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

Belgian Court Sentences MoroccanDutch Footballer to 46 months in Prison

Rabat – The 23-year-old was prosecuted for carrying out five armed robberies near Turnhout, Belgium, on December 31, 2017, New Year’s Eve, and on January 6, 2018.H’Maidat and his accomplice stole cash from betting shops, a supermarket, and a gas station. He must  serve at least 20 months before he is eligible for parole.Read also: A Moroccan-Dutch Dies in Score-settling Incident in SpainOn March 13,  police arrested him through tracing CCTV footage, license plate recognition, and a search of phone records. H’Maidat begin his senior football career with Anderlecht in 2014 before heading to Italy to sign with Brescia the following year and then with Roma in 2016.Since this time, he was transferred  to two Italian clubs while on loan before joining Portuguese club Olhanense.The footballer has been a notorious  troublemaker. His latest club, Westerlo, fired him in January 2018 for outrageous behavior off the pitch.The midfielder reportedly earns £9,000 a month, and was transferred to Roma for £3.5 million in 2016.H’Maidat made his first international appearance with Morocco’s national football team in 2016, with a friendly 4-0 win over Canada in October of the same year. read more