February 2016 Archive

Mono asks Premier to promote rooftop solar over solar farms

Mono Mayor Laura Ryan has written Premier Kathleen Wynne to change the current provincial policy favouring construction of solar farms, contending it should instead promote ...

‘Keep Hydro Public’ campaign launched by coalition of 18

While Premier Kathleen Wynne has refused to back down from plans to privatize Hydro One, Ontarians are not backing down in their disagreement with the ...

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Clothing drive collects items for Syrian refugee families

The desire to help Syrian refugees is a feeling that is spreading like wildfire throughout Dufferin County. From sponsorship groups, to fundraisers, to clothing drives, ...

Mono Council defers action on proposals for Tai Chi Centre

Mono Council decided Tuesday to defer action until its next meeting on a committee’s recommendation that it oppose plans for an enlarged cemetery and two ...

Mono Council approves Code of Conduct

Mono Council has followed Dufferin County Council and some other municipal councils in adopting a written Code of Conduct for its members. Drafted by Planning ...

Courts could hardly be more different

THE SUDDEN, UNEXPECTED DEATH of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a sharply conservative icon on the court, has set off an epic election-year battle ...

Why is hydro up when oil’s down?

Congratulations to my friend Pat Hamilton for being recognized as one of the top 40 principals in Canada.  It doesn’t matter who you talk to, ...

Join a Grant Review Team

Many projects and events throughout Dufferin-Caledon, whether it is the completion of the trail system at the Island Lake Conservation Area, the Palgrave Rotary Club’s ...

The only change: asphalt for concrete

AS YOU MAY HAVE SEEN elsewhere in this issue, Mono Council has again asked Ontario’s Transportation ministry to do something about the death strip on ...

Michaels Canada is coming to Orangeville Mall in fall

Crafters, scrapbookers, and other hobbyists beware — it won’t be long before your paycheque disappears on the many supplies found at Michaels Canada, as the ...

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