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Today's date: Saturday August 02, 2014 Vol 47 Issue 31
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OPINION: OFA partners with municipal government to improve rural infrastructure

GUELPH - Municipal funding for rural road and bridge improvements was on the agenda at a recent meeting between the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) and the Western Ontario Warden’s Caucus (WOWC).


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: 8:30 am 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.

Drinking and driving

Police continued to crack down and lay drinking and driving charges.

OPP urge motorists to ‘move over’ in emergencies

ORILLIA - After 10 years of education efforts, which includes more than 11,000 charges on record since the law came into effect, the OPP is dismayed to see a slow but steady increase in the number of “move over” charges it has laid against drivers since 2010.

OPP urge water safety

ORILLIA - Alcohol was a factor in 42 per cent of the 18 boating fatalities investigated by the OPP this season.

Speeder of the week

GUELPH - On July 20 at about 10:57am, a Wellington County OPP officer was monitoring speeds on Highway 6 near Laird Road. Timothy Campanale, 19, of Ottawa, was charged with racing a motor vehicle.

Get tested on World Hepatitis Day

WELLINGTON CTY. - Public health is encouraging the public to “know their status” and get tested for viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that can lead to life-threatening complications such as liver failure, cirrhosis and liver cancer.

Business Milestones

Wellington County celebrated a number of business milestones over the past month.
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Pet of the Week -  Fifi


Harriston Legion plans banner 75th celebration to honour past and present Canadian Forces members
Hidden quarry will be focus of special council meeting
Arnott supports review of MPP spending; says position not conventional 9 to 5 job
Rebecca Grimes representing CWDHS at Juno Beach
City terminates Wellington Terrace funding agreement


Barrie Hopkins
Bruce Whitestone
Ted Arnott, Wellington-Halton Hills MPP
Stephen Thorning
Kelly Waterhouse


Chris Daponte: Election can’t come soon enough for some

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