March 2014 Archive

Tilson office target of election law changes protest

By James Matthews – Orangeville became part of a cross-Canada protest against what critics see as voter suppression measures in the Conservative government’s Fair Elections ...

Fair Election Act

In your editorial, “Is it really a ‘Fair Elections Act’?” you favoured obligatory voting. I’m familiar with the compulsory voting in Australia – which is ...

Will it be a lesson learned?

WHEN COURTS WANT to send out a strong message, their judgments go out as coming “by the Court,” or the Latin “per curia.” That’s clearly ...

Brothers enjoyed every hockey fan’s dream

By Tabitha Wells – It’s every hockey fan’s dream to have the chance to meet a hockey legend, hang out with them and watch a game.  ...

County OP may tackle bids for pits, quarries

By James Matthews – Dufferin County’s Official Plan may have measures to ensure it has a voice regarding large-scale pit and quarry developments inside its ...

Outlaws start pre-season training

By Brian Lockhart One advantage to having indoor turf facilities is being able to start your summer sports training before the snow even melts. The ...

Veteran journalist passes from apparent stroke

The unofficial dean of Dufferin’s journalists has died. Wes Keller, who at various times was a staff reporter at all Dufferin’s newspapers, died of an ...

Wolves host Fundraising game

By Brian Lockhart They may not be the best players in the world, but the Orangeville Wolves have a team spirit that can’t be matched. ...

Maples marks 25th year with new owner

By Tabitha Wells After 25 years of operation, The Maples Independent Country School is taking a step into the next chapter of the school’s history, ...

Study county police option – Williams

By James Matthews – Maintaining affordable and adequate police services may best be accomplished countywide, an Orangeville councillor suggests. Councillor Jeremy Williams filed a notice ...

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