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Wednesday, February 21, 2024 9:00 AM

Listen to Tory Rushton, Minister of Natural Resources on Morning Talk each Wednesday at 9:05. Click HERE for our online player. Click HERE for our direct player.
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 10:45 AM

Listen to Oxford Mayor Greg Henley on Morning Talk every Wednesday at 10:45. Click HERE to listen to our online player. Click HERE to listen to our direct player.
Thursday, February 22, 2024 9:00 AM

Listen to Murray Scott, Mayor of Cumberland County, on Morning Talk every Thursday at 9:05. Click HERE to listen to our online player. Click HERE to listen to our direct player.
Thursday, February 22, 2024 1:00 PM

Walk and Talk is held every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 pm at the Wentworth Recreation Centre.

Thursday, February 22, 2024 7:00 PM

Bingo is held at the Wentworth Recreation Centre every Thursday at 7 PM.

Saturday, February 24, 2024 8:00 PM

Listen to Saturday Night in a Harbour Town, traditional East Coast Music, with Eric MacEwen, Saturdays at 8 pm. Click HERE for our online player. Click HERE for our direct player.
Sunday, February 25, 2024 2:00 PM

Join Hope Centre Zoom-in for a live Q&A about the morning message at Hope Centre Online. Zoom-in is held every Sunday at 2 pm. Click HERE to join.

Sunday, February 25, 2024 2:00 PM

Listen to a replay of Saturday Night in a Harbour Town with host Eric MacEwen, every Sunday at 2 pm on. Click HERE for our online player. Click HERE for our direct player.
Monday, February 26, 2024 8:00 PM

Pickleball and Basketball played every Monday from 8 to 9 pm at the OREC gym in Oxford. Click HERE for details.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 1:00 PM

The Oxford Seniors Club (31 Ellis Street) will host a Coffee House from 1 to 3 pm every Tuesday. All Are Welcome.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 6:00 PM

Women's Pickle Ball is played every Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM at the Wentworth Recreation Centre.

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Oxford Not Alone with Arena Woes
Mark Rushton
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The fate of community arenas appeared on the agenda of Oxford Town Council last evening. Councillors received a letter from the Municipality of Pictou County—the original was sent to Premier Stephen McNeil.

Pictou County is calling on the Premier to provide support to community rinks as they face a tough winter ahead in the context of the covid-19 pandemic.

The letter noted that many communities struggle to bring together enough volunteers and enough fundraising to operate at a break-even point, if that. 

With the pandemic has come a reluctance of people to gather in large groups and make use of the few facilities that are going to be open. The letter from Pictou County noted that once community rinks are shuttered, they may not be able to reopen.

Oxford Town Council decided in its session last spring that its arena would not be opening for the winter season, as they anticipated a probable second wave of the virus and possible public health orders not to operate. 

That scenario coupled with a budget crunch led to the town’s decision to shut it down. Mayor Trish Stewart and councillors in Oxford have repeatedly stated the arena’s shutdown is a temporary measure.

A motion by councillor Wade Adshade to send a letter to Premier McNeil in support of Pictou County’s request was given the full backing by Council.

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