Tembec in Chetwynd could shutdown

first_imgRumours continue to circulate about the future of Tembec’s operation in Chetwynd, following the company’s decision earlier this week to shutdown other pulp mills.This week the company announced a market-related shutdown of its operation in Quebec. At Thursday’s Peace River Regional District meeting, Chetwynd Councilor Lavern Norris said employees are on notice that they are likely to be laid off. Tembec’s Richard Fahey would not confirm the possible layoffs. [asset|aid=866|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=02b167c5a197410d4cd685dfc683ba4e-Richard – 1_2_Pub.mp3]It’s unknown how long the layoffs may last for, if they happen at all. Norris also stated “it might close down and its not looking too good at this point in time”.- Advertisement -Tembec announced a mill would shutdown indefinitely January 31st in Quebec, and more temporary shutdowns at its operations in France. The Chetwynd operation was shut down for two weeks this past November.Tembec purchased the mill from Louisiana-Pacific in 2002 and spent $20 million on upgrades.  Louisiana-Pacific closed the facility in 2001.  The facility employs approximately 180 people and another 120 in associated jobs.last_img read more

FSJ Legion remembers Battle of Vimy Ridge during tomorrow’s ceremony

first_img“Many historians and writers consider the Canadian victory at Vimy a defining moment for Canada, when the country emerged from under the shadow of Britain and felt capable of greatness,” a distributed press release by cadet member Dan Davies reads. “Canadian troops also earned a reputation as formidable, effective troops because of the stunning success.”In April of 1917, The Canadian Corps was ordered to seize Vimy Ridge. Situated in northern France, the heavily-fortified seven-kilometre ridge held a commanding view over the allied lines.More than 10,000 Canadians were killed or wounded as a result of the battle.- Advertisement -“Please join the Legion, cadets and officers and other members of our community as we remember those [who] sacrificed  so much,” Davies concludes.  There will be wine and cheese to follow in the Legion.”The ceremony takes place Thursday April 9, 2015  at the Fort St. John Legion’s Cenotaph, located on 10103 105 Avenue –  commencing at 6:00 p.m.last_img read more

Wenger confirms Lacazette will miss Utd tie

first_imgSpeaking in the press conference after full-time, Wenger admitted that Lacazette could be out for some time.“It is an injury,” said Wenger. “It looks like a groin injury and he is certainly out on the weekend [against Manchester United]. He might be out for a while.”News of Lacazette’s injury means Wenger will likely lean on Giroud for the clash against United.The striker certainly made an impact when coming off the bench against Huddersfield, scoring Arsenal’s second and fifth goals of the night.That double came either side of strikes from Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, on what turned out to be a comfortable night for the hosts.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Arsenal’s striker Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring from the penalty spot against West Bromwich Albion at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 25, 2017LONDON, United Kingdom, Nov 30 – Arsene Wenger confirmed Alexandre Lacazette will miss Saturday’s clash against Manchester United after picking up a groin injury in the 5-0 win over Huddersfield.The French striker had given Arsenal the lead at the Emirates after just three minutes, but was substituted at half-time for Olivier Giroud.last_img read more

England squad CONFIRMED: Rooney out, Kane and Butland return

first_img1 Wayne Rooney has NOT been named in Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the upcoming matches against Scotland and France.The Three Lions’ record goalscorer made only 25 Premier League appearances for Manchester United this season – with just 15 of those as a starter.Rooney has not played for England since November 2016, having missed the previous three squads with injury, and his international future is now most certainly in doubt.Harry Kane has returned to the fold for the first time in six games, with Southgate unable to call upon the Premeir League’s top scorer since he replaced Sam Allardyce as manager. Jack Butland has also earned a recall having recovered from his long-term injury issues.Tottenham’s Kieran Trippier is the only uncapped player in the squad, whilst Aaron Cresswell has also been called up.The England squad, in full, can be seen below…Goalkeepers: Jack Butland (Stoke City), Fraser Forster (Southampton), Joe Hart (Manchester City), Tom Heaton (Burnley)Defenders: Ryan Bertrand (Southampton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Nathaniel Clyne (Liverpool), Aaron Cresswell (West Ham United), Ben Gibson (Middlesbrough), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), John Stones (Manchester City), Kieran Trippier (Tottenham Hotspur), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur)Midfielders: Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Jake Livermore (West Bromwich Albion), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)Forwards: Jermain Defoe (Sunderland), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City). See the entire England squad below… last_img read more

