First Snow Essentials 

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Style by Colby

Winter has finally arrived and has brought us some snow! But you might be thinking,“what do I wear?!” Well luckily for you, I can help!

First thing you are going to want is layers; and more layers, and more layers. Layering is a very trendy way to stay warm and look great at the same time. Try layering a black or grey turtleneck, and throwing a sweater over that. It will keep your neck warm while giving you a very stylish look. Also try taking a long-sleeved tee under a bomber jacket and throwing on a top coat. These layers will keep you warm and give you a street-style look.

Second thing you will want is warm accessories; such as gloves, scarves, and socks. Get a nice pair of leather, insulated gloves that match your coat. So if you have a black coat, get black gloves, and…

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125 years ago today: the invention of basketball and the Canadian participants in the first ever basketball game

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Library and Archives Canada Blog

By Normand Laplante

December 21, 2016 marks the 125th anniversary of the invention of basketball by Canadian James Naismith and of the first game ever played. In the fall of 1891, Naismith was studying to become a YMCA physical education instructor at the International YMCA Training Institute in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was given the task of finding a suitable indoor recreational sport for a physical education class for men aspiring to become executive YMCA secretaries. This group of “incorrigibles” had shown little interest in undertaking traditional calisthenics and gymnastics exercises and their reluctance had led the two previous physical instructors assigned to the group to quit. Naismith first attempted to have the class play modified indoor versions of football, soccer and even the Canadian game of lacrosse. However, these initiatives proved unsuccessful, largely due to the physical restraints imposed by a small gymnasium. Naismith then came up with the idea…

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