April 2020 Archive

Big Brothers Big Sisters benefit from sponsors after event cancellation

By Brian Lockhart They may have been forced to cancel their biggest fundraiser of the year, but Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dufferin and District ...

Brent Buskard’s restless nature led him to develop many skills

By Constance Scrafield Even artists who are clear about what stirs their muse, who focus primarily on a single medium and approach, want to break ...

Local residents ‘frustrated’ by CERB says Dufferin-Caledon MP

By Alyssa Parkhill Back on March 25, the Government of Canada introduced a financial aid package to help workers and businesses who are greatly impacted ...

Local Suicide Awareness Council urges ‘personal dialogue’ during difficult times

By Brian Lockhart Reaching out to family, friends, and neighbours during difficult times can help those who are feeling particularly isolated and vulnerable during our ...

County offering financial support to local agencies during pandemic

By Mike Baker The County of Dufferin is asking for public feedback as it looks for ways to assist community service organizations during the COVID-19 ...

11 Orangeville Otters qualify for provincials

The Orangeville Otters Swim Club had a good finish at the Ontario Swimming Championships in March. Eleven Otters swimmers qualified for provincial championship competition held ...

MP Seeback wants internet providers to waive overcharge fees for rural residents

By Alyssa Parkhill “I am calling on Bell Canada, Rogers, TELUS and all internet service providers to stop data overcharges in rural communities during this ...

Local company manufactures ‘Easy’ protection against COVID-19

By Alyssa Parkhill With the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, specific protocols have been put into place to protect people from spreading or catching the virus, such ...

Two Orangeville delivery drivers have vehicles stolen in separate incidents

By Mike Baker “Dude, where’s my car?” While most people will immediately think of the popular 2000s Ashton Kutcher comedy flick when reading that quote, ...

COVID-19 claims 4 more local lives, outbreaks at Shelburne senior homes

By Mike Baker Three residents of Shelburne retirement homes have died this week as the community comes to grips with two further outbreaks of COVID-19 ...

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