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Blue-green algae toxins confirmed in Lake Rosalind

Results from blue-green algae samples taken from Lake Rosalind on July 11 by the Ministry of the...

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Clifford Homecoming receives $24,100 in funds

HARRISTON – Perth-Wellington MP John Nater and the Town of Minto were pleased to announce July 12...

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Syrian family coming to Exeter

EXETER — Now is your opportunity to help a Syrian refugee family that will soon be moving to the...

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Petition started against Hensall wheelie bins

HENSALL — A wheelie bin system for garbage pick-up will be tested in Hensall, but not everyone in...

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Housing numbers down in Lucan Biddulph, but expected to rebound

LUCAN BIDDULPH — The number of housing starts in Lucan Biddulph has slowed in the first half of...

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Traffic lights at Saintsbury soon?

LUCAN BIDDULPH — The long awaited traffic lights at Main Street and Saintsbury may well be...

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Grand Bend beach gardens getting facelift

LAMBTON SHORES — Council has accepted a nursery’s $17,400 proposal to ‘revitalize’ gardens around...

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Help BB2F complete fundraising for sport field project in Wingham

WINGHAM – Between the first ever fundraising gala and Madill Mad Dash, It has been an amazing year...

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Campaign Completion

A group of donors and campaign members gathered to celebrate the completion of the Our Hospital, Our Future fundraising campaign, which raised $4,500,000 dollars to redevelop the Wingham and District Hospital.

SURE AND STEADY

Restoration efforts continue at The Old Post in downtown Harriston. Building owner Michael Hendrick says community support and engaged local tradespeople have graced the project throughout.

Safe Access

No Frills has installed a new access point to their store for the Mennonite community off of Sligo Road. This horse and buggy only road is 100 per cent funded by No Frills, and according to Gary Williamson of Safe Communities Wellington North, will be the start of a series of roads in the north end of Mount Forest that will make access to businesses much safer for the Mennonite community.

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Man pats dog; dog bites man: police

Man, 51, suffers serious bite after ignoring owner's advice not to pat his dog

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City builds long hose as spilled oil passes

Saskatchewan city builds long water pipeline while oil flows down river

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SIU probing arrest of man in Ottawa

Man, 37, in critical condition after arrest in Ottawa, SIU says

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Canada

Quebec paralympic cyclist has bikes stolen

Quebec paralympic athlete has racing bikes stolen weeks before Rio

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Ontario

3 killed in crash on Highway 407: paramedics

3 killed in crash on Highway 407 in Brampton, Ont.: paramedics

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Canada

Flight from U.K. lands in Toronto: 2 days late

Passengers stranded in Manchester for 48 hours en route to Toronto

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Ottawa to accelerate tank car phase out

Ottawa to phase out DOT-111 rail tank cars several months ahead of schedule

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Canada

Hillary Clinton has long history with Canada

From Quebec ancestry to canal skating, Clinton has strong Canadian ties

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Calgary man reportedly detained in Turkey

Calgary man detained in Turkey accused of plotting failed coup, family says

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Britain pushing EU deal despite Brexit: envoy

Britain will push for Canada-EU trade deal despite Brexit, says UK envoy

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One winning ticket for Lotto 649 jackpot

Winning ticket for Saturday's $5-million Lotto 649 jackpot sold in Brantford

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