February 2017 Archive

Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers coming to Dufferin County

Following months of careful planning and precise preparation, one Dufferin County resident is looking forward to launching a “sisterhood” unlike anything the region has ever ...

Food Bank’s new shopping model allows people to shop for what they need

Written By: Jasen Obermeyer Orangeville Food Bank’s new “Shopping Model” allows clients to shop as if they are in a real grocery store, giving the ...

36 ODSS students to embark on “incredible” trip to Costa Rica

Accompanied by six teachers, 36 students from Orangeville District Secondary School will be embarking on the “trip of their lives” next week as they travel ...

“Baking a Difference” for the Orangeville and District SPCA

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Orangeville and District (SPCA) hope to raise $11,000 during their 5th Annual National Cupcake Day ...

Hundreds attend Shelburne memorial vigil

Organizers of a Shelburne vigil, held in solidarity with the Muslim community in the wake of the Quebec City violence a week earlier, did not ...

Mayor Williams loses bid to return as Police Services Board chair

Orangeville now has a permanent chair of the Police Services Board (OPSB). Acting board chair Ken Krakar was elected as the lead via nomination by ...

Area private schools offering French to their students

Further to our look at French Language education in the public school system, here is some insight as to how the language is taught in ...

Embargoes and walls

Fidel Castro may not be with the Cuban people any more; but we need to know and understand that the spirit, which once influenced him, ...

Half-way point: the councillors

It is no secret that the past two years have been difficult for the members of Orangeville Council. It is unfortunate that drama within the ...

The common thread: extremism

AT FIRST BLUSH, the two events seemed to bear no relationship to one another. The one event took place in Washington D.C., where President Donald ...

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