HASTINGS WELCOMES ONE OF ITS OWN

By Greg Douglas – Dr. Sport   SCENE & HEARD: To quote Postmedia journalist Lori Culbert in a riveting article published in the Vancouver Sun in November, 2017: “The 350 square foot, two-bedroom apartment is a cramped, no-frills space, but it provided a safe place for cabinet-minister-to-be Shane Simpson, his little sister and his mother…

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A THANKSGIVING SALUTE TO A DESERVING DUO

By Greg Douglas – Dr. Sport   SCENE & HEARD: Two very special ladies who have dedicated countless hours over decades to the well-being of horsemen and horsewomen in the backstretch at Hastings are going to be singled out during tomorrow’s Thanksgiving Holiday Monday card. Jeannie Spence, co-founder of the Hastings Park Learning Centre and…

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CHILDCARE CENTRE WINS AWARD FOR HASTINGS

By Greg Douglas – Dr. Sport SCENE & HEARD:  Hastings Racecourse was making some positive  headlines in political circles this past week when it was named in concert with Great Canadian Gaming Corporation as a recipient of a  2018 Child Care Award of Excellence. The Honourable Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development and…

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