Category: Local News

New Post Secondary Campus Coming To Brampton

The province announced a new post-secondary site at the corner of Church Street West and Mill Street North in Brampton. Focusing on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, programming will be delivered in partnership with Ryerson University and Sheridan College of

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Caledon Honours Outstanding Citizens

The Town of Caledon handed out 42 honours to outstanding citizens as part of its annual Community Recognition Night on April 17, 2018. “This is our opportunity to celebrate and thank the outstanding people that truly make us #CaledonProud,” said

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Earth Week Tree Plantings Rescheduled Due to Weather

Earth Week just got extended in Orangeville. Earth Week events are continuing this week, with two tree plantings postponed due to snow and ice conditions. Residents are encouraged to enjoy the free activities co-ordinated by the Orangeville Sustainability Action Team and to

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OPP Gun Amnesty Campaign A Success So Far

The Ontario Provincial Police have safely secured dozens of weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition midway through a month-long Gun Amnesty campaign. As of April 16, 2018, there have been 218 gun amnesty calls for service in OPP jurisdiction,

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Suspects Sought After Convenience Store Robbed In Orangeville

Orangeville Police is investigating an armed robbery that happened just before 6:00 a.m. this morning (Tuesday, April 17) at a First Street Convenience Store. Police say three males entered First Street Variety located at 7 First Street in Orangeville. The

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Located – OPP Asking for Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Palmerston Teen

Update – Police On Tuesday, Police recovered the body of 18-year-old Nolan Huxter. The death is being treated as non-suspicious. *** On April 16, 2018 OPP responded to a missing person report from a home in Palmerston. Police are seeking to

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Weather Has OPP Asking Drivers to Use Extra Caution

Due to ongoing weather issues, some areas of Wellington County and surrounding counties are experiencing power outages thus affecting the traffic lights. Traffic lights may be totally off or may go into a flashing mode. In some instances there may or may

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School And Bus Cancellations – Monday April 16, 2018

Due to the ongoing storm, multiple school board have cancelled bus transportation today. This list will be updated regularly until 7:00am. 

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Environment Canada Issues Freezing Rain Warning

It looks like it’s going to be a messy weekend! A freezing rain warning has just been issued for several areas across Southern Ontario including Hamilton, Toronto, Dufferin-Innisfil, Halton-Peel and York-Durham. Full statement below via Environment Canada: — Significant ice

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Multiple Special Weather Statements Now In Effect – An Ice Storm Could Hit Tomorrow

Environment Canada is now using the term “ice storm”.  In their latest series of special weather statements, Canada’s weather agency says today’s rain will change to freezing rain early tomorrow. The freezing rain may persist for a few hours before

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Located – Orangeville Police Need Your Help Locating A Female

Update – Orangeville Police is happy to report that Katherine Bradley has been located safe and sound. *** Orangeville Police is asking for help from the public to locate a 64-year-old female who was last seen in downtown Brampton on

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Shelburne Police Looking For Tips After A Vehicle Damaged A Car Wash

Shelburne Police are investigating a report of a vehicle striking and damaging the building at a self-serve car wash. Police say it happened on the morning of Saturday March 17th.  Surveillance video shows a GMC pick-up truck pulling a trailer

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Toronto And Guelph Will Get The First LCBO Run Ontario Cannabis Stores

We now know where the first LCBO run Ontario pot shops will be. The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) in Toronto will be located at 2480 Gerrard Street East. That’s in a strip mall near Victoria Park. Three other shops will

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[Update] Freezing Rain Is On The Way – Substantial Storm Possible For Saturday

Environment Canada has updated their special weather statement, regarding the expected freezing rain. They now say a period of freezing rain will hit this morning. Near the Lake Ontario shoreline, only rain is expected. In the 401 corridor it will

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Special Weather Statement Issued – Freezing Rain Is Coming

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement, warning about freezing rain that could impact the GTA. Here are the details:

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