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Lights, camera, action!

“Lights, camera, action!” is what co-op student Mark Colvin has become used to with his current placement at Videon.

“I do everything,” Colvin stated, describing a typical week as editing and camera work from Monday to Wednesday, working on the TV show “Plugged In” on Thursday, and preparing for the next weeks shows on Friday.

Between a rock and a hard place

Imagine you are a skilled handyman but you can’t find work anywhere.

Now add in a family, including a wife and three children to feed, and a set of circumstances where you fail to qualify for any unemployment benefits.

What would you do?

Such is the quandary facing Ivan Sieveking, an Emo man who has been out of work since the middle of March.

Times wins awards

The Fort Frances Times brought home several awards from the annual spring convention of the Ontario Community Newspapers Association last weekend in Toronto.

Competing against more than 100 community newspapers (regardless of circulation size), the Times took top honours in the province in the “Use of Art Service” category for a McTaggart’s ad designed by Cheryl Behan.