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Ontario Investing in Local Organizations in Elgin-Middlesex-London

February 15, 2018 - Ontario's Government for the People is supporting four organizations in Elgin-Middlesex-London to improve community spaces in the province and expand
or adapt projects that are already making a difference in the community.
February 15, 2018 - Ontario's Government for the People is supporting four organizations in Elgin-Middlesex-London to improve community spaces in the province and expand or adapt projects that are already making a difference in the community. read more...

County Budget Delivers Affordable Tax Rate With Service Enhancements

Central Elgin - At its February 12, 2019 meeting, Elgin County Council approved
a $65,931,240 operating budget, with a 3.2% increase in County taxes on an average
property, which is 0.7% lower than previously anticipated. This will represent a
3.0% increase on the average home or approximately $44.
Central Elgin - At its February 12, 2019 meeting, Elgin County Council approved a $65,931,240 operating budget, with a 3.2% increase in County taxes on an average property, which is 0.7% lower than previously anticipated. This will represent a 3.0% increase on the average home or approximately $44. read more...

Monarchs Show Signs of Recovery

As someone who cares about the future of wildlife, I wanted to share with you some fantastic news from our colleagues at WWF-Mexico. The area of mountain forest occupied by monarch butterflies this winter increased by 144 per cent over last year.
As someone who cares about the future of wildlife, I wanted to share with you some fantastic news from our colleagues at WWF-Mexico. The area of mountain forest occupied by monarch butterflies this winter increased by 144 per cent over last year. read more...

MP Vecchio hosts Local Roundtables

St. Thomas, ON, February 14, 2019 - On Wednesday, February 13th, Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament hosted three separate roundtables to hear from constituents of Elgin-Middlesex-London. The roundtables included small businesses, municipal leaders and agricultural producers.
St. Thomas, ON, February 14, 2019 - On Wednesday, February 13th, Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament hosted three separate roundtables to hear from constituents of Elgin-Middlesex-London. The roundtables included small businesses, municipal leaders and agricultural producers. read more...

Regular Meeting Of Council On Monday, February 11th, 2019

Now therefore be it resolved that Council is not prepared to provide financial assistance for an on site defibrillator at Selbourne Park as there is no available on site location that is both accessible and secure from vandals at said location. read more...

New Children's Bereavement Program Coming Soon to Elgin County

February 11/19, St Thomas, ON – How do you help a child understand their grief and the depth of emotions they feel when they experience a loss in their life, especially the death of a loved one -- a loss that will affect them for the rest of their life in so many ways? read more...

Musical Family Day

Long-time Western University music professor and brass instrument collector Dr. Henry Meredith will be hosting a Musical Family Day at the Elgin County Heritage Centre.
Long-time Western University music professor and brass instrument collector Dr. Henry Meredith will be hosting a Musical Family Day at the Elgin County Heritage Centre. read more...

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CHICAGO TRANSIT

There are a lot of bands doing a tribute to the band Chicago, but back in the early 90's, when Powerhouse decided to put together their Chicago Transit tribute act, they were the first in the world to do so.
There are a lot of bands doing a tribute to the band Chicago, but back in the early 90's, when Powerhouse decided to put together their Chicago Transit tribute act, they were the first in the world to do so. read more...

Portside Gallery's Miniature Art Show

Once again Portside Gallery, 187 1/2 Main Street, Port Stanley, is humming with anticipation.
Once again Portside Gallery, 187 1/2 Main Street, Port Stanley, is humming with anticipation. read more...

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Thank You

My name is Sara. This morning one of our horses fell on the ice and could not get up. read more...

Species at risk habitat shouldn't be open for business

Toronto, Feb. 14, 2019 - The Government of Ontario's review of the 2007 Endangered Species Act could put the province's most vulnerable animals and plants at even greater risk by removing barriers to the harmful activities that are driving wildlife decline, say the David Suzuki Foundation, Ecojustice, Earthroots, Environmental Defence, Greenpeace Canada, Ontario Nature and World Wildlife Fund Canada.
Toronto, Feb. 14, 2019 - The Government of Ontario's review of the 2007 Endangered Species Act could put the province's most vulnerable animals and plants at even greater risk by removing barriers to the harmful activities that are driving wildlife decline, say the David Suzuki Foundation, Ecojustice, Earthroots, Environmental Defence, Greenpeace Canada, Ontario Nature and World Wildlife Fund Canada. read more...

The Inferno

At first blush, Sweden's incineration of waste material is a win-win situation. read more...

Landfills Unnecessary

We do have a solution to our waste problem. All one has to do is to look to Sweden. read more...

Trash Talk

Food waste, yard waste, recycle cans, bottles, paper, it's such a mess. read more...

Garbage Pickup Discussion

Good morning, being seasonal (aka "Snowbirds") I just wanted to share that our community in Florida have used the "bin" system for the last several years and it works very well. read more...

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