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'Bards' staging rocking musical

What does a sadistic dentist, insecure florist clerk, middle-aged shop owner, and good-looking bleach blonde have in common?

You can see them all on stage in the upcoming Borealis Bards' production of “Little Shop of Horrors.”

This rocking-good musical will feature the ESharp Harp Blues Band, along with many new faces in both the cast and behind the scenes.

Ticket info for all-star game unveiled

The SIJHL has unveiled the logo and ticket information for its 2018 all-star game and skills competition, which will be hosted by the Fort Frances Lakers on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at the Ice For Kids Arena.

The skills event will get underway at 6 p.m., with the all-star game to follow at 7:30.

Ticket will cost $12 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for children aged 12 and under.

Durst to stage show here

Bill Durst will be performing live at the Copper River Inn here on Friday, Oct. 19 as part of his “Good Good Lovin” CD tour.

The show features Jack Richardson Hall-of-Fame members Bill Durst and his writing partner, bassist Joe DeAngelis of the pioneering classic Canadian rock band, Thundermug.

Beer tax hike halted

The province has taken action to prevent an immediate increase in beer prices by stepping in to halt a scheduled tax hike put in place by the previous government.

By taking this step, Premier Doug Ford, along with Finance minister Vic Fedeli, will leave more money in the pockets of Ontario beer fans.

Online consultation underway on handguns, assault weapons

Keeping our communities safe and reducing violent crime is a priority for the federal government.

This is why, in his mandate letter, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked Bill Blair, the minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction, to lead an examination of a ban on handguns and assault weapons in Canada while not impeding the lawful use of firearms by Canadians.