On a tour of Niagara, the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau visited Thorold and connected with many people on the streets in our community on Saturday, August 26. The PM was able to easily engage conversations with residents in the Confederation Heights area ( Keefer and Fortura) as well as a walk in Downtown Thorold. The PM also visited the Niagara College Wine Visitor and Education Centre and Teaching Winery, the Winona Peach Festival, among other stops in the region.
Pictured here, the PM meets Dan Pelletier, Executive Director of Thorold Community Activities Group. Reliable sources on the tour tell us the PM was impressed with the “friendly people” in the City of Thorold. The PM offered a hot tip for us – Mayweather beats McGregor in the big match on Saturday night.
He (PM Trudeau) gave me 25-1 on McGregor. We shook on it.
Dan Pelletier, TCAG
Evidently, not only is Justin Trudeau pretty sharp at winning elections, but it looks like he nailed it on this recent pugilistic prediction as Mayweather won the fight. Yes, Trudeau knows about boxing. Do you remember the charity boxing match to support the fight against cancer when Justin Trudeau bashed his “good foil” Sen. Patrick Brazeau in 2012?
Although the current programs do not include boxing, the Thorold Community Activities Group offers a wide range of recreation and leisure for us to enjoy.
The Thorold Community Activities Group T.C.A.G. is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all Thorold and area residents by coordinating and delivering high quality recreational, cultural, child care, and educational programs and community services through committed volunteers and staff serving their community with pride. The T.C.A.G. was founded in October 1981 and the Group has grown in many ways ever since. The scope of this growth range from the number and types of activities offered, the number of individuals participating in the programs, and the events held within the City of Thorold for community residents. The motto has continued to be “People serving in, for, and with their community,” and thanks to the help and hard work of staff and our many volunteers, the Group has been able to continue providing services to the residents of Thorold. THE TCAG would like to thank all of their Volunteers for their hard work and dedication in 2015! Volunteers are responsible for counting, sorting, selling and managing bingo cards. Experience working Bingos is an asset but not required. Program Volunteer Assist program instructors with the program direction and implementation.