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GUELPH - Guelph’s John McCrae is one of six “medical heroes” being inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in 2015 for contributions to the field of medicine and health sciences.
GRAND VALLEY - In honour of national foster family week, Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County hosts an annual appreciation dinner to recognize foster parents and the important role they play in the community.
A weekly report prepared by the staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). For information call 519-846-0941. Office hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm. For technical information, call 1-877-424-1300 or visit www.ontario.ca/omafra.
GUELPH - Agriculture fuels Ontario’s economy. It’s big business for the province, and nobody knows that better than the farmers bringing in the fall harvest or delivering their produce to markets.
GUELPH - Grain Farmers of Ontario would like to thank Agricorp for extending winter wheat planting dates for insurance.
WELLINGTON CTY. - The OPP warns that stealing or defacing election signs can result in a fine or jail time and they ask anyone witnessing such incidents to report them to police.
GUELPH - County staff will facilitate discussions between various agencies providing services in rural areas of Wellington in an effort to find a workable model for a coordinated rural transportation system.
GUELPH - Dr. Patricia Peters, a community-based clinical psychologist will discuss the relationship between anxiety and learning disabilities at an event presented by the Learning Disabilities Association of Wellington County.
GUELPH - Ontario is helping Guelph seniors stay healthy, active and connected to their community. The province is providing almost $110,000 to support the Evergreen Seniors’ Centre and the West End Community Centre.
WELLINGTON CTY. - The vision of the CCNA is to bring together 20 research teams involving over 340 top Canadian researchers in the field of neurodegenerative diseases affecting cognition such as Alzheimer’s in a collaborative and synergistic space.
The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has launched the BDC Small Business Week 2014 microsite in preparation for the 35th edition of its trademark event.
Business owners often get so caught up in chaos management, which can be a daily reality, that they forget the core concepts.
Regardless of what you are trying to accomplish - from finding new customers, to keeping great employees, to preparing for Ontario’s new Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) - a properly documented and well-thought-out business plan can only make it easier.
WELLINGTON CTY. - County officials expect policing costs to decrease significantly here over the next five years under the new OPP billing model.
Police continued to crack down and lay drinking and driving charges.
ORILLIA - Over the Thanksgiving long weekend the OPP joined its policing partners for Operation Impact, a national campaign focusing on impaired driving, distracted driving, speeding and lack of occupant restraint - what police call “the Big Four”.
OTTAWA - Local MPs are safe and among those under lockdown at Parliament Hill after shots were fired inside the building and a soldier was reportedly shot at the National War Memorial.
"I'm in my office right now … The situation is still unfolding," Chong told the Advertiser by phone about an hour after shots were first reported at Parliament Hill just before 10am.
"I don't know much more than you guys do."
CAMBRIDGE - As the leaves fall, it is time for rural landowners to start thinking about ordering trees from the Grand River Conservation Authority for planting next spring.