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Almonte Tennis Club open house, June 4

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Youth for Climate Action’s plant drive

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Protect yourself from scams — May 30

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Diana's QuizAnswers to Diana's Quiz - June 11, 2016

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – June 11, 2016

  1. quiz15An Arctic tern has just this week made the longest ever recorded annual migration from the Farne Islands off the coast of Northumberland in the UK to the Weddell Sea in Antarctica, a distance of 46,000 kilometers, equal to flying twice around the world.  According to scientists, the tiny bird does make a stop on the way to refuel.
  2. For the second time in 4 months, HMCS Windsor is back in Halifax harbour, this time with a broken supercharger.  She is Canada’s only submarine in the Atlantic.
  3. In architecture, the keystone is the central stone or other piece at the apex of an arch to hold the stones on either side of it in place.
  4. The new music director of New York City’s Metropolitan Opera is Montreal-born conductor and pianist, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, succeeding James Levine, who held that position since 1976.
  5. The Massassauga rattler is Ontario’s only venomous snake.




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