Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 3rd

If there is a walkout by members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation of Ontario ,the Bluewater District School Board will close all of its elementary and secondary schools Wednesday. If the OSSTF and the province can’t reach a tentative deal, the union plans a one-day walkout.
As well, if this strike proceeds, all Catholic elementary and secondary schools in the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board will be closed Wednesday for student learning as updates can be found at www.smcdsb.on.ca.
(Sources: Collingwood Today, Owen Sound Sun Times)

The Municipality of Meaford and Meaford Public Library have been awarded a contribution of $366,064 for the new library project. The renovation project is partially funded by the Government of Canada’s Enabling Accessibility Fund to help create a barrier-free, inclusive library building for Meaford residents. The funds will be used to help offset costs to ensure the new Meaford Public Library. The renovations to the Library’s new building are underway and expected to finish in June of 2020. The new building will offer a single-floor, fully accessible space to house the library’s collection, as well as offer meeting spaces and on-site programming for residents and visitors to the community.
(Source and Image: Municipality of Meaford)

The Collingwood Aquatic Centre that was closed Sunday, December 1st due to a mechanical issue, was resolved by Monday, December 2. The Centennial Aquatic Centre is now operational and following the normal swim schedule. Please take notice that temperatures in the Main Pool are currently colder than usual, and are expected to return to normal levels by today (Tuesday, December 3rd).
(Source: Town of Collingwood)

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is taking part in GivingTuesday, the opening day of the giving season, a global day of giving to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Beginning December 3rd and throughout December, the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is asking the community to make a pledge to help build healthy communities by making a charitable donation or by spreading the organization’s message through social media. To make a gift or to learn more about how to get involved, visit www.GiveToTheY.ca.
(Source: Collingwood Today)

Sports:

In the NHL,5 games last night as the Buffalo Sabres used a five-goal first period to beat the New Jersey Devils 7-1.
Vegas downed the New York Rangers 4-1.
Anaheim doubled Los Angeles 4-2.
Chicago lost to St. Louis 4-0.
And the New York Islanders beat Detroit 4-1.
Tonight, the New York Islanders are at Montreal, Toronto is on the road to Philadelphia (both 7:00 pm), Winnipeg hosts Dallas (8:00 pm) and Ottawa is on the road to Vancouver (10:00 pm)

In the NBA, the Toronto Raptors are on home court tonight as they play the Miami Heat. Game time 7:30 pm

(Sources: TSN)

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