So, how many times have you written 2016 in a document? I’m at three on my first day back to work. Happy New Years, hope you enjoyed some quality time with your friends and family over the holidays.
How ‘Bout ‘Em New Years Resolutions
I saw Mayor Matt Brown tweeting about this…if you’ve got a new years resolution to stop or cut back on smoking tobacco, you might as well try to earn a little cash!
Check out the Would You Rather contest for young adults in Ontario with the Middlesex London Health Unit – the contest runs for six weeks for those between the ages of 18 and 29 who is living in Ontario.
Liberal Government’s New Cap-And-Trade-Plan
In effect as of January 1st:
- The price of gas is increasing by around 4.3 cents a litre
- Homes heated by natural gas or furnace oil will see approximately $5 monthly bill increase
- Maximum refund of $4,000 offered to eligible first-time homebuyers on land transfer tax
- Admission is free at all national parks for Canada’s 150th anniversary
- Ontario forced food service providers to post calorie counts for both food and drink items
Also, check out the ARCHIVES to learn a bit more about this country on its 150th birthday!
January 3, 1931
Hockey legend Nels Stewart of the Montreal Maroons scores two goals in four seconds against the Boston Bruins, setting an NHL record. Nicknamed “Old Poison,” Stewart had scored 39 goals in 44 games the previous season to win the Hart Trophy as the player most valuable to his team.
Can you believe that Czech goal in last night’s game that bounced off the referee after that powerplay? For Team Canada was booed at home, that’s the worst. Watch out for a new leader in Canadian hockey, Thomas Chabot who motivated his team to rally back:
Team Canada won 5-3, up next:
Today: Finland plays Latvia at 5:30 pm
Tomorrow: Russia vs. USA 3:00 pm
Canada vs. Sweden 7::30pm
London Knights Start of 2017 Right
Tonight is the Knights second game of 2017 and they had a great start with quite the comeback against the Sting on new years day, they left Sarnia with a 5-3 win! They’re on the road to Windsor to take on the Spitfires tonight; puck drop is 7:05pm and you can listen live on AM980 or AM980.ca
WIN THIS WEEK:
I have tickets for you to see The Tea Party on their Transmission Tour at London Music Hall February 21st with School of Rock at 3:20pm for the week. Good luck! You can also buy tickets HERE.