Archive | August, 2013

Team Canada Brass Speak Ahead of Camp

The management, coaches and 46 players from Team Canada traveled to Calgary Sunday to begin a three day orientation camp ahead of the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Before the camp started Monday, Steve Yzerman and his management team, Mike Babcock and his coaching staff and some of the players spoke to the media.

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Habs Sign Douglas Murray

The Montreal Canadiens announced Thursday that they had come to terms with free agent defenceman Douglas Murray. TSN reports the deal is worth $1.5 million over one year.

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Sr. Cardinals lose heartbreaker in league final

Some losses sting more than others. For the Amherstburg Senior Cardinals, Sunday’s loss will sting for a long time. The team lost 5-4 in extra innings to the Woodslee Orioles in the final of the Essex County Senior League playoffs. The Cardinals led 4-0 early but couldn’t hold onto the lead.

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Local teen spends seven weeks on faith-based mission in Nepal

A local teen has just returned from a faith-based mission trip in Nepal. Isaac Medler, 18, spent seven weeks travelling and teaching in Nepal with the American organization, Royal Servants.

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Habs Re-Sign Tokarski

The Montreal Canadiens announced Monday that they had come to terms with goaltender Dustin Tokarski on a new one year deal. The team announced the deal on Twitter.

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Professional Journalism in Changing Social and Political Climates

As people’s connection to the world has continued to grow, political reporting and journalism as a profession has had to evolve. Gone are the days where a family would gather around the television for the six o’clock news from the same familiar news desk. Instead unlimited banks of knowledge and social interactions on the internet […]

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Draft Day 2013: The Other New Habs

Back in June I profiled Mike McCarron, who the Montreal Canadiens took 25th overall at the draft. But they also  drafted seven other players that could one day play for the team. So let’s meet these other new Habs.

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Elysium Review

Writer and director Neill Blomkamp broke onto the scene in 2009 with his surprise hit District 9. His follow up, Elysium, is another massive sci-fi commentary, taking the class separation idea further than the Occupy protests could. Starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Sharlto Copley, the story centers around a future where the richest people on Earth flea the planet […]

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Woofa-Roo Pet Fest hoping to fetch money for charities this weekend

Amherstburg will go crazy for dogs with the first Woofa-Roo Pet Fest at the UCCU Complex this weekend. The charity event will run all day Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.

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