything can happen between now and the day the budget bill comes up for approval in the legislature, but it seems at this hour, based on what NDP leader Horwath has said, that the Liberal government will survive at least a year rather than be given campaign walking papers by the NDP.
More of us locally want to give…. and live on in some way. BeADonor.ca says over 85% of Ontario residents are in favour of organ donation but just 25% have jumped online to register …something that takes about two minutes of your time. Thanks to Carol Thorman with the Life Donation Awareness Association of Mid-West Ontario for
Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath faces one of the most pivotal decisions of her political life once the provincial budget is tabled later today.
Oh….Don Cherry. Stirring the pot once again… not sure if he even thought he was on Saturday night. If you missed the explosion on social media, Cherry commented on female reporters in the locker room. He doesn’t think women belong there…saying Karen Thomson of Team 1040 shouldn’t have been allowed in the Blackhawks dressing. I
Finally!! Spring unpacks the suitcase and stays. Really. John Wilson is promising us temps in the high teens this weekend…. and I believe him. My daffodils will finally pop open, and we might even yank out the lawnmower. The other plan is to grab the latest One Book One Community pick..and join the region’s biggest
When I watch Premier League Soccer out of the U.K. I enjoy watching Liverpool FC do their thing. That thing includes not scoring,watching their goaltender Pepe letting the other team score and watching what Liverpool striker Luis Suarez will do. Turns out he got a little out of hand and took a bite out of
We’ve all had the Bad Day at work. But when some us are having a really bad day… it’s a lot more noticeable. Try talking for a living on live radio. Some mornings..and some words are a little rougher and tougher than others. And you always have to be aware of that hot mic. Is