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Dufferin–Caledon candidates debate held virtually by Dufferin Board of Trade

By Sam Odrowski The election is less than one week away, and with Canada’s political parties only having 36 days to officially campaign since the election was called in mid-August, it’s important to know what their priorities currently are. To ...

Newly opened men’s homeless shelter seeking funding from Orangeville Council

By Sam Odrowski Permanent funding for the newly established men’s homeless shelter in Orangeville could be secured in the next 30 days. Choices Youth Shelter ...

Local family shares impact of Ronald McDonald House ahead of McHappy Day

By Sam Odrowski When parents face the incredible challenge of supporting their sick children at a hospital that’s far away from home, providing them with ...

Classic car show returns to Canadian Tire

By Sam Odrowski After two years without hosting an event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the weekly Classic Car Show, Cruisin’ on First, has returned ...

Candle walk vigil being held to honour Indigenous children

By Sam Odrowski The recent discoveries of unmarked graves, exceeding 1,600, at former residential schools, has led many Canadians to reflect back on the country’s ...

Michelle Hanson trial delayed until next year

By Paula Brown, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Michelle Hanson, an Amaranth mother charged in relation to the death of her three-year old son Kaden Young, ...

CRUISIN’ ON FIRST RETURNS: Around 100 cars were lined up in the local Canadian Tire parking lot last Wednesday (Sept. 8) for the first car show back since COVID-19 started. Car shows will continue to be held at the Canadian Tire parking lot every Wednesday at 6 p.m. until the cold weather comes, likely around the end of October.

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Local Green Party candidate shares focus of campaign

By Sam Odrowski Jenni Le Forestier, who’s the Green Party candidate for Dufferin–Caledon, shared the focus of her party and campaign heading into Election Day ...

Dufferin County implements vaccine policy for staff, effective Nov. 1

By Paula Brown, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Dufferin County staff, contractors, and volunteers will soon need to show proof of full vaccination to attend in-person ...

Dufferin County launches metal health series for local businesses

By Paula Brown, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Dufferin County’s economic development team, inDufferin, is launching a free mental health series to help support the local ...

Cassel Miles delivers stunning performance in one-man show

By Constance Scrafield When the tale begins with a brutal whipping, shocking and realistic, but with only one person on the stage, your attention is ...

Beckie Morris’ Mural wins the space on the Wall

By Constance Scrafield A beautiful new mural has been installed on the west facing wall of the Chocolate Shop at Broadway and Second Street. The ...

Local NDP candidate shares her party’s plans

By Sam Odrowski The Federal Election is next Monday and NDP candidate for Dufferin–Caledon, Samantha Sanchez, recently shared why residents of the riding should vote ...

COLLISION: A single vehicle collision occurred late Monday (Sept. 13) afternoon in Amaranth. OPP responded to the collision on 25 Sideroad between County Road 12 and 6th Line. As a result of the collision, the lone driver sustained life-threatening injuries and was airlifted by Air Ornge to a trauma centre. The injuries were later updated to serious but non-life-threatening.

The Orangeville Tennis Club hosted its annual singles championship on Saturday, September 11, and Sunday, September 12, on the courts at Rotary Park. Nell Gallagher, presents a Sportcheck gift card to winner Tristan Brindley, who won over Brad Sweezey, with daughter Sasha, in the final match.

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Orangeville Tennis Club hosts annual singles championship 

By Brian Lockhart  The Orangeville Tennis Club hosted its annual Singles Club Championships on Saturday, September 11, and Sunday, September 12, on the courts at ...

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