NIAGARA FALLS – Festivals and Events Ontario has included the Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games, The Mount Forest Fireworks Festival and Riverfest Elora in its 2023 Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario.
Women’s Day rally calls for equity, collaboration, staying course to advance opportunities
GUELPH – Women accomplished a lot of firsts in 2022, but there’s still a long way to go to achieve equality and equity for women, said Cindy McMann at an event in Guelph’s Market Square to mark International Women’s Day.
New Wellington OPP youth advisory committee presents to Police Services Board
GUELPH - Five nervous high school students, forming the Wellington OPP’s new youth advisory committee, bravely stood before the county’s Police Services Board (PSB) on March 8, presenting their first youth initiative.
‘Don’t be hasty, use safety’ an important message year-round: Grose
WELLINGTON COUNTY - The county is home to a large rural community full of winding sideroads, picturesque barns and silos, and carefully manicured fields that seem to stretch out for miles.
County council remuneration cost just under $1.1 million in 2022
GUELPH – The cost of compensating Wellington County councillors was just under $1.1 million in 2022.
GRCA accepting campsite reservations
CAMBRIDGE - The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) campsite reservation system opened to take reservations online for the 2023 seson on March 1.
OFA Viewpoint: Woman increasingly at the forefront of agriculture
Women have long played a pivotal and often unseen role in Canadian agriculture. That role has traditionally been one of support, from doing the books and helping with chores, to raising the family or whatever else was needed behind the scenes.
Ignoring fatigue a slippery slope for health and safety on the farm
We often hear farmers say, ‘I’ll sleep when the busy season is over.’ But that outlook, even…
On-farm maintenance a long-term investment
Equipment maintenance can be a thankless chore and, even if done correctly, one that doesn’t pay immediate apparent dividends. Done improperly, or not at all, however, it can be the difference between safe operation and injury or fatality.
Canadian Agricultural Safety Association celebrates Ag Safety Week
WINNIPEG – This Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW), farmers, farm families, farm workers, and farming communities are encouraged to show how they commit to #FarmSafetyEveryday.