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Today's date: Tuesday September 25, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 38
   
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Terry Fox Runs held throughout Wellington County

Terry Fox Runs held throughout Wellington County 
LEFT: Ted Forrest gave Geoff Andrews a lift in a bicycle-powered duet wheelchair so Andrews could participate in Sunday’s Terry Fox Run in Erin. RIGHT: Participants took off from Forfar Park around 10am on Sept. 16 for the Fergus Terry Fox Run. From left: Janine Stanlick, Mary Brooks and Caitllin Ward, who pushed Ben Stalick and Bryson Ward, named their team the Pram Posse. Photos by Phil Gravelle and Patrick Raftis

Cannabis legalization looms: health professionals concerned about youth, mental health

Cannabis legalization looms: health professionals concerned about youth, mental health

WELLINGTON CTY. - For Ontarians 19 and older, recreational cannabis will be legal in a little less than a month. “We’ve been talking about this for two years and we’ve been planning for it for two years,” said Allan Rewak, executive director of the Cannabis Council of Canada.

Centre Wellington candidates tackle issues at Sept. 13 Elora Legion debate

ELORA - It was a packed house at the Elora Legion on Sept. 13 as local, county and school board candidates went head to head debating issues. Hosted by the Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce, time was limited during the two-hour event simply because of the number of candidates.

Groundbreaking held for childcare and learning centre

Groundbreaking held for childcare and learning centre

ABOYNE - Ground was broken here on the Wellington Place Childcare and Learning Centre on Sept. 14. The County of Wellington has been granted $2.08 million from the Ministry of Education to open the facility in 2019.

All Nations Grand River Water Walk stops in Fergus

All Nations Grand River Water Walk stops in Fergus

FERGUS - Centre Wellington hosted participants in All Nations Grand River Water Walk on Sept. 16 and 17.

BUZZ

Rockwood native lands military helicopter in Acton
Take Back the Night scheduled for Sept. 27
Puslinch all candidates night on Oct. 4
New sign explains Stanley Park heritage designation
Race for the Children of Haiti on Oct. 13
Elora man faces five child pornography charges
Centre Wellington candidates go head to head in debate at Elora Legion

COLUMNISTS

Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015
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WEEKLY POLL

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Should municipalities waive hall rental fees for all candidates meetings?

YES - 63%
NO - 37%

Past Poll Results »»

EDITORIAL

Dave Adsett: Acclaimed candidates 1, local citizens 0

Said Again:

“If you’re going to consume cannabis for adult consumer use as a recreational user, go slow, be prepared for this and be cautious.”

Allan Rewak, executive director, Cannabis Council of Canada
seeking a seat on Erin council.

September 20, 2018

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BUSINESS

Sittler to speak at Arthur chamber anniversary event

ARTHUR - Hockey Hall of Famer Darryl Sittler will headline an Arthur and District Chamber of Commerce 25th anniversary dinner on Oct. 13.

Sports

Elora Rocks ready to launch the 2018-19 hockey season

ELORA - The Elora Rocks team is ready to hit the ice for a fresh season of hockey, with the home opener set for Friday, Oct. 5 at 8:30pm against the Durham Thundercats.

Grand River Raceway hosting 2018 National Driving Championship Sept. 26 at Elora track

ELORA - Grand River Raceway will host the 2018 National Driving Championship on Sept. 26. It is a one-day event where top harness racing drivers from across the country will compete for the opportunity to represent Canada next year at the World Championship.

Community Guide Autumn 2018

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