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Thursday , 25 February 2021

Editorial

SPORTSHOUND: Two more weeks too many

Two more weeks? Seems more like a lifetime. The recent announcement of at least another two weeks of shut down certainly was not what we wanted to hear at the A. G. Ross Arena. But at least the kids can go to school and give their parents a break. We …

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KERR: In defense of immunizing inmates

The federal Conservatives are up in arms over a recent announcement by the Correctional Service of Canada that inmates would start receiving vaccines against COVID-19 as of Jan. 8. In a Facebook post, Lakeland MP Shannon Stubbs said, “not one incarcerated criminal should be vaccinated ahead of any vulnerable Canadian …

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SPORTSHOUND: He made his Mark

Goodbye 2020 and don’t come back. This past year has been a challenge for everyone.  I could be wrong but I do believe Mark ‘the Marksman’ Letestu,  who recently announced his retirement from the NHL, might have been playing for another year if not for COVID-19. From the first time …

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Five fun things to do outside

It can be easy to get caught up in all the things you can’t do this holiday season, but the good news is there’s still a whole pile of things you can do to get out of the house. The weather over the next few weeks is expected to stay …

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Top 5 ways to make leftovers new

I cook too much food for Christmas (and Easter and Thanksgiving). I consider it part of my heritage, a thing passed on from my father, who in turn inherited it from the hospitality our relatives in Cape Breton always showed to him growing up. I went on a road trip …

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Good news that happened in 2020

When we look back on 2020, I want the Lakeland to be able to say there was some good news. And if you look for it, you can absolutely find it. I combed through the Lakeland Connect archives looking for the good news of 2020, and here it is. (Sidebar: …

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Menzies Top 5: Best Christmas Songs 

If anything is subjective, musical taste is sure to rank chief among the top ridiculous, silly arguments between people. Sgt. Pepper is better than Revolver! Dark Side of the Moon over The Wall, etc, etc. So in that vein, here’s my current Top 5 Christmas songs. Of course, there are …

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Jena’s Top 5: TV Shows to Binge this Holiday Season

This year’s holiday season is going to be a lot more chill than previous years. Instead of hustlin’ from your aunt’s house to your grandma’s then back over to your mom’s – you’re most likely going to be hustlin’ from the bed to the couch them over to the bathroom …

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