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Drawing inspiration from art spaces such as Callan Workhouse Union in Ireland, and Eigg Box in Scotland (two well-known development facilities and hubs for art, design, research, and community activities), Union House in Port Union has begun development in partnership with Edith Samson and The Coaker Foundation.
To quote one of their engineers, Paul Arsenault, it’s “well beyond what anyone thought possible.”
A year after the government threatened to shut down 54 libraries (more than half of the province’s libraries), and provoked a storm of protest, a $187,000 consultants’ report pointed out funding of the system, even before the planned cuts, was “very low compared to virtually all other provinces.” But it is becoming apparent a solution to the problem will take years.
“Our Indigenous communities are part of this province and we share that aspect of our provincial identity and history. So it’s a good opportunity to come down, bring the kids, and have a good time.”
A Wells-heavy report this week
If you’ve picked up a new favourite drink in the past year, its days on the shelf may already be numbered.
This Saturday, ETC will be giving away a bamboo nightgown as part of their grand opening celebrations. They’ll also give away a basket of local bath products valued at $300.00, and more.
Founded in 1920 to raise money with the sale of knit and woven goods to help outport communities access medical care, NONIA (Newfoundland Outport Nursing and Industrial Association) had the ambitious plan to raise 75% of the salaries of specially trained nurses brought in from England.
Inkwell 4 will take places June 24th at the George St United Church. Doors at 7, Show at 8. You can pick up your tickets now at Fred’s Records on Duckworth for just $20.
At the end of a Play On! event, more than 1500 games will have been contested.