This issue includes correspondence from readers including a letter from CJHC TV in Halifax notifying the Beacon that an editorial from their December edition had been used in “Dateline” a program on their station, an editorial addressing a reflection about loneliness on page 21 of the issue, correspondence with the prisoner sponsored foster child in Italy, thoughts on trials and incarceration, updates on courses being taken, graduations and a blood clinic that was held, news on the appointment of a Brigadier to serve the Maritime Area, a joke section, poetry, a short story, details of shows held over the holiday season, photos of vocational programs, sports news and photos, information on changes with the publication’s staff, annex news, a comic section, a poem accredited to ‘Mad’ Magazine, and an apology for the late release of the issue.

KEYWORDS: Dateline, Red Cross, Salvation Army

Coded by: Sacha Alfonzo Villafuerte