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Headline News – June 17, 2021

CCDHS Co-op Corner: Twin Construction

Written By Luke Dresar This week Luke Dresar from Centre Dufferin District High School (CDDHS) shares a little bit about his experience and how Twin Construction is contributing to our community’s future. Twin Construction has been in business for 28 ...

Local mosque holds vigil following London attack

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter We Stand With Our London Family. More than a dozen community members gathered outside the Muslims of ...

Local businesses excited to finally reopen under Stage One

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter It was the first step back to normalcy as local restaurants and businesses deemed non-essential reopened their ...

Sports

Player Assist Program set to help hockey families in need of support

Written By Rob Belardi Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Ontario Minor Hockey Association has introduced a player-assist program for the first-time, helping families across Ontario ...

Girl’s hockey clubs stay on the ice through ‘red’ zone

While the move to the “Red” zone in the region has caused many hockey organizations to temporarily cancel all on-ice activity, many girls hockey clubs ...

Ski hills open back up, with restrictions, for winter fun

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART It only took a few days of colder weather for local ski hills to start producing enough snow to open at ...

Shelburne Minor Hockey suspends all games for time being

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART Shelburne Minor Hockey has temporarily suspended all games as a result of the region going into a Code Red imposed by ...

Ski hills opening soon with new rules in place

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART Winter on the slopes is going to be a little different this year. If you’re a skier or a snowboarder you ...

Hockey teaches important lessons to young players

If you spend a fair amount of time in hockey arenas as a player, parent, coach, or fan, you’ve probably seen young players arriving for ...

PJHL now looking at February start for regular season

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART Fans of Junior C hockey will have to wait for a couple more months before they will even have the possibility ...

Local racer has championship season

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART In only his second year racing GoKarts, Shelburne resident Ryder Hare has recorded his first championship season. Thirteen year-old Ryder won ...

No ice for curlers this season at Shelburne Curling Club

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART If you’re a curler, you may want to look into trying another sport for the 2021 winter season. The Shelburne Curling ...

New rules look to ‘speed up the game’

Written By BRIAN LOCKHART The new rules put in place by Hockey Canada on how to conduct games is making a big difference on the ...

Community News

Enjoy the beauty of Grand River at the Rainbow Ridge Resort

Written By Sam Odrowski One of four LGBTQ+ friendly campgrounds in Ontario – Rainbow Ridge Resort – is located right here in Dufferin County.  With ...

Five CDDHS students recognized in award ceremony

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Centre Dufferin District High School (CDDHS) held their annual Royal Recognition Awards on Wednesday (June 16), celebrating ...

Shelburne Farmers’ Market officially opens for season

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The sun was shining as community members lined up for their chance to shop at the first ...

Mulmur man overjoyed by $700,000 win on LOTTO MAX

Robert Hawkins of Mulmur has $712,820.70 to put toward his dreams after winning a LOTTO MAX second prize in the May 28, 2021 draw. Robert ...

Local Bike Month scavenger hunt looks to help lower GHGs

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The month of June marks the start of Bike Month and to encourage climate awareness, Climate Action ...

County calling on feds/church for release of documents, investigation

Written By Sam Odrowski At the regular meeting of the County of Dufferin Council held on June 10, 2021 Council unanimously adopted a motion that ...

Province declares WDG as area of concern for Delta variant

Written By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The region of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (WDG), has been declared a hotspot in the province for the Delta (B.1.617) ...

Dufferin parents, teacher react to extension of virtual learning

Written By Fatima Baig Premier Doug Ford recently announced that students won’t be returning to classrooms for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year and ...

CDDHS Co-op Corner: Champ Burger

Written By Alex Rose This week Alex Rose from Centre Dufferin District High School (CDDHS) shares a little bit about their experience and how Champ ...

Local Food Week showcases the importance of supporting local farmers

Written By Jessica Laurenza June 7-13 is Ontario’s local food week – an opportunity to celebrate, appreciate and support fresh, healthy, home-grown food. Ontario is ...

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