GAA NEWS: BUNCRANA LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR MIZEN TO MALIN CHALLENGE

first_imgBuncrana GAA Notes for Week Ending Sunday 18th January 2015Mizen to Malin Club FundraiserHere’s a New Year challenge for you! Some members are pondering the idea of a sponsored cycle from Mizen to Malin – that’s the hard way, cycling uphill rather than down! It is hoped that this could be a main fundraiser for the club along with a local charity. Anybody interested in doing the cycle or helping organise please contact Brian Stokes. This will be a big undertaking and a lot of help will be needed in a variety of roles.It could prove a good fundraiser for the Club and sure to generate a lot of goodwill too. Suggestions as to what local charity we should support welcome too.Garda Vetting New Garda Vetting forms have been in place since July 2014. We are looking at loading the forms to our website to make it easier for club member to access them. Any club member who has responsibility for or contact with underage members in the course of their involvement with the club has to be Garda vetted. In the meantime, you can get copies of the forms from the Club Secretary, Grainne Ui Chearain, or Child Protection Officer, Sean Clerkin.North West Coaching AwardsNominations for the NW Coaching Awards are now open. The North West Coaching Awards are designed to honour sports coaches who have demonstrated outstanding success over the previous 12 months. The North West Coaching Network identify the need to recognise and reward those coaches who consistently give their all to grow sport and develop their athletes and participants. You can find all the required information on the link below including the supporting information and nomination forms, in addition to a great video capturing the impact of last year’s awards.http://www.northwestcoaching.com/awards2015 North West Coaching ForumThe Forum is planned to support the education of sports coaches and raise the profile of coaching in the North West region. The Forum will take place during National Talent Coaching Week and will identify areas specific to the development of talent athletes. Coaches and volunteers from all sports are invited to attend an evening of educational sessions focusing on a number of key themes within coaching. Presentations and seminars will focus on: ●International Perspectives on Talent Identification ●Strength and Conditioning: Speed Development●Mental Resilience in Sport ●Periodization Considerations for Coachinghttps://northwestcoachingforum.eventbrite.co.ukIf you have any further queries on either of these projects please contact michaelcooke@sportni.net Donegal GAA YearbookDonegal GAA Year Book is available now. This is a good read and amazing to see how much the club achieved in 2014 – here’s hoping we do as well or better in 2015. For your copy contact Grainne on 0864650200.Underage NewsThe new Code of Behaviour (Underage) came into effect on 1 November 2014. This is a joint Code shared by all of the Gaelic Games Associations. The Code of Behaviour (Underage) is a mandatory Code for all persons working in any role of responsibility with Children in the GAA – Camogie, Ladies Football, Rounders or Handball – and has been adopted by our relevant Central Councils. A copy of the Code is available from the Club Secretary on request and will uploaded to the Club website soon.TrainingThese are the training times confirmed so far….FootballU6 Friday evening 6.30 – 7.30U8 Boys Friday evening 7.30 – 8.30U8 & U10 Girls Saturdays 10.30 – 11.30HurlingU8 & U10 Sunday 11amU12 Mondays 6.30 – 7.30All training takes part indoors at Crana College so no excuses about bad weather! All past members welcome but we will be particularly happy to see loads of new faces. Come along and meet your friends, make new ones, get fit and healthy and play your national games.Girls Football in Illies HallThis is restarting on Wednesday 21st January in the Illies Community Sports Hall.Under 14 6.30 – 7.30Under 12 7.30 – 8.30Senior 8.30 – 9.30All existing and new players are most welcome. Please bring €3 along with runners and water bottle.Club WebsiteCheck out the updated Club website – buncranagaa.com where we’re doing a bit of revamping. Any good photos you have that we could upload would be much appreciated, email them to buncrana.pro@gmail.com. Any suggestions or comments about the site much appreciated but keep them clean!You can renew your annual membership there too – and you don’t even have to be in Buncrana! Membership now open worldwide…make it your New Year resolution to take out membership of your local GAA club and help us in our role to help our community.GAA National DrawThe Club is participating in the GAA National Draw – There are fantastic prizes, including a trip for two to New York, a €1,000 shopping voucher, not to mention a trip next year with the All Stars and various corporate packages for the All-Ireland’s 2015!You can enter the draw online at www.buncranagaa.com/national-club-draw-2015/. Please enter and help to raise funds that are totally used to aid the development of Buncrana’s young people and to make our community better for everyone.Club Notes: Anyone who would like to receive a copy of the weekly club notes should email Jim at buncrana.pro@gmail.com to be included on the mailing list. If you have any items which you think should be included in the club’s weekly notes, please email Jim at buncrana.pro@gmail.com by 6pm on each Sunday for consideration. To keep up to date with all the latest goings-on, please join us onwww.facebook.com/buncranagaa or www.twitter.com/buncranagaa@buncranagaa, or visit our website www.buncranagaa.com.GAA NEWS: BUNCRANA LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR MIZEN TO MALIN CHALLENGE was last modified: January 18th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:buncrana gaa club noteslast_img read more

