November 2015 Archive

Santa Claus Parade is coming to town Saturday of next week

By Tabitha Wells It’s that time of year again, when the smells of peppermint and cocoa begin to fill the air, the shops and storefronts ...

Local schools clean again as ETFO, CUPE settle with Province

By Tabitha Wells This week bore much good news for parents and students affected by the two separate work-to-rule strike actions that have been happening ...

‘Wrapped in Courage’ for Women Abuse Prevention Month

By Tabitha Wells When it comes to violence against women, both in Canada and worldwide, the statistics are terrifying. In Canada alone, 67 percent of ...

Broadway wins planners’ 2015 Great Street award

By Tabitha Wells The Canadian Institute of Planners announced Wednesday that Orangeville’s downtown Broadway has won the 2015 grand prize in its Great Places of ...

Whatever happened to ʻpower at costʼ?

MORE THAN A CENTURY has passed since Adam Beck (later Sir Adam) began his successful campaign for “power at cost,” a campaign that ultimately led ...

Items of the moment

Dear Prime Minister-Designate, First, congratulations on becoming Can- ada’s next PM. I’d now like to offer some comments on ‘items of the moment’. 1. 24 ...

Thanks, but …

An open letter to David Peterson, Chair of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) I want to take this opportunity to ...

Dufferin OPP warn of tax scam

By Josh Bergant It’s tax season again, and with that comes a myriad amount of scam-artists, seeking to obtain your hard earned money rather nefariously. ...

Mono Council approves draft proposal for Pollinator Reserve

By Tabitha Wells A draft proposal to create a Pollinator Reserve in Mono at a property in Hockley was passed unanimously at Mono Council’s last ...

SPOS Westside Juniors claim District 4 soccer championship

By Brian Lockhart 3-1 win in final game over CDDHS The Westside Secondary School Thunder junior boys soccer team claimed the District 4 championship with ...

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