September 2014 Archive

New Public Health building officially opened on Broadway

Last Wednesday, Public Health celebrated the opening of its new facility in downtown Orangeville, for the Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health units. The new facility, ...

OAS ambassadors named at Fair

“Volunteers do not get paid, not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless.” This famous quote, once spoken by a woman by the ...

World Suicide Prevention Day next Wednesday

By Tabitha Wells – Mental health, mental illness and the topic of suicide have been making their way to the forefront of worldwide conversations over ...

Fundraiser for Bravery Park coming Oct. 4

By Tabitha Wells – Since its initial inception in 2012, Bravery Park has succeeded in obtaining a plethora of support from local community groups, businesses ...

It’s 40 years and counting!

WITH THIS ISSUE, the Citizen marks the completion of four decades since its humble birth in September 1974. Back then, we managed to put out ...

Residents ask Province to fund Badlands plan

Foes of a proposed parking lot at Caledon’s Cheltenham Badlands are trying to get the Provincial government involved. About 30 members of the group calling ...

Scooter riders mix it up with pros

There was a good turnout of scooter enthusiasts at the Orangeville skate park on Sunday, August 24, as they waited for Team SC to arrive ...

Minister asked to ban medical tourism

Open letter from Ontario’s RNs, health centres and midwives calls on Minister of Health Eric Hoskins to immediately ban medical tourism; As health service providers ...

Orangeville P.S. Chief Tomei to retire in December

According to a statement released Tuesday afternoon by the Orangeville Police Service, Chief Joseph Tomei will retire in December, 2014. Excerpts of the release appear below, ...

Americans take Bulls by the horns

Wednesday’s (Sept. 10) home opener against the Bradford Bulls ended with a 4-3 win for the Orangeville Americans after the hometown squad battled back from ...

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