August 2015 Archive

Construction traffic ordered off Alton’s Queen Street

Alton residents have got what they wanted. The Town of Caledon has decided that construction traffic from the massive Thomas Farm development on the hamlet’s ...

Candidate Crewson welcomes Liberal plan to invest in veterans

After a decade of Stephen Harper’s neglect, Liberals will make major new investments to give veterans the future we owe them, says Ed Crewson, Liberal ...

Community Session to be held in Shelburne following Fiddle Fest accident

Several local community agencies have partnered together to provide a community resource information session in response to last week’s tragedy that occurred just before last ...

Pending teacher strike leads to cancellation of Grade 9 activities

Parents of students at Westside and Orangeville District Secondary Schools have received letters warning them of the pending strike, which could affect the beginning of ...

Muskies have new head coach

Club looking to turn it around this season The Shelburne Senior AA Muskies will have a new head coach on the bench this coming season as ...

Serve Canadians, not lobbyists

I read with great interest Prof. Bruce Muirhead’s guest editorial on Supply Management on July 31, 2015 (see  www.guelphmercury.com/opinion-story/5767936-canada-must-keep-supply-management/).  Only in the fine print at ...

Chamber to host election debates

The Greater Dufferin Area Chamber of Commerce, with the support of Dufferin. biz and Headwaters Tourism, will continue a tradition of hosting federal election debates ...

A challenge for two councils?

A STORY IN MONDAY’S TORONTO STAR predicted that GO Transit will soon announce plans for a major improvement in its train service between Brampton and ...

‘Beds, Booze and Busybodies’ at Museum

While Dufferin County may have had much smaller communities than many of the bigger areas of the province, there is still a rich and exciting ...

Blumen, Caasi – 2 businesses in a single store on Broadway

As Orangeville becomes more well-known for its unique shopping experience, it’s no surprise that more interesting, niche-style stores are popping up in the downtown core. ...

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