March 2021 Archive

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health moves to Orange

By Paula Brown, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) region has officially made a move down on the COVID-19 response framework from ...

Letter re: ‘Join the Gardening Movement’ column by Sandy Brown

I believe Mayor Brown and the Sustainability Committee have arrived a bit late to the garden party.  The Orangeville and District Horticultural Society has been ...

Letter re: Climate Action Plan

Dear Editor, I was really pleased to read your March 18th article about the Dufferin County Climate Action Plan. It was good to see that ...

Unchecked development

Brian Lockhart – From The Second Row “If you build it, he will come.” That may just be a famous line from a well-known movie, ...

Spring on

By Constance Scrafield – With Your Permission The tender violence that is a Canadian spring is a big part of the seasonal romance many people ...

Headwaters CEO Kim Delahunt shares message one year after start of pandemic

As I reflect to one year ago, our team at Headwaters was moving quickly to respond to the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic. Little did ...

The ‘Defence’ Follies

Gwynne Dyer – Our World Today In the early decades of the Cold War, this was the season when NATO defence chiefs would announce their ...

Reliable broadband needed now

By Keith Currie – OFA VIEWPOINT As we approach the one-year mark of living this virtual lifestyle, access to fast, reliable broadband continues to be ...

Nothing confirmed for 2021 baseball season

Leagues are watching and waiting By Brian Lockhart The umpires are ready but no one is sure what is going to happen yet with the ...

Local lacrosse league planning season with restrictions in effect

By Brian Lockhart It looks like there will be a minor lacrosse season this year, however expect restrictions. The Orangeville Northmen have said they are ...

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