Panic grips the city, as grim faced former student council presidents write talking points far into the night.In the month’s biggest surprise, Pope Benedict XVI announces his resignation after giving an interview to Oprah Winfrey in which he reveals that he is not Catholic. Also stepping down is Hillary Clinton, who, after decades of public service, resigns as secretary of state so she will finally have a chance to spend some personal quality time with her team of campaign advisors.The beleaguered cruise ship industry suffers another blow when the Carnival Triumph loses power in a fire and drifts helplessly for days in the Gulf of Mexico. In other transportation news, American Airlines and US Airways announce plans to merge into one huge company that will be, according to the official announcement, most bankrupt airline in the world.
That’s when I realized that this movement isn’t just about politics, it isn’t just about legislation or anger with the government. It’s anger with the status quo, anger at what’s happening in our communities, what’s happening in our towns, our communities and our families. It is about changing everything.
Companies say they have job openings in key positions and nearly half say it is difficult to fill the slots. CFOs list the difficulty in attracting and retaining qualified employees as one of their top three overall business concerns. Firms expect to hike wages 3.3 percent over the next year, with growth strongest in services, consulting and construction..
Julia Vos may have gone east, rather than west, but her musical trajectory is still bending towards a career in country music.The 20 year old Leduc girl is now living in Ontario, studying music and theatre at Sheridan College, but her roots are still very much with her, as the young musician has recently released a new country single, Let Me Know.The upbeat single was written by Vos, who been writing and performing since age 10.Vos music experience began almost from birth, coming from a musical family, who performed as the Vos Family Singers.kind of goes into my dad generation, and his family, Vos said. When I was younger my mom got the rest of our siblings doing it. Sang in church and choirs as a child, and at age eight performed a yodelling number for a country vocal spotlight competition.
“What I’d like to do is try to look at the possibility of getting a few more drawings rendered on a simple monument, possibly in stone with a plaque that honours and remembers the children that attended the residential school here,” said Ann Magiskan, Aboriginal liaison with the City of Thunder Bay. “As well, looking at location is key. For maintaining and honouring the Elders and their experiences that they had, we really need to focus on staying fairly close to the original location of the site.”.