April 2019 Archive

County audit shows value in water quality program

By James Matthews It’s better to take steps to ensure clean water at its source rather than through treatment afterwards, Dufferin County councillors were advised ...

James Doan continues locksmith service launched by dad in 1978

By Constance Scrafield Behind the name Harold Doan and Sons Ltd, “Profession mobile locksmith service,” lies a story of familial loyalty to what a father ...

Fundraiser launched to help Bolton child who lost mother

By Joshua Santos A GoFundMe memorial fund has been set up to help bring a child to Canada from Sough Africa after he lost his ...

Hockley Valley Resort holds charity fundraisers

By Joshua Santos Hockley Valley Resort held a Date Night-themed event, raising $29,015 for local charities Bethell Hospice Foundation and Family Transition Place on Saturday, ...

SPCA seeking public input in new animal welfare laws

By Mike Baker The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society has launched an advocacy campaign encouraging members of the public to get involved in helping to ...

Latvian-Canadian choral collaboration coming to Westminster Church May 5

By Constance Scrafield The Dufferin Concert Singers and New Tecumseth Singers are welcoming the Septini Sapni Community Choir from Dobele, Latvia to join them during ...

Alliston driver clocked travelling at 130km/h on Veteran’s Way

Orangeville Police have charged an Alliston woman with stunt driving after she was clocked doing 70 kilometres an hour above the posted limit on Veteran’s ...

Local Conservative AGM postponed as questions remain over nomination night

By Mike Baker While reports surrounding Harzadan Singh Khattra’s standing within the Conservative party have, as of press time, been unconfirmed by senior party officials, ...

Dufferin EMS chief optimistic over plan to merge ambulance services

By Mike Baker Dufferin County Paramedic Service Chief Tom Reid is keeping an open mind over the Ford government’s plan to merge ambulance services across ...

Anti-carbon tax stickers coming to gas pumps across Ontario

By Brian Lockhart As a court battle takes place  with Ontario issuing a constitutional challenge against the federal carbon tax, the Ontario government has tabled ...

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