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Today's date: Thursday February 11, 2016 Vol 49 Issue 06
   
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Region joins nationwide campaign to house 20,000 homeless Canadians

GUELPH - Guelph-­Wellington has joined 28 other communities from across Canada as part of the 20,000 Homes Campaign, a nationwide campaign aiming to permanently house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people by July 1, 2018.

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.

Fire chiefs, prevention officers speak on preventing tragedies on the farm

WELLINGTON CTY. - Wellington County experienced two deadly barn fires at opposite ends of the county last month, which local fire officials say is uncommon.

Ariss and Maryhill Lions to host family fun day Feb. 15

GUELPH - The sixth annual Ariss and Maryhill Lions Club Family Fun Day will once again be held at Gryphon Field House, 55 East Ring Road, at the University of Guelph.

New three-part jazz music series launches at music centre

GUELPH - A new three-part jazz music series will launch at the Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC) on Feb. 26 at 7:30pm with Juno nominated Brent Rowan and Friends.

Music at GYMC returns with renowned pianist Valerie Tryon

GUELPH - The Guelph Youth Music Centre will be hosting a concert featuring internationally-renowned pianist Valerie Tryon on Feb. 27 at 7:30pm.

A Breit Evening of Sound at Silence

GUELPH - Kevin Breit will perform solo at a fundraiser and auction in support of Silence, Guelph’s renowned community-facing, musician-supporting arts space.

County taxpayers to pay $15 more per $100,000 in residential assessment

County taxpayers to pay $15 more per $100,000 in residential assessment

WELLINGTON CTY. - County council adopted its 2016 budget with a 2.5 per cent increase in property taxes on Jan. 28 - but not without some heated debate on the county’s fiscal direction.

Nater urges citizens to report fraud

STRATFORD - Perth-Wellington MPP John Nater is encouraging all constituents to report instances of fraud.

UGDSB adopts Blue Dot resolution on right to a healthy environment

GUELPH - The Upper Grand District School Board has officially joined the growing number of organizations and communities that have embraced the Blue Dot environmental movement.

Speeders of the Week

On Jan. 24 at about 1:47pm, a Wellington County OPP officer was conducting laser speed enforcement and monitoring traffic on Highway 6 near Concession 4 in Puslinch.

Thieves strip Manor of ATM, lose booty on getaway

GUELPH - The attempted theft of an ATM machine from the Manor Hotel clearly did not go as planned, but police say they have few clues as to who was responsible.

OPP warn of new twist on old phone scam

WELLINGTON CTY. - The Wellington County OPP is warning the public about, yet another phone scam that occurred recently in a neighbouring county.

County library patrons can take high speed internet ‘hotspots’ home

WELLINGTON CTY. - Beginning this spring, the Wellington County Library branches will provide the public with internet “hotspots.”

GRCA offering workshop on tree management

CAMBRIDGE - The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) Managing Trees on your Property workshop will answer questions landowners have about trees and help them to develop skills and strategies to maintain and improve their trees.

Community Foundation now accepting camp grant applications

GUELPH - Too early to think about summer while the temperatures are low, and the snowdrifts are high? The Guelph Community Foundation is already knee-deep in summer as it opens up the application process for its Kids-to-Camp granting program.

Summer jobs program accepting employer applications

PERTH-WELLINGTON - Local MP John Nater announced on Jan. 8 that employers can now apply for funding under the Canada Summer Jobs 2016 program.
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Wellington North Ward 3 byelection candidate found in default of Elections Act
County library patrons can take high speed internet ‘hotspots’ home
Ontario auctioneers converge for Guelph convention on Feb. 18
Ontario auctioneers converge for Guelph convention on Feb. 18
Town hall open house Feb. 11 in Belwood

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