“Angel of Dieppe”, dead at age 103. Sister Agnes Marie Valois remembered for her daring efforts to save lives during the disastrous 1942 Dieppe Raid. Her obituary in Le Journal Paris Normandie (French), and remembrances from Hamiltonians who met her in today’s Hamilton Spectator.
(Photo courtesy Capt (Ret) Tim Fletcher of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry)
NDP MPP Questions Value of Union. An voicemail recording obtained and published by CBC reveals that MPP Paul Miller questioned the loyalty of a staff member who took parental leave, and suggested the union representing the staff member, Todd White, is “really digging a hole for themselves” and that NDP MPPs are not happy with the union. Read more and listen to the voicemail at the Toronto Sun.
Veteran Affairs Cmte to Visit Hamilton. The Federal Standing Committee on Veteran’s Affairs to will visit Hamilton and Six Nations this spring to “study on needs and issues specific to indigenous veterans“.
Dofasco Aiming to Fix Emissions Problem. Members of ArcelorMittal Dofasco’s Community Liaison Committee heard the company’s plans to eliminate particular emissions by moving scrap handling indoors. Community members received this positively, The Hamilton Spectator reports.
Register to Participate in OMB hearings for Television City, Mac Student Residence. Case coordinators have been assigned to the OMB appeals filed by Brad Lamb’s Television City, and McMaster for non-decision to build their new public-private partnership student residence at 1190 Main West. Click the links for contact info for the case coordinators, who you can email to request notification of the pre-hearing date to register as a participant.
HSR mobilizing for Mac Exams on Sunday. I noted on Monday the HSR would need to operator full service this coming Sunday due to rescheduled McMaster exams. The HSR is promising every 20 minute service on the 51-University, which will be inadequate for demand, however, I’m being told by HSR operators management is seeking more drivers to volunteer for Sunday, I’m hopeful the HSR will provide the full service (every 8 minutes) required for exams.