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$3.1M grant supports infrastructure project

Unity News

Mother Nature has not been kind this year to many parts of Canada. Fires and crop stress are becoming increasingly problematic and, as of press time, there was no rain in the forecast. Hope and pray this situation changes.

Unity received a $3.176 million grant for the 1st Avenue West water and wastewater transmission line replacement project from the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program.

Good luck to ball teams as they begin provincial quests this weekend in both baseball and softball divisions around the province. One group of baseball is hosting this event in Unity, so head on down to the diamonds to cheer on your local minor baseball Cardinals team.

The Unity Jr. Cards stunned the Wilkie Brewers in the second last regular season game giving them some momentum in their upcoming wild card to win their way into the NSRBL playoff picture. This young team never fails to entertain on the diamond.

Welcome to the town’s new EMO co-ordinator, Terry Smith. Smith took over the role after the departure of Carey Baker. Smith served in a similar role when he worked at TransGas and has many years of experience organizing volunteers through his role with Unity Western Days and a number of other committees and work parties in town.

The Unity Credit Union Aquatic Centre hosted a week of activities to help raise awareness and educate during Drowning Prevention Week. Activities will wind up July 23. Next time you are at the pool, make sure to treat or thank any of this lifeguard team as, in addition to working throughout the pandemic which requires additional measures on their part, they have had to endure the extreme heat.

Here’s hoping this finds you all safe, healthy and socially distanced. Until next week ...