January 2018 Archive

Bears juniors deliver first loss to Guelph team

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville District Secondary School Bears continue to turn out a good performance on the court this season and are currently in ...

Tigers Novice B team has outstanding season

By Brian Lockhart If there is a stand-out team in Orangeville hockey this season the Orangeville Tigers Novice B team have earned some serious recognition ...

First Shift program benefits first time players and families

By Brian Lockhart Anyone who has kids involved in hockey knows how expensive it can be to play Canada’s favourite sport. The cost of equipment ...

I’m going to miss this so much

By Avery Park In part, this is a thank-you letter to the people at the Orangeville Citizen for giving me this amazing opportunity, and also ...

Thought police? See Parliament Hill

By Brian Lockhart You’d better think the same way we do – and even if you don’t, you will still have to betray your beliefs ...

Our system is far better than theirs

WE OFTEN WONDER how different things would be if King George III had opted to let Britain’s North American colonies all gradually achieve independence from ...

An enlightened move

WE’RE SURE THAT AT LEAST some Orangeville residents would have preferred to see an “in-house” appointment to the position of Orangeville’s Deputy Police Chief. However, ...

Poodle, owner reunited after 5 nights in the wild

By Mike Pickford A “devastating experience” for one local resident had a rare, happy ending recently when a dog and its owner were finally reunited ...

Shelburne’s pathfinder unit makes baskets for FTP

By Jasen Obermeyer The pathfinder unit of Girl Guides in Shelburne is doing something special for the residents of the Family Transition Place (FTP) women’s ...

Businesses will have to adjust to new minimum wage – but at what cost?

By Brian Lockhart More than a million Canadians work at minimum wage jobs – around eight per cent of the country’s work force. The rate ...

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