Holy Cross announces intent to begin in-person instruction Aug. 24

first_imgThe Holy Cross administration announced its plans for the 2020 fall semester in an email to the student body Friday morning.  According to the email, the 2020-2021 academic year will begin on campus Aug. 17, with fall semester classes starting Aug. 24. The faculty and staff convocation will take place starting Aug. 20. Welcome Weekend will commence from Aug. 21-23. “While circumstances and events external to the College could potentially affect the calendar, as of right now it is fixed,” the email said. College President Fr. David Tyson said he, the officers of the College and the board of trustees will discuss alternative strategies in late May in case modification is needed. “I will look forward to seeing all of you in late August as we begin a new semester and anticipate the Welcome Home Celebration and Commencement of the Class of 2020 on Labor Day Weekend!” Tyson said in the email. Tags: COVID-19, fall 2020, fr david tyson, Holy Cross College, in-person classeslast_img read more

New documentary ‘A Stranded Nation’ to have double screening this Thursday at The Lido Theatre

first_imgThe two special screenings of ‘A Stranded Nation’ is taking place June 27 at The Lido Theatre, with a screening at 11:30 a.m. and the next at 6:00 p.m.Tickets for each screening is $25.00 per person.For tickets and information, you can call The Lido at 250-785-3011. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – This Thursday, June 27, there will be two special screenings of a new documentary at The Lido Theatre.Produced by Heidi McKillop, ‘A Stranded Nation’ is a documentary that addresses the key issues around Canadian oil and gas development and explores the interconnections between oil and gas and everyday life.The documentary features interviews with prominent industry leaders and supporters of the Canadian Natural Resource sector.- Advertisement -McKillop says the goal of the documentary is for people across Canada, particularly young people, to be better informed about oil and gas.She also says Alberta’s concerns should be heard and that the country needs to work together.“Our overall message is that Canada is not an environmental laggard, it’s not dirty oil, that Alberta’s concerns should be heard and that we need to start working together cross-provincially.”Advertisementlast_img read more