January 2021 Archive

Procyon Wildlife Centre cares for native Ontario animals

Racoons peer out from their dens and squirrels scurry around the branches in their enclosure hoping for a treat at the Procyon Wildlife Rehabilitation and ...

Stay-at-home orders take effect Thursday to curb spread of second wave

Stay-at-home orders will take effect at 12.01 a.m. on Thursday, January 14, to limit mobility in the fight against COVID-19. The Provincial Government announced the ...

Irish immigrants founded Connor in the 1830s

Driving along the Adjala 5 Sideroad past Concession Rd. 3, in Adjala, there is no real indication at all that there was once a settlement ...

Four-part series hopes to provide insight into Alzheimer’s

The number of people living with dementia is on the rise. With costs of care-giving expected to rise to around $12 billion by 2040, the ...

Federal and provincial governments provide $5 million for beef farmers

If you have noticed the rising cost of products in your local grocery store, you’re not alone. As food prices continue to rise, the current ...

MOD host photo contest in support of Black History Month

The Museum of Dufferin has partnered with the Dufferin County Canadian Black Association to host a Black History Month Digital Exhibition. Canadian photographers and artists ...

Keep pets safe from coyote predators

During the winter months, you are likely to hear more stories about coyotes stalking and killing cats and small dogs. This time of year, a ...

Expanding Social Engagement for seniors’ is priority for CHATS

As we approach a full year of living in the midst of a global pandemic, Community & Home Assistance to Seniors (CHATS) is putting increased ...

SMH staff among those vaccinated at Southlake’s clinic

Southlake Regional Health Centre began administering its first doses of the Pfizer vaccine just before Christmas and now, in this new year, Newmarket’s Ray Twinney ...

Turning grandma’s recipe into profit

If you have an old secret recipe that people have always said you should try putting a label on the jar and selling it, now ...

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