September 2016 Archive

Only hope for electorial reform?

ONE OF THE KEY PROMISES Justin Trudeau made a year ago was that if his Liberals were elected it would be Canada’s last “first-past-the-post” general ...

No, it wasn’t a witch hunt

It is wonderful news that Mayor Jeremy Williams will not be charged by Peel Regional Police for wrongdoing regarding his expenses. I am sure this ...

A necessary nuisance?

MUCH AS WE SYMPATHIZE with the neighbours of Mono’s splendid new Adamo winery who went to Mono Council this week to complain about the “bird ...

Donation from Orangeville Rotary Club will help grow the GrandPals program

The GrandPals program in Orangeville is ready to kick off its sixth year. GrandPals, started by local elementary school teacher Marc Mailhot, is a character ...

Orangeville Food bank supporting ‘One-Bag Challenge’ to stop hunger

At its last sitting, Dufferin County Council proclaimed September as Hunger Awareness month, and since then the Orangeville and Area Food Bank has continued to ...

Orangeville achieves 5-bloom rating

The Town of Orangeville was one of 10 municipalities in the province to achieve a full five-bloom rating, as announced by Communities in Bloom Ontario ...

Enbridge wins OEB  approval for 3% hike in natural gas charges

Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. (Enbridge) has received approval from the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) for new rates, effective October 1. Enbridge says typical residential customers ...

Residents complain over noise from vineyard’s bird bangers

The public gallery in Mono’s council chambers was crowded Tuesday by residents of the Hockley Valley area who complained about the noise from bird bangers ...

Powerlifter breaking records for a good cause

Sleno to attempt Provincial record Powerlifting is a sport that combines technique and over all body strength and is as tough as the name implies. ...

Giants finish season in championship final

Loss to New Lowell in final game ends stellar season They may have lost the North Dufferin Baseball League championship series, but the Orangeville Giants ...

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