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.
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GUELPH - The Guelph Masonic Temple is celebrating 100 years in the same location in the city’s core.
GUELPH - Mark Bailey, chair of the Upper Grand District School Board, is now second vice-president of the Ontario Public School Boards Association
GUELPH - A Cambridge man was charged with driving with more than 80mg of alcohol per 100mL of blood in his system following reports of an aggressive driver on the Hanlon Expressway on July 13.
GUELPH - A Wellington County resident has been fined $3,500 for illegal hunting activities in the Municipality of North Perth.
QUEEN'S PARK - Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece is renewing his call for a long-term solution to reform joint and several liability insurance.
CAMBRIDGE - A Trees and Trout workshop designed to help property owners from across the Grand River watershed learn what they can do on their land to help improve fish habitat in nearby waterways will be held here on Aug. 13.