WELLINGTON COUNTY – CUPE Local 256 education workers could be back on strike and off the job again on Nov. 21 if a deal isn’t reached between the union and province. The union issued a strike notice on Nov. 16.
HARRISTON - Harriston is a long way from the refugee camps of Turkey, crammed with displaced Syrians, and farther away still from Aleppo’s embattled streets. But for Obid Almohamed and his family, the small community of Harriston, with less than 2,000 inhabitants, is now home.
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Classes at all schools within the Upper Grand and Wellington Catholic school boards will be in-person on Tuesday following an agreement between the province and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) on Monday.
ABOYNE – One by one, the names of Wellington County’s war dead were read aloud on Nov. 3, as a heavy grey fog, burned off by the sun, revealed 500 markers on the hill beyond, bearing the names of local residents who died in service to their country.
FERGUS - Education workers from Wellington County's two school boards, who are represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees, are on strike and actively protesting around the constituency office of Wellington-Halton Hills MPP Ted Arnott in downtown Fergus.
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Education workers at the Upper Grand District School Board and the Wellington Catholic District School Board will strike on Nov. 4, CUPE Local 256 president Bill Foster has confirmed to the Wellington Advertiser.
Street dedication - Roughly 40 people, including local dignitaries and family members, gathered on the morning of Oct. 29 at newly unveiled street signs in Palmerston, commemorating the lives of eight men from both the Bridge and Stephenson families who served in the First and Second World Wars.
WELLINGTON COUNTY - On Nov. 4, 302 education workers represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and employed by Wellington County’s two school boards could walk off the job in a province-wide strike.