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.
GUELPH - Blue Monday – the third Monday of January – once touted as the most depressing day of the year, has proven to be a myth. But with the holidays over and the grey winter weather setting in, some Canadians may notice a shift in mood and energy. These ‘winter blues’ are all too real.
GUELPH - Broadband internet access is a fundamental necessity for conducting business today, no matter where you are located. The recent Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ruling couldn’t have come at a better time for Ontario farmers, rural residents and business owners.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Wellington Junior Farmers are geared up for a busy and exciting year ahead.
GUELPH - As the New Year is still very young, March break may be the last thing on anyone’s mind ... except for numerous students at the University of Guelph.
WELLINGTON CTY. - The province has proposed a $500 increase to the fee charged to water bottling companies. Officials say the new fee of $503.71 for every million litres of water drawn is one of the highest in Canada.
TORONTO - Each year, 25,000 Canadians hear the words, “you have dementia.” But dementia is more than just numbers.
GUELPH - Ballet Jörgen’s Swan Lake is coming to the River Run Centre on Jan. 28 at 2pm as part of the RBC Showcase Series.
WELLINGTON CTY. - Reading Rocks is a program offered by the Learning Disabilities Association of Wellington County in partnership with the Research Institute for Learning Differences.
ABOYNE - Nancy Sullivan was elected as the new board chair of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health on Jan. 4.
GUELPH - On Jan. 7 at about 9:40pm, a Wellington County OPP officer was patrolling Highway 6 near College Avenue. Police say the officer observed
GUELPH - A Mount Forest woman was injured on Monday by a parked car that slid forward and pinned her against her own vehicle.
GUELPH - Nathan Skoufis, owner and head instructor of Guelph Family Martial Arts, is operating a March Break camp that is ideal for martial artists with lots of experience and those with no martial arts experience.
GUELPH - Ontario is investing more than $200,360 to help the Guelph Police Service, Canadian Mental Health Association – Waterloo Wellington Dufferin (CMHA-WWD) and Victim Services Wellington work with local partners to build a safer, stronger community in Guelph and Wellington County.