There is a new head of the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus who is continuing to work on the priorities already being pursued by the group of political leaders.
Valerie MacDonald, Northumberland Today
Health care negotiations between the provinces and the federal government, the continuing impact of the refurbishment of the Darlington and Bruce nuclear plants, and Canada 150 celebrations are important aspects in the year ahead for Canadians, says Northumberland-Peterborough South MP Kim Rudd.
The local chapter of the Council of Canadians is lobbying Northumberland-Quinte West Lou Rinaldi in its efforts to “put a permanent moratorium on single-use bottled water takings in Ontario.”
Despite a rain and freezing rain warning for Tuesday throughout the day, a spokesperson for the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority (GRCA) says the streams can handle it.
Brian Lang is asking Hamilton Township councillors to reinstate an agreement he had with the former public works director and chief administrative officer to extend Vimy Ridge Road in the northern part of the township.
Alnwick/Haldimand Township councillors decided unanimously Thursday not to install shutters on the newly renovated Immel (House) Wing attached to the Grafton Town Hall.
Two thirds of the small crowd that participated in the basic guaranteed income public consultation held in Cobourg on Wednesday night, by a show of hands, supported Senator Hugh Segal's motion to immediately raise the Ontario Works single person rate to $1,320 monthly and add $550 to the Ontario Disability Support Program.
Hundreds of people, most in a jubilant mood, thronged the main street of Bewdley across from Rice Lake and inside the nearby Rhino's Roadhouse restaurant awaiting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit early Friday morning.
A full day of history about Alderville First Nation is planned for this Saturday.
Rainfall this week is raising water levels and stream flows in the western end of Northumberland within the Ganaraska wastershed, according to the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority.
The local pound's new euthanasia policy is not a hard-and-fast 30 days, says Robert Polutnik, chair of the Joint Animal Control Municipal Services Board, in response to a backlash on social media and petitions that are circulating in the area.
Alderville First Nation Chief James Marsden says he is “disappointed” he was not invited to attend Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to Bewdley at 9 a.m. this Friday.
Council questions at Tuesday’s committee-of-the-whole meeting about a proposed 50-metre communications tower at the Baltimore Recreation Centre ranged from nighttime illumination to who would be responsible for its removal when the structure is no longer need.
The Green Wood Coalition’s paper on a Basic Income Guarantee in Ontario was to be presented to a Social Services Ministry consultation event in Cobourg Wednesday evening.
While drought conditions are improving in the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority jurisdiction, a Level 1 advisory remains in place says after examination of the data, water technician Mike Smith said.
The housing market in Northumberland County continues to be impacted by the very low inventory of properties for sale, both the outgoing and incoming head of the Northumberland Hills Association of Realtors agree.
There is a lot of public dissatisfaction being expressed, especially through social media, about changes taking place at the former Shelter of Hope, including its new name – Municipal Animal Services.
While some may say 2017 is a year of challenge for the Ontario Liberal Government with a June 2018 election looming, Northumberland-Quinte West MPP Lou Rinaldi says it's a time of opportunities.
Hamilton Township councillors will receive a request to put a communications tower at the Baltimore Recreation Centre during their committee-of-the-whole meeting Tuesday.
The board of the new Municipal Animal Services (formerly Shelter of Hope) is in the process of negotiating new contracts with Cramahe Township and Alderville First Nation, says board member Bill Cane.