From The Archives:
Wednesday, October 30, 1996
Two down, two to go
Intravenous fluids will flow, x-ray machines will glow, and all will be healthy in a new amalgamated hospital, if the town of Sioux Lookout has anything to say about it.
Beardy becomes first ever First Nations bishop
Muskrat Dam First Nation’s Gordon Beardy will be breaking new ground for the rest of his career as a diocesan bishop in the Anglican Church. That’s because he’s the first aboriginal person in Canada to ever be elected bishop of a diocese.
Wawatay, Wahsa protest privatization with silence
If you tuned into 89.9 or 106.7 FM yesterday, you would have found only silence instead of the usual Wawatay Radio Network broadcast. The “Day of Silence” was Wawatay and Wahsa Distance Education’s response to the provincial government’s impending decision to privatize TVOntario (TVO).
Maxim Opadtchii of Montreal’s Les Sortilges gave a pre-show performance of an Italian folk dance last Wednesday at QEDHS.