Province Moves Forward on Bedford Ice Rink Project

first_img A new ice rink project in Bedford is going to help localresidents skate towards a heathier future. A three-rink ice complex is now set to proceed on five hectaresof land near Duke Street and Highway 102. The province has soldthe land to a developer, Banc Development Limited. The project isexpected to be completed within a year. “The province is working with the community to create a wonderfulnew recreational facility, one that will contribute to ahealthier population,” said Ron Russell, Minister ofTransportation and Public Works, today, June 30. “It’s great thatwe can help.” “This sale of provincial land will give children moreopportunities for recreation and will improve the health of ourcommunity,” said Health Promotion Minister Rodney MacDonald.”Across government departments, we’re helping communities provideopportunities for people to be active.” TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS–Province Moves Forward on BedfordIce Rink Projectlast_img read more

Thesis defences — Oct 11

MSc in Kinesiology — David AllisonDavid Allison will defend his thesis on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in WC284. Title: “The Acute Effects of Systemic Cytokines on Peripheral Nerve Function in Humans.” Supervisor: David Ditor; advisory committee: David Gabriel and Brian Roy, and Greig Inglis; external examiner: Brian Timmons, McMaster University; chair: Sandra Peters. Space limit: 10.MSc in Health Science — Val Andrew FajardoVal Andrew Fajardo will defend his thesis on Friday, Oct. 14 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in WC204B. Title: “Sarcolemmal lipid analysis from mechanically skinned rodent EDL Muscle Fibres.” Supervisor: Paul LeBlanc; advisory committee: Brian Roy and Thad Harroun; external examiner: Robert Grange, Virginia Tech.; chair: Deborah O’Leary. (Videoconference)