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Health unit giving out books for anniversary

For 60 years, the Northwestern Health Unit has been delivering public health programs and services.

This month, to celebrate its 60th anniversary, the health unit is providing all elementary schools in the region with a set of storybooks.

The Eagle Books are intended to help teach reading and health-related skills while integrating aboriginal culture into classroom lessons.

‘Life Chain’ Sunday

The annual “Life Chain”—an hour of silent witness and prayer to show respect for the sanctity of life—will be held this Sunday (Oct. 5) from 2:30-3:30 p.m. on the north side of Scott Street.

Signs will be available at St. Mary’s Church starting at 2:15 p.m. that day.