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Cornwall Square opens east bridge of parking deck
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Cornwall Square opens east bridge of parking deck
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Cornwall Square

Cornwall - Jul. 19, 2014: At Cornwall Square, one of our top priorities is the safety and well-being of our patrons, tenants and the broader community we serve. The pedestrian bridge replacement project is on schedule. Phase one of the project (East bridge replacement) has reached the stage of reopening to pedestrian traffic; there will be minor cosmetic elements that will be completed in the upcoming weeks. FULL STORY



Tory has seven point lead over Chow in Toronto Mayor race
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Tory has seven point lead over Chow in Toronto Mayor race
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Nanos Research

Toronto - Jul. 7, 2014: According to a recent random telephone survey of 600 eligible voters in the City of Toronto conducted by Nanos Research for the Ontario Convenience Stores Association, if an election was held today John Tory (39.1%) currently leads Olivia Chow (32.7%) and Rob Ford (21.7%) among decided voters. None of the other contenders have above 5% of decided votes. FULL STORY



Time for a carbon tax
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Time for a carbon tax
John R. Bolton
OurHometown.ca

Calgary - Jul. 3, 2014: As the next federal election approaches, I can't help but think global warming/climate change/climate disruption will be a big issue. I also think the next Prime Minister may be eager to pass some type of global warming/climate change/climate disruption legislation to change the weather... like a carbon tax. In fact, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau said he was in favour of it the other day. It may astound people who know me, but I'm all in. FULL STORY



Third Annual SDG Highlanders Highway 43 Memorial Ride
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Third Annual SDG Highlanders Highway 43 Memorial Ride
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Sicily Unit

Perth - Jul. 3, 2014: The Canadian Army Veterans (CAV) – Sicily Motorcycle Unit will be holding the 3rd annual Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SDG) Highway 43 Memorial Ride on July 5th, 2014. The ride will honour our Veterans, and in collaboration with The Royal Canadian Legion – Ontario Command, will raise funds for Operation: Leave the Streets Behind for the ‘Homeless Veterans Assistance Fund’. The fund provides financial assistance for Ontario Veterans to obtain housing, furniture, food and medical care during their time of need. FULL STORY



Happy Canada Day - Statement from Prime Minister
Happy Canada Day - Statement from Prime Minister
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Prime Minister's Office

Ottawa - Jul. 1, 2014: Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark Canada Day: “One hundred and fifty years ago in Charlottetown and QuébecCity, our Fathers of Confederation first dreamed of a united Canada, prosperous, strong and free. “As we mark the 147th anniversary of Confederation, we can proudly say that their great national dream has indeed come to fruition. FULL STORY



Windsor, Samsung Renewable Energy Announce Deal
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Windsor, Samsung Renewable Energy Announce Deal
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City of Windsor

Windsor - Jun. 26, 2014: The City of Windsor and Your Quick Gateway (YQG) have reached an agreement with Samsung Renewable Energy on a solar farm to be located on Windsor International Airport lands. Windsor Solar LP, is planning to engage in a renewable energy project to be located on lands within the Windsor International Airport, which is owned by the City of Windsor and operated by Your Quick Gateway (Windsor) Inc. (YQG), and will occupy 400 acres. FULL STORY



Has Kathleen Wynne given up on Windsor-Essex?
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Has Kathleen Wynne given up on Windsor-Essex?
Chris Savard
OurHometown.ca

Stoney Point - Jun. 25, 2014: Yesterday, OurHometown.ca received a media release from Premier Kathleen Wynne and one sentence in particular in the release caught my attention: I will lead an open and transparent government that is guided by integrity and informed by the profound responsibility to make life better for everyone across Ontario – from Kenora to Cornwall to Chatham. FULL STORY



Plans are Winding Up for the 8th Annual Ingleside Firefighter Challenge
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Plans are Winding Up for the 8th Annual Ingleside Firefighter Challenge
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Ingleside Firefighter’s Association

Ingleside - Jun. 24, 2014: The 8th Annual Ingleside Firefighter Challenge is less than a month away and organizers are busy with planning out the details of this year’s South Stormont Community Event. This year’s event will offer a full day of activities sure to please the entire family starting out the day with free children’s activities including Bubble Bounce inflatables, The Barnyard Zoo petting zoo and pony rides and a children’s firefighter challenge. The Schneider’s Foodland Community Cruiser and a beer garden will be on site throughout the day. FULL STORY



Cornwall Motor Speedway issues statement over driver death
Cornwall Motor Speedway issues statement over driver death
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Cornwall Motor Speedway

Cornwall - Jun. 23, 2014: The Cornwall Motor Speedway would like to provide clarifications on the events that occurred during the June 22nd Mini-Stock feature race. Competitor Danny Lefebvre of St-Louis-de-Gonzague, Quebec was in competition for first position with two other competitors when his car went off the speedway in the backstretch and hit the cement wall. After several minutes of care by the rescue team, the driver was transported to the hospital where his death was confirmed during the evening. FULL STORY



Will Byvelds run for a second term
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Will Byvelds run for a second term
Phillip Blancher
OurHometown.ca

South Dundas - Jun. 21, 2014: Will Steven Byvelds run for a second term as Mayor of South Dundas? As reported in various media since the opening of the nomination period of the 2014 Municipal Election, Mayor Byvelds he would wait until summer to announce his intentioned. A comment echoed to this writer when I asked the Mayor after a committee meeting a week and a half ago. His comment was that it was not summer yet. FULL STORY



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