TORONTO- A new study reveals a decline in the overall financial health of Canadians since the…
Grant seeks to stem influx of COVID-19-related violence against women
GUELPH – A $100,000 grant from the Safer and Stronger Grants program of the Canadian Women’s…
General municipal levy up 2.5% as GRCA approves 2021 budget
CAMBRIDGE – The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) will spend almost $32 million this…
Martin again questions need for continued local state of emergency
MAPLETON – Mayor Gregg Davidson says further discussion among Wellington County municipal leaders is needed before the local state of emergency can be lifted.
Inspection report shows Caressant Care Arthur didn’t cohort residents, staff
ARTHUR – A provincial long-term care home inspection report indicates Caressant Care Arthur failed to separate COVID-positive residents from others and also failed to cohort workers, which “put residents and staff at risk of further transmission” of the virus.
Nineteen schools in region reporting active COVID-19 cases
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Nineteen schools in the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) region, including two in Wellington County, are reporting active COVID-19 cases.
WDGPH reporting 68 new COVID-19 cases over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Active COVID-19 cases in the region are up for the first time in six weeks. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) is reporting 68 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend (Feb. 26 to 28).
Region to remain in red COVID-19 alert level for at least another week
WELLINGTON COUNTY – It appears the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) region will remain in the province's red COVID-19 alert level for at least another week, despite a significant drop in cases and vast improvements in COVID indicators.
UGDSB looks to be proactive in preparations for new COVID-19 variants
GUELPH – Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB) board officials say they are preparing to deal with new COVID-19 strains and the potential third wave that may come with them.
COVID-19 outbreak declared at Wellington Terrace after caregiver tests positive
ABOYNE – A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Wellington Terrace Long-Term Care Home after an essential caregiver for a resident tested positive for the virus. County officials say the individual, last in the building on Feb. 21, is asymptomatic and in isolation at home.
County library staff to help with COVID-19 vaccination registration
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) recently launched an online pre-registration website for COVID-19 vaccination priority groups.
Group protests conditions in Ontario long-term care facilities
ARTHUR – Members of a group representing families concerned about loved ones in long-term care set up a protest outside the Caressant Care Nursing and Retirement Home here on Saturday.
Twenty-four active COVID-19 cases at Cargill’s Watson Parkway plant in Guelph
GUELPH – The Cargill Canada operation on Watson Parkway in Guelph was reporting 24 active cases of COVID-19 among its staff on Feb. 23.
Registration required to address meetings
MINTO – Public participation in council meetings has become more challenging as councils move to…
Meals on Wheels adjusted services due to pandemic
CLIFFORD – Volunteers for the Clifford Community Meals on Wheels deliver hot, nutritious…