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Mayor Rob Keffer throws out the first pitch on Softball Day in Ontario - accompanied by his Council "team" - in Bradford, Ont. on Tuesday June 13, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Celebrating Softball Day in BWG

As part of its Sesquicentennial activities, ParticipACTION 150 Playlist declared June 13, 2017 as Softball Day in Ontario – inviting softball associations across the province to hold special tourneys, invite the public to “try softball,” and hand out free “swag”, from wristbands to water bottles.

Ric Jackman

Jackman named Rattlers coach

The Greater Metro Junior 'A' Hockey League’s Bradford Rattlers have named Stanley Cup winner Ric Jackman as their head coach for the 2017-18 season.

From right, Brent Morning, Greg Mandziuk of Friends of We Care and Kevin Collins of Easter Seals sign in golfers at Kettle Creek GC in Newmarket, June 1, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Friends of We Care Charity Golf

Seventy-two golfers signed up for the 4th annual Friends of We Care Charity Golf tourney at Cardinal's Kettle Creek course, raising money to send Easter Seals kids to summer camp.

Brian Burke addresses the media Monday at the Saddledome. Photo by Stuart Dryden/Calgary Sun

Burke: No arena threats, 'we'll just leave'

In what has been the bluntest talk yet about the future of the Calgary Flames, president of operations Brian Burke said the much-loved NHL team will leave the city if they don't get the new arena they've been seeking.

Racing in the Marsh Mash, south of Bradford on Saturday May 20, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Doing the Marsh Mash!

Iain Craig was a little worried. He had shifted the date of the annual Marsh Mash canoe and kayak races to May 20 and was concerned paddlers wouldn’t show up because it was the Victoria Day long weekend.

Iain Craig paddles his outrigger, practicing for the Marsh Mash in Bradford, this Saturday. Nancy Bobala/Photographer

Doin' the Marsh Mash

The 39th Annual Marsh Mash Canoe and Kayak races return to the Holland Marsh canals in Bradford West Gwillimbury this Saturday, May 20. The race attracts Canoeists, kayakkers, standup paddleboarders and outrigger paddlers from across the province, competing in a range of distances and classes, from recreational/beginner to competitive/Marathon.