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Today's date: Wednesday May 04, 2016 Vol 49 Issue 18
   
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Grain Farmers of Ontario denied appeal

GUELPH - Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) announced it is extremely disappointed by the decision of the Court of Appeal of Ontario, released April 20, which denies the request for appeal on the dismissal of the case surrounding the Ontario government’s seed treatment regulations.

OMAFRA Report

A weekly report prepared by the staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). If you require further information, regarding this report, call the Elora Resource Centre at 519-846-0941. Office hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm. For technical information, call the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300 or visit the OMAFRA website: www.ontario.ca/omafra.

Former MP honoured at open house

Former MP honoured at open house

SEBRINGVILLE - Perth-Wellington MP John Nater thanked his predecessor Gary Schellenberger for his years of service in both municipal and federal politics at an open house honouring the longtime MP on April 24.

United Way invests in 92 local social service programs

GUELPH - In an effort to meet the local community’s emerging needs, United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin is investing in 92 social service programs at 57 community agencies during 2016-2017.

Walkers supporting brain tumour research May 29

GUELPH - The 10th Annual Guelph Brain Tumour Walk is taking place on May 29 at the University of Guelph arboretum.

UGDSB hears appeals to stop French immersion cap

GUELPH - Parent representatives from northern Wellington County asked Upper Grand District School Board trustees to oppose a French immersion program cap at the April 26 meeting.

Speeder of the Week

GUELPH - On April 23 at about 9:52pm, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring traffic on Highway 6 near Laird Road in the City of Guelph.

OPP warning residents again about popular CRA scam

WELLINGTON CTY. - Police are reminding residents of the popular Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam - and warning them not to be a victim of it.

CAS strike continues after mediation comes to a halt

GUELPH - Children’s Aid Society (CAS) workers with Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County remain on the picket line after mediation talks between their union and management broke down on April 20.

Advertiser staff recognized with OCNA awards

VAUGHAN - The production staff at the Wellington Advertiser was recently recognized by the Ontario Community Newspapers Association (OCNA).

Macbeth made in Guelph

GUELPH - A celebration now underway in Ottawa highlights 400 years of Shakespeare in Canada.

GCVI Drumline to play in national music showcase

GUELPH - Musicians from Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute will take part in a national celebration of music this spring.

Students gearing up for provincial Skills Competition

GUELPH - Students from across the Upper Grand District School Board are heading to the largest skilled trades competition in Canada from May 2 to 4.

Upper Grand schools celebrate Education Week

GUELPH - The Ministry of Education has designated the week of May 2 to 6 as Education Week - a time to “celebrate our accomplishments and reflect on new and exciting challenges ahead.”

Annual conference to connect youth to LGBTQ students and allies

GUELPH - Students from across the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) are invited to connect at a conference that celebrates LGBTQ youth and their allies.

CAS workers back to work Monday

GUELPH - Children’s Aid Workers (CAS) will be back at work on May 2 at Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County.
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BUZZ

Elora Farmers’ Market opens April 30 at Bissell Park
Elora students fight to keep music program alive
French immersion cap opponents appeal to council
UGDSB hears appeals to stop French immersion cap
Council requests new community safety zone
Gary Will chosen as 2016 Puslinch Volunteer of the Year
Erin posthumously names Bill Dinwoody Citizen of the Year
Wellington North launches Youth Action Council
CAS workers back to work Monday

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