Wednesday Dec 4
Sun Media announces 200 layoffs
A 24 hours newspaper box sits beside an Ottawa Sun box in Ottawa. Sun Media Corp. is cutting about 200 jobs across the company, In the third round of layoffs in the past 13 months, Sun Media Corp. is eliminating 200 positions across the newspaper chain.
Tom Thomson painting nets $172,500 at Consignor online Canadian art auction
A much-touted 100-year-old portrait by Tom Thomson has sold at an online auction, but fell short of its expected sale price.
Campana Systems Inc. Marks Its 25th Anniversary
Campana consists of two focused divisions, GoldCare and AXIS. GoldCare, providing innovative and fully integrated software solutions for the home, community and long-term care sectors, is used by hundreds of organizations across Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Owen Sound man charged with make available child pornography
Members of the Ontario Provincial Police Child Sexual Exploitation Unit have charged an Owen Sound man following a two week on-line child pornography investigation.
Divers search for missing plane, pilot in Georgian Bay
Police divers are still looking for a plane and its pilot who may have gone down in the waters of Georgian Bay, earlier this month.
Pedophile sentenced to further year in prison
Ten former NHLers, three of whom at one time or another played for the Vancouver Canucks including all-star forward Gary Leeman, are claiming in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn't done enough... Saskatoon officials are understandably perplexed about what criteria the city should use to put capital projects on the federal government's ... (more)
Library welcomes new chief librarian
The Sechelt Public Library Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret Hodgins as the new chief librarian starting Jan. 2. The Sechelt Public Library Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret Hodgins as the new chief librarian starting Jan. 2. 'I am delighted to be working with the SPLA board, library staff ... (more)
Tale of two islands' ferry subsides unwind along an unfair route
Wolfe Island in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Kingston has many similarities with Manitoulin Island, as well as some significant differences.
Hunter misses target, shoots himself in the buttocks
Police say a 21-year-old Owen Sound, Ont., man is recovering after shooting himself in the buttocks during a hunting trip last Friday in Georgian Bluffs.