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Headwaters hospital joins regional strategic plan for cancer services

By Mike Pickford Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC) administrators are anticipating cancer services in Dufferin County will receive a huge shot in the arm after the Mississauga Halton Central West Regional Cancer Program released details of a new strategic plan ...

Sylvia Jones re-elected in D-C as PCs record landslide win

By Mike Pickford There were few surprises in Dufferin-Caledon riding last week as long-time Progressive Conservative MPP Sylvia Jones was voted in for a fourth ...

OSAT member Grant Peters seeking a Town Council seat

By Mike Pickford Grant Peters wants to be the face of change he’d like to see in our community. An engineer by trade, Mr. Peters ...

Provincial election a “win-win” for Green Party says Campbell

By Jasen Obermeyer Last Thursday’s  Ontario general election was filled with historic results, both good and bad. In the case of the Green Party, it ...

JONES RE-ELECTED: Dufferin-Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones was re-elected for a fourth term during last week’s provincial election. The long-time member of the Ontario Progressive Conservative party, Ms. Jones received 53 percent of the vote in the local riding. Above, Ms. Jones is pictured celebrating with staff and volunteers at the Orangeville Curling Club shortly after results were revealed.

Community News

Dufferin Relay for Life cancer fundraiser at ODSS Friday night

By Constance Scrafield “This is our signature event for cancer research,” said Karen Beaulieu, our contact for the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). She is very ...

4th annual Walk in HER Shoes takes place this Saturday

By Jasen Obermeyer Family Transition Place (FTP) and the MENtors group will be hosting their fourth annual Walk in HER Shoes event this Saturday (June ...

150 residents make a difference in ALS Walk for Orangeville

By Brian Lockhart Around 150 people turned out to take a hike in support of the ALS Walk for Orangeville and the surrounding area on ...

Mahdia Shawarma celebrates first year of business in Orangeville

By Brian Lockhart The first thing you notice when you enter Mahdia Shawarma is the aroma of the slow cooked chicken, lamb, and beef roasting ...

Compass Run for Food brings in $45,000 for local food banks

By Jasen Obermeyer The fifth annual Run for Food, hosted by Compass Community Church, surpassed their $40,000 fundraising goal, bringing in $45,000 for food banks ...

Cultural pillars set to celebrate 25th anniversaries in style

By Constance Scrafield Somehow, 25 years ago, three of the cultural pillars of this Headwaters region were founded: The Dufferin County Museum and Archives (DCMA), ...

Ricky Schaede: Courage to see things differently

By Constance Scrafield The morning of our interview with award-winning artist Ricky Schaede, he had been to Mono Amaranth Public School, teaching youngsters about painting ...

Mono Council raises tourism flag, issues Senior of the Year award

Special to the Citizen Mono Council opened its doors to two bright and cheerful events on May 29, starting with the raising of the Headwaters ...

STANDING TOGETHER: Members of the Headwaters Acquired Brain Injury group unveiled their Unmasking Brain Injury campaign on June 1 in support of Brain Injury Awareness Month. The campaign is an awareness movement with more than 20 brain injury and stroke survivor associations across Ontario taking part. Here in Orangeville more than a dozen individuals came together to share their story and masks they made in honour of the campaign.

TIME TO PLAY: Michelle Whyte, president of the Orangeville Tigers, and Craig Stevenson, manager Orangeville Canadian Tire, announced the First Shift Program is coming to Orangville. The First Shift Program is sponsored by Canadian Tire and allows kids who have never played hockey to get involved at a nominal cost to see if they like the game. The program will be coming to Orangeville in October for girls age 6 – 10, and for $199 they get all of their Bauer equipment and six, one-hour ice sessions to learn the game.

Sports

Outlaws have full schedule over the weekend

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Outlaws had a busy weekend playing three games on Sunday, with mixed results for the day. Varsity The Outlaws Varsity ...

Junior Bengals battle hard but take weekend losses

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior Bengals are in the number six spot in the North Dufferin Baseball League standings after a week that saw ...