HRP are holding their second voluntary surrender tomorrow at the Captain William Spry Community Centre in Spryfield; if you recall from the first one they did back in April, the voluntary surrender lets people with outstanding warrants for non-violent offences avoid arrest at home, in front of family/children, at work or during a traffic stop. April’s event resulted in 19 warrants being resolved.
Our regions very own Viola Desmond and Stompin’ Tom Connors will be added to Canada’s Walk of Fame next month. Other recipients are Donovan Bailey, Anna Paquin and David Suzuki. The ceremony will be broadcast December 3rd and hosted by Will & Grace star Eric McCormack.
And while we all have Halloween on the brain at the moment, it’s good to remember that poppy season starts today; poppies will go on sale from now until Rememberance Day. All Canadians are encouraged to wear a poppy to pay respect and give thanks for the sacrifice made by many in peace and war. Donations for the poppies help the legion assist veterans and their families.
Opening up at the box office this weekend: the latest installment of the Saw series “Jigsaw” just in time for the spooky season; “All I See is You” starring Blake Lively; George Clooney directed/Matt Damon starring “Suburbicon”, “Thank You For Your Service” and “Amityville: The Awakening.”
Would you know what to do if a large animal was on the road in your car’s path? A new survey says about half of drivers in our province have hit or nearly hit a large animal; and 1 in 4 are not confident they know how to avoid wildlife collisions. Those surveyed also believe better public education about how to react is needed.
And that’s your Fast Five!