From the Archives:
Wednesday, June 20, 2001
Community rallies to support liver transplant patient
Fifteen year old Michael Rolo is not well. He suffers from Cystic Fibrosis, a disease that mainly targets the lungs and pancreas, thus affecting one’s breathing and digestion. In his case it has affected his liver too and he needs a liver transplant.
Bearskin Airlines contributes to First Nations high school
On Monday June 11, Harvey Friesen, President of Bearskin Airlines and Cliff Friesen, Executive Vice President met with Principal Ifka Filipovich, Student Chief Joshane Fiddler and other student leaders at the Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School to make a financial presentation toward the purchase of recreational equipment.
Equay-wuk training programs produce job-ready graduates
It’s the time of year again for graduations and Equay-wuk women’s group is no exception. Four students, Michael Lac Seul, Mary Jane Kewakundo, Liza Angeconeb and Irene Cromarty will graduate on June 22 from the Employment ready Skills Training Program offered by Equay-wuk.
Running for a cause
Local OPP officers and firefighters participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics despite the rainy weather on June 11. The Torch Run is an annual event to raise funds for Special Olympics.