The Big Dig has finally begun downtown. We’re tearing up the old roads to replace ancient plumbing, and it’s hypothetically an opportunity to tear up downtown and put it back together better than ever. So … what would you change about downtown if you could?
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) was founded in 1918, back when we referred to mental health as mental hygiene. The Globe and Mail headline announcing its inception read, “$20,000 Secured for Institute: Canadian National Committee for Mental Hygiene Started in Mrs Dunlap’s Home.”
The provincial government recently set some money aside to develop tourism on the West Coast of NL. It’s a smart investment, given the importance of tourism to our economy, and the fact so many people call the West Coast the Best Coast.
Gobhina Nagarajah is this year’s YWCA Woman of Distinction winner in the category of Community & Social Development. The award recognizes “any woman who is helping to build a strong community by making positive change and advocating for enhanced quality of life for all.”
Joel Thomas Hynes spent the winter racking up literary accolades, and staring in a new TV show he wrote, called Little Dog. Instead of taking break, he’s touring and promoting a new album, Dead Man’s Melodies.