WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington County is set to experience a surge in the demand for nurses in the coming years as the population continues to grow and age.
Chong incensed he was not informed of alleged targeting of his family abroad
OTTAWA - Wellington-Halton Hills MP Michael Chong is calling on the federal government to expel a consular official from Canada following media reporting of the official's possible involvement in the alleged targeting of his family abroad.
JD Hogarth teacher facing child pornography charges
FERGUS – A teacher at JD Hogarth Public School here is facing child pornography charges. Darwin Charles Harrison, 38, of Guelph, was arrested on April 6 and charged with possessing child pornography, making child pornography available and accessing child pornography.
Senators embark on ‘fact-finding mission’ in Wellington County, Guelph
WELLINGTON COUNTY - From the Red Chamber to Wellington County, Rob Black and two fellow senators, Alberta Senator Paula Simmons and Senator Pat Duncan of Yukon, toured across Wellington County and Guelph from April 24 to 26 to investigate what's happening on the ground in the name of healthy soils.
Guelph woman charged in crash that injured CTV reporter
PUSLINCH – An elderly Guelph woman has been charged in the crash here two months ago that seriously injured a local journalist. CTV News Kitchener reporter Stephanie Villella was at the intersection of Brock Road North (Wellington Road 46) and Maltby Road when she was hit by a sedan on March 1.
Indigenous Gathering Circle opens with ceremony and tree planting
ABOYNE - The Indigenous Gathering Circle located at the Wellington Place Campus in Aboyne was officially opened on April 26 with remarks from local politicians and Indigenous ceremony.
County increasing support for Waterloo-Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festival
GUELPH – The County of Wellington is increasing its financial support for the Waterloo-Wellington Children’s Groundwater Festival, which is being held in the county for the first time in 2023.
White elected chair of Conservation Ontario
GUELPH – Wellington County councillor Chris White has been elected chair of Conservation Ontario.
Public health officials encouraging residents to stay up-to-date with immunizations
WELLINGTON COUNTY – As public health officials recognize National Immunization Week (April 24 to 28) and celebrate the successful COVID-19 immunization campaign, they are reminding people of the protection provided by staying current with vaccinations moving forward.
Wild turkey hunting season returns April 25
ONTARIO – The Ontario Conservation Officers Association (OCOA) is wishing Ontario’s wild turkey hunters a safe, enjoyable, and successful hunt, according to a press release.