The card cabinet. SUBMITTED

Catch the Ace

The cards have been drawn weekly since May, but this weekend, there will be a winner.

Robert and Diane LaPointe take a look at another message left by the artist Windigo. Loosely translated, the writing in Ojibwe phrase reads “water is life”. MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES

Windigo strikes again with a message

While there is plenty of intrigue surrounding the Indigenous-themed spray- painting by "Windigo" that has been showing up around the area, Judy Fontyn Sugg is having none of it.

Mackenzie Hillard, right, was making new friends from different dimensions, such as Zelius Bobitan Fishinagen, at the fifth annual Coldwater Steampunk Festival. Patrick Bales/The Packet & Times file photo

Celebrating Canadiana

This summer, a father of confederation John A. Macdonald will receive knighthood from Queen Victoria, as she is surrounded by doting steampunk subjects.

Submitted photo Orillia’s Quintin Hoch-Bullen helped Team Canada win a silver medal at the 2017 Women’s Lacrosse World Cup in Guildford, England. She said the experience was a life-changer and was happy her parents, her “biggest supporters,” could share it with her.

Lacrosse star reps Canada

Orillia's Quintin Hoch-Bullen, making her much-anticipated debut on the world stage, helped Team Canada capture a silver medal at the Women's Lacrosse World Cup in Guildford, England earlier this week.

U.S. President Donald Trump waves to the crowd after speaking at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in Glen Jean, W.Va., on Monday, July 24, 2017. (Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo)

Boy Scout leader apologizes for Trump's speech

The Boy Scouts’ chief executive apologized Thursday to members of the scouting community who were offended by the aggressive political rhetoric in President Donald Trump’s recent speech to the Scouts’ national jamboree.

A nurse receives blood from a blood donor in hospital in this stock photo. (Getty Images)

Pay-for-plasma clinic opens in NB

The head of a company that pays people to donate blood plasma says he’s hoping to get at least 1,000 donors a week at a newly opened clinic in New Brunswick.

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