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Today's date: Friday October 31, 2014 Vol 47 Issue 44
   
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John Wills of John Wills Photography, has been named the 2014 portrait photographer of the year in Ontario by the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC).

Recognizing our crossing guards

TORONTO - Nominations are now being accepted for “Canada’s Favourite Crossing Guards.”

Three convincing wins in Upper Grand District School Board trustee races

WELLINGTON CTY. - There were not any close races in the run for trustee positions on the Upper Grand District School Board.

Stress awareness workshop in Guelph

GUELPH - The Stress Management and High Performance Clinic will be marking International Stress Awareness Day on Nov. 5, with a special, free workshop for the public.

Guelph Chamber Choir marks WWI centenary

GUELPH - The Guelph Chamber Choir begins its choral season with War and Peace: Remembering the Great War 1914 - 1918 at the River Run Centre on Nov. 1 at 7:30pm.

Living on Less program offered in area

GUELPH - How can we live on less money? With less stuff and stress?

Family and Children’s Services recognizes child abuse prevention month

Family and Children’s Services recognizes child abuse prevention month

GUELPH - October is Child Abuse Prevention Month and community members gathered at Family and Children’s Services Guelph-Wellington (FACS) on Oct. 23 to celebrate positive progress made in the last year and initiate a reminder that child protection and family support are everyone’s responsibility.

Poverty task force celebrates Living Wage Week in Wellington

GUELPH - Nov. 3 marks the beginning of national Living Wage Week.

Ebola screening in place for all patients

WELLINGTON CTY. - Groves Memorial Community Hospital and North Wellington Health Care’s Louise Marshall Hospital and Palmerston and District Hospital sites are moving to active screening to determine the travel risk of any patients/visitors entering the hospital.

Chong, Schellenberger reflect on shooting, vow work will carry on

Chong, Schellenberger reflect on shooting, vow work will carry on

OTTAWA - There’s no question things will look decidedly different at Parliament Hill following the tragic events of Oct. 22.

Lynda White captures Ward 4 seat

ARTHUR - Wellington County council Ward 4 candidates faced the challenge of campaigning in an area served by both mail-in and direct polls.

OPP urges caution, safety on Halloween night

WELLINGTON CTY. - Wellington County OPP wants everyone to have a fun and safe Halloween.

Drinking and driving

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

Chornoboy claims Catholic seat

WELLINGTON CTY. - Cassandra Chornoboy is the new representative for Guelph-Eramosa, Erin and Puslinch on the Wellington Catholic District School Board.

Choices made for area French school trustees

WELLINGTON CTY. - Though the numbers may seem minor in nature, this year’s votes will make an impact to French school boards affecting this area.

More women encouraged to go for regular breast cancer screening

WELLINGTON CTY. - In support of breast cancer awareness month, the Waterloo Wellington Regional Cancer Program (WWRCP) is encouraging women 50 to 74 years old to be screened for breast cancer every two years.

Landowners planning a spring planting should order trees now

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.

New website showcases agricultural innovation

GUELPH - A new website launched by the Agri-Technology Commercialization Centre (ATCC) highlights innovation in Ontario’s agri-food sector.

OFA reminds farmers to be safe this season

GUELPH - It’s been one of the slowest starts to harvest for Ontario farmers this fall. A cooler growing season, combined with fall rains prevented many farmers from getting onto the fields at their usual harvest pace.

Pettapiece demands answers on local issues

QUEEN'S PARK - Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece demanded answers from the government on a range of local issues as members returned to Queens Park.
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BUZZ

Ebola screening in place for all patients
Advertiser welcomes cartoonist to team
Alls wins three-way race for mayor, joins three new Erin councillors
White re-elected Guelph-Eramosa mayor after big win over Scott
Andy Lennox to head new Wellington North council
Incumbent Mayor Lever gets 57% support
Boil water advisory lifted in Arthur
Remembering ‘freedom is not free’: New mural dedicated in Arthur

COLUMNISTS

Barrie Hopkins
Bruce Whitestone
Stephen Thorning
Kelly Waterhouse

EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: Election was about change

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