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Today's date: Tuesday April 28, 2015 Vol 48 Issue 17
   
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Ground breaking set for rural health centre

MOUNT FOREST - The North Wellington Health Care (NWHC) board of directors met on April 16 to hear updates from the Palmerston and District Hospital (PDH) Foundation and the Louise Marshall Hospital (LMH) Redevelopment Fundraising Campaign.

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: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For technical information, call the Agricultural Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300 or visit the OMAFRA website: www.ontario.ca/omafra

Compost fundraising sale May 2

GUELPH - Kortright Hills Neighbourhood Group and 26th Guelph Scouting Group will be teaming up for the fourth annual 26th Scout Group Compost Fundraiser on May 2. The fundraiser will be held between 9am and 2pm at Kortright Hills Public School at 23 Ptarmigan Dr. in Guelph.

GYC to host VoiceDance!

GUELPH - Guelph Youth Singers (GYS) are hosting VoiceDance! at the River Run Centre at 7pm on May 30.

Emergency Preparedness Week: Local citizens urged to plan ahead

WELLINGTON CTY. - Emergency Preparedness Week 2015 runs from May 3 to 9.

OPP, CMHA launch new mobile crisis team

WELLINGTON CTY. - Wellington County OPP and the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin have announced the launch of an Integrated Mobile Police and Crisis Team (IMPACT).

Travelling exhibit sheds light on experiences of Italian Canadians during Second World War

GUELPH - A travelling exhibition created by the Columbus Centre in Toronto that documents Italian Canadian experiences during the Second World War is coming to the Guelph Civic Museum. Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Times: Italian Canadian Experiences During WWII will open on Friday, April 24, with a reception starting at 6.30 pm.

Scouts promoting Good Turn Week

WELLINGTON CTY. - Local Scouting youth are challenging their communities to make an extra effort to be kinder to one another by performing a good turn for a neighbour, family, friend or the community during Scouts Canada’s 6th annual Good Turn Week from April 25 – May 3.

Cut-A-Thon for Parkinson’s on April 26

TORONTO - April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, and Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario (PSSO) will be dedicating its efforts to spreading awareness and raising funds for those affected.

Public offered opportunity to consult on GRCA drinking water protection plan

CAMBRIDGE - A 40-day public consultation period is underway on amendments to a plan to protect the sources of municipal drinking water in the Grand River watershed.

Health tracker app assists owners with management of vital data

Health tracker app assists owners with management of vital data

GUELPH - The ability to track vital health data in real time on a smart phone or tablet is now a reality with a new Horse Health Tracker App from Equine Guelph.

Wellington locations featured in Horse Experience 2015 showcase during Pan Am Games

Wellington locations featured in Horse Experience 2015 showcase during Pan Am Games

WELLINGTON CTY. - Local horse facilities are set to shine this year, capitalizing on an international presence during the 2015 Pan American Games.

Liberals elect Skinner president

STRATFORD - There has been a changing of the guard at the Perth-Wellington Provincial Liberal Association following its annual general meeting in March.

MPP launches petition on hydro rates

PERTH-WELLINGTON - Following the government’s recent announcement that hydro bills will increase by an average of $137 next year, Perth-Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece has ramped up efforts to put an end to skyrocketing hydro rates.
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Students take walk of silence on behalf of the unheard in community
Shamrock Awards presented to volunteers at Celebrate Erin event
Erin resident launches official complaint over cruiser ‘blazing’ through school zone
Emergency Preparedness Week: Local citizens urged to plan ahead
Gorge extraction illustrates need for caution: Patton
Zoe Clarke named Youth Citizen of the Year

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