May 2014 Archive

Ontario’s bloated bureaucracy

Except for a few ineffective comments about salary freezes, Kathleen Wynne hasn’t had a constructive thought about the elephant in the room – the Ontario ...

Why such a long wait?

MUCH HAS BEEN WRITTEN concerning the strange exchange between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin over the propriety of the two discussing ...

Outlaws take the steam out of Express

Double wins on the road in New Tecumseth   The Orangeville Outlaws posted double wins over the weekend when they travelled to Beeton to take ...

Sports Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees

Seven new members honoured The Rotary Club of Orangeville’s Sports Hall of Fame held it’s annual induction dinner on Thursday, May 22, to welcome new ...

Candidates’ stands on having ‘rep by prop’

By Bill Rea – Dufferin-Caledon’s candidates in the June 12 provincial election were contacted during the last week for their spontaneous responses to some predetermined ...

Somalia kidnapping victim to speak at FTP fundraiser

By Tabitha Wells – Family Transition Place (FTP) has announced that the guest speaker for their fall fundraiser at Hockley Valley Resort will Amanda Lindhout, ...

Chris Hatfield tells 10k students of space career

By Tabitha Wells – On Friday, about 10,000 people spread across the multiple Georgian College campuses had an opportunity to listen to Canadian Astronaut Col. ...

Local students welcomed visitors from Colombia

By Tabitha Wells – Last Wednesday evening, parents, teachers and students from Credit Meadows, Island Lake, Montgomery Village and Princess Elizabeth elementary schools gathered at ...

Tilson narrowly retains D-C Conservative nomination

By Bill Rea and James Matthews – In the end, Dufferin-Caledon Conservatives narrowly chose seasoned experience over the young upstart to represent them in the ...

Mall wins bid for more signage

By James Matthews – Orangeville Council agreed Monday to allow wiggle room on signage size limits for the Orangeville Mall. Orangeville Property Holdings Inc. requested ...

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