HANDBALL: DONEGAL PERFORM WELL AT ULSTER JUVENILE CHAMPIONSHIPS

first_imgDonegal gave a good account of themselves in the Juvenile Handball Championships held in Gort Na Mona GAA club,Belfast on Saturday last.BoysU12 Singles Oisin Marley won his Q/Final against Antrim but unfortunately lost his Semi Final against Monaghan. U12 Doubles Ronan Mc Cormack and Luke Mc Glynn won their Q/Final against Antrim but lost their Semi Final to Monaghan.U14 Singles Odhran Mc Glynn won both his Q/Final against Antrim and Semi Final against Monaghan. He will now go on to contest the Ulster Final next weekend.U14 Doubles Kaine Mc Glynn and Matthew Doherty received a w/o in the Q/Final but unfortunately lost their Semi Final against Monaghan.U15 Singles Kyle O Meara won his Q/Final against Antrim but was unlucky in the Semi Final as he lost to Monaghan. GirlsU12 Singles Caoimhe Mc Glynn won her Q/Final against Antrim but lost her Semi Final against Monaghan.U14 Singles Ridhcheall Doherty was unfortunate to lose her Q/Final against Antrim.Donegal have three age groups through to the Ulster Finals this coming weekend.U13 Doubles Danielle Mc Ginley and Eithne Bonar U14 Singles Odhran Mc GlynnU17 Doubles Aine Ward and Mary WardHANDBALL: DONEGAL PERFORM WELL AT ULSTER JUVENILE CHAMPIONSHIPS was last modified: February 24th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalHANDBALLlast_img read more

COMMUNITY ALERT: GARDA APPEAL AS GANG BEHIND CHRISTMAS BURGLARIES ARRESTED

first_imgGardai have issued a warning after a spate of Christmas night burglaries in Letterkenny.At least two houses were broken into in Letterkenny on Christmas night.At least two properties were raided with a range of property taken including electrical goods.Four men have been arrested for the raids which Gardai believe are connected. Two men arrested earlier today have been released to appear at a siting of Letterkenny District Court in January.Two other men arrested are still being questioned.Both raids took place on properties in the Lower Main Street area of the town.Garda Inspector Goretti Sheridan told Donegal Daily that people must remember to be vigilant at this time. “We tend to be very relaxed and get caught up in all the festivities but there are people out there waiting to take advantage of that.“We would ask neighbours to keep an eye on properties while people are out visiting or are away form their homes.“If they notice anybody acting suspiciously, they should contact the Gardai immediately,” she said. COMMUNITY ALERT: GARDA APPEAL AS GANG BEHIND CHRISTMAS BURGLARIES ARRESTED was last modified: December 27th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:burglarydonegalGardailetterkennylast_img read more

Tuesday’s Chelsea quiz

first_imgTest your knowledge by seeing how many of these Chelsea-related questions you can answer correctly.[wp-simple-survey-97]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 Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Penza: A recipe to Redwoods football’s 2016 success? Coaching continuity for starters

first_imgBefore I started making the Redwood Bowl my home away from home during the fall sports season, I spent plenty of afternoons driving to the other end of Eureka to cover the College of the Redwoods football team.For four seasons it was my beat. And for what seemed like each one of those four seasons, I was interviewing a different head coach at the start of preseason practice.From Tino Romero to Chris Vicory and then over to Taylor Breitzman and finally Frank Borba. That’s four coaches in four …last_img

Live updates: Jacobs’ late TD gives Raiders 26-24 win over Chargers

first_imgSERIES: … GAME ESSENTIALS: Raiders (4-4) vs. Chargers (4-5) at Oakland Coliseum on Thursday at 5:20 p.m. (PT)TV: FOX-TV, Joe Buck (play-by-play), Troy Aikman (analyst), Erin Andrews (reporter), Kristina Pink (reporter).ODDS: Chargers -1 (opened as pick ’em). OVER/UNDER: 49 (opened at 49). Join us for live scoring updates, news and analysis Thursday night when the Raiders look to win their second straight game as the Chargers come to the Coliseum for the final time.last_img