Meet Flora

BY JANA NIEMI-LAHNALAMPI If the world was a perfect place, when you looked up inspiration in the dictionary, you would find her name under the definition. Flora Wilson Chartrand has worked tirelessly in a variety of organizations within our community: The Royal Canadian Legion, Levack Public School Parents’ Association, Onaping Falls Curling Club, Falls Food,…

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5 Easy Ways to Make Literacy a Family Activity

BY KYLEEN GRAY Literacy learning and vocabulary development are essential skills children must learn and master for success in school, work, and life. The equation is quite simple: literacy skills = school success = employment = physical, mental, and financial health. Traditionally, literacy was a family activity, but it today’s media-drowned world, finding time for…

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The First 50 Years: Hardy Hockey Club

BY JACK MACLELLAN A little more than a year and a half before his passing, J. Gordon Hardy, former mining engineer and later President of Falconbridge Nickel Mines, was able to see his namesake mine and mill start production in 1955. The establishment of the Hardy complex was the beginning of Falconbridge’s development of its…

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