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2020 Budget: Council hikes property taxes 3.94 per cent. Water and wastewater bills rise...

By: Mike Anderson Despite several councillors professing their dislike for higher taxes, it didn’t stop them from approving Georgina’s...

MP Scot Davidson elected chair of the Ontario Conservative Caucus

News Release OTTAWA – This morning at their first meeting of the new parliamentary session, all 36 federal Conservative...

Wilkinson says carbon price hikes won’t be decided until 2022

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson says there will be no decision made about hiking the carbon...

Ontario high schools re-open as teachers return to class after one-day strike

Ontario’s public high school teachers are expected to be back in class today following a one-day strike.

Liberals to emphasize common ground in throne speech as Parliament resumes

OTTAWA — The 43rd session of Parliament — and a new era of minority government — opens today with...

Volunteer Awards: Georgina celebrates the spirit of giving

By: Ewa Chwojko-Srawley "You have two hands, one to help yourself, the second to help others," remarked Regional Councillor...

‘Deceitfulness and suavity:’ Research confirms cats are hard to read

Photo Canadian Press GUELPH, Ont. — Science has confirmed what many pet owners already know.

Ontario introduces bill to protect farmers from animal rights activists

TORONTO — New legislation introduced Monday in Ontario would create so-called “animal protection zones” with increased fines for trespassing — a...

No danger to public safety after CN freight train derails near Pefferlaw: CN

A CN freight train derailed this morning at approximately 6.45 am near Pefferlaw, Ontario, between Weir's Side Rd and Foresty Dr.

Heritage designation comes too late to save Coolmere Lodge from demolition

By: Mike Anderson Although the town's heritage committee was recommending that Willow Beach's historic Coolmere Lodge be preserved, council...


November 24, 2019

Photo source: Nubia Navarro (nubikini) from Pexels This issue includes: