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Happening this week for ElliotLakeToday+ members:

Ever thought of cruising for your next vacation? Check out our sit down chat with Celebrity Cruises to find out what's changed and get information about some of the top destinations and packages available through Celebrity.  Watch the full interview here and get the details on an exclusive +member offer.

The Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games are underway and to kick off our new series Up Close & Personal we sat down with the skip of the 2014 Canadian gold medal winning curling team Brad Jacobs. Jacobs discusses what's next for his team, family life, and who gave them a pep talk in Sochi that helped propel them to the podium! Check out the full interview here.

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Elliot Lake seniors gather online, in-person, to discuss senior's issues – win prizes - Thanks to Elliot Lake non-profit DiversityCanada Foundation and its Golden Years Project, Elliot Lake and area folks 55 and up are now able to gather online and soon plan to get together as part of in-person groups to discuss their top-of-mind issues. Seniors herald the plan as a golden opportunity to escape loneliness and isolation brought on by the pandemic.

Cameron Smith's work ethic and tenacity just what Red Wings needed, says GM - after Elliot Lake Red Wings 18-year-old netminder scored an NOJHL’s Eastlink TV Star of the week, last week, ElliotLakeToday decided to sit down with Smith, who came to Elliot Lake from Ontario JuniorHockey League's Stouffville Spirit, and get to know him a little better. Read the story to learn more about him and his personal connection to a member of the Red Wings staff.

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And if you missed it, here's what happened last week:

Elliot Lake man brings a big goal to Snowarama - Leo Deveau came to Elliot Lake to retire a few years ago but that doesn't mean he's relaxed. The snowmobile enthusiast was moved by a meeting with an Easter Seals ambassador and has set some very high fundraising goals for the upcoming Snowarama. Catch up with him at Lyle's No Frills until Friday, if you want to support his cause.

Blind River Council rejects $60,000 Boom Camp Road winter maintenance motion - Despite residents call to open the Boom Camp Road this winter, Blind River council has decided to leave it closed after learning it would have to use funding that was earmarked for maintenance of downtown streets to pay the $60,000 plus it would cost to open the road for outdoor recreation enthusiasts.

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