Latest Local News

Canada

Don't cut injured soldiers loose: ombudsman

Stop cutting loose ill, injured soldiers too early, ombudsman tells military

Snapshot

Business

Amazon.ca enhances delivery offer in two cities

Amazon.ca offers same-day free delivery in Toronto, Vancouver to premium service

Snapshot

News

Arthur resident gets partial commitment from council on street improvements

KENILWORTH - Arthur resident Judy Watt is hoping the township will set a priority to reconstruct...

Snapshot
LOOKING AHEAD

LOOKING AHEAD – The 2016 International Plowing Match in Wellington County officially closed on Saturday, Sept. 24, and included the passing of the flag from Wellington Warden George Bridge and 2016 IPM chair Ron Faulkner (right) to Huron Warden Paul Gowing and 2017 chair Jacquie Bishop.

GREEN ENERGY

Pictured is Francis Chua, Bruce Power’s Department Manager, Environment Management, left, and Emily Johnston, of Bruce Power’s Environment and Sustainability Department, right, joined Art Versteeg, Chair of the Maitland Valley Conservation Area (MVCA), and Deb Shewfelt, Vice Chair of the MVCA, in opening an electric vehicle charging station at the MVCA’s Wroxeter location.

Forever family

One of the largest teams in attendance at the annual Walk For Cancer Care on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Mount Forest District Sports Complex, was the Forever Family contingent walking in memory of Beth Andrews and Wilson Brown. The 2016 walk takes place on Saturday, Oct. 1

In memory

Members of the Milne family, from left, Reece Milne and her mother Pam joined Adell Mueller along with Paul Milne and the Milne family dog Ryerson raising money and enjoying a walk during last Sunday’s Mount Forest Terry Fox Run.

Knox Conn Presbyterian Church

Knox Conn's display prominently featured Dr. Arthur Rutherford Perry, who was responsible for bringing the telephone to Conn. Dr. Perry needed the phone to communicate with the hospital and consult with other doctors.

Souvenirs

With Mount Forest Homecoming 2017 preparations well underway, Mount Forest residents and natives can purchase souvenirs and apparel to support the June 23-25, 2017 event. These items, and others, are available at www.mountforesthomecoming.ca.

Flipping the iceberg

Gregory Smith, an award-winning speaker, author and personal power coach, spoke to the “Bigs” and “Littles” at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Wellington mentor appreciation night on Sept. 13.

News From Beyond Southwestern Ontario

World

Satanic Temple brings after-school club to elementary pupils

Satanic Temple brings after-school club to elementary pupils

Snapshot

Canada

NHL player grieving loss of nephew in crash

NHL player grieving loss of his nephew in Saskatchewan crash that killed two

Snapshot

Canada

Key dates this fall for energy, climate

Key dates this fall for federal decision-makers on energy and climate

Snapshot

Canada

New Canadian government approves natural gas project

New Canadian government approves natural gas project

Snapshot

World

3 Legislature seats filled for possible Vegas stadium vote

3 Legislature seats filled for possible Vegas stadium vote

Snapshot

Canada

Death of Inuit artist 'suspicious': police

Ottawa police investigating 'suspicious' death of Annie Pootoogook

Snapshot

Canada

Senate could amend citizenship bill

Senate could fix practice of citizenship revocations without hearings

Snapshot

Canada

Canadian military sets up sex-crimes unit

Canadian Forces sets up investigative team to tackle military sex crimes

Snapshot

uReport The News

Events in Southwestern Ontario

Elora Farmers Market

Sat Oct 22 | 12:00 AM

Elora Fergus Studio Tour 2016

Sun Oct 2 | 10:00 AM

Upcoming Events

Sun Oct 2 | 10:00 AM

Elora-Fergus Studio Tour 2016

Sat Nov 5 | 8:00 PM

Fergus Ghost Tour

See More...

MORE From Southwestern Ontario

Columns

Europe’s growth here might not reach home: Feschuk

Tournament can fly under the radar with individual nations not represented

Snapshot

Columns

Whose game? The question has been asked and answered: Arthur

Canada just might be too good to make the international game interesting

Snapshot

WhatsOn

Star of Matilda helps National Ballet celebrate World Ballet Day

Dan Chameroy will host Canadian company's portion of 20-hour live stream

Snapshot

Football

Alouettes’ Duron Carter sees hope in the chaos

Montreal, with a new interim head coach, takes a 3-9 record against visiting Argonauts on Sunday

Snapshot

Blogs

Building a Homemade Composter

Composting to get away from chemical fertilizers.

Spring Cleaning Part III

Lemon juice is a great way of helping with the cleaning around the house and a bonus it smells...

Spring Cleaning Part II

One of the things I use a lot around the house for cooking and cleaning is baking soda. It is...

Heritage Chickens!

The love of Heritage Chickens.

Another post about coyotes.

I was sitting working at the computer yesterday morning

What was that?

Last night we were just settling down into bed when all of a sudden the howling started .......

Let Me In!

Why chickens might not be so stupid after all.

Links to Staff blogs:

Spring Cleaning – Part 1

Well here we are in mid-February and I do believe we have had the odd glimpse of spring, so I guess...

In Your Neighbourhood Today

SPONSORED CONTENT View More

Southwestern Ontario Top Jobs