Is Ford planning more amalgamated governments for Ontario?

A number of Ontario mayors were more than a little apprehensive last week when Doug Ford’s government announced they were undertaking a review of regional governments in a number of communities. You may recall that the Mike Harris government got the amalgamation ball rolling in the 1990s amid promises of millions of dollars of tax savings and much better service […]

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Best of Instagram: Kempenfest 2018

A heat warning didn’t scare people away from Kempenfest this past long weekend! The annual Waterfront Arts and Crafts festival returned with the full use of Centennial and South Shore parks and saw over 350 arts and craft exhibitors, 40 Antique Dealers plus two beer gardens and entertainment on stage day and night. Barrie took to #Kepenfest to share the […]

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Five Gaelic football teams to watch in 2019

Ahead of the new year, we pick out five teams to watch as they aim to improve on their respective 2018 campaigns. Galway While 2018 finished on a disappointing note for the Tribesmen, the year presented some important milestones: a League final appearance upon their return to Division 1, a Connacht title, and breaking an 18-year wait for both an […]

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Michael van Gerwen and Gary Anderson in action on Thursday at World Darts Championship

Michael van Gerwen, Gary Anderson and Michael Smith headline Thursday’s World Championship action, as the third-round comes to a close and the fourth-round gets underway. Here’s what’s in prospect on Thursday at the World Darts Championship… Devon Petersen v Steve West (R3) Devon Petersen and Steve West will sense a huge opportunity to progress through their quarter of the draw, […]

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