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Collingwood Council Approves 2018 Budget

With the approval of the 2018 Budget at Monday’s Council meeting, the Town of Collingwood residents will see a minimal tax increase of approximately $1.55 per month. Council continues the trend of addressing increasing demands with limiting financial expenditures and

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Police Warn of Romance Scam for Fraud Prevention Month

Many hearts are broken in the quest for love, leaving some people financially wounded. Romance scams cause victims severe financial loss and, due to the emotional impact and personal embarrassment, these crimes are not reported to police. Members of the

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CAA Applauds Continued Calls to Protect Ontario Motorists

Provincial regulation of the towing industry remains an important step in protecting consumers. A new report released today by Aviva Canada revealing the frequency and depth of auto insurance fraud in Ontario, reinforces CAA South Central Ontario continued advocacy efforts

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OPP Remind Public to Adjust for Winter Road Conditions

Grey County OPP is reminding motorists to adjust their driving habits to the current winter road and weather conditions. Winter driving is still here. Motorists should stay in control of their vehicle at all times.  Driving too fast for road

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Police Services Board Now Established in Tiny Township

The Township of Tiny has now established a Police Services Board. In October 2017, the Township of Tiny signed a Section 10 Police Services Act Contract with the Province of Ontario. The contract means that the Township’s existing Community Policing Committee

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Wasaga Beach Resident Wins $250,000 Top Prize with Instant Giant Money Multiplier

Congratulations to Violet Adams of Wasaga Beach for winning a top prize of $250,000 with Instant Giant Money Multiplier. “I played my ticket at home and was stunned when I realized I was a winner,” shared Violet, while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to

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Employment Standards Hotline Flooded With Minimum Wage Calls

The number of Ontario workers contacting the Minister of Labour’s Employment Standards hotline to ask about the minimum wage has doubled since the rate was increased to $14 an hour on January 1, 2018. Documents from the Ministry of Labour

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Events, March 13th

1781 – Sir William Herschel discovered the planet Uranus. 1930, it was announced that the planet Pluto had been discovered by scientist Clyde Tombaugh. 1901 – Andrew Carnegie approved 40 applications from libraries for donations as he announced that he

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Wacky… But True, March 13th

In New Zealand, a woman called police pleading for help to thread her needle. Police say the woman claimed she needed urgent assistance so she could get to a party. A police department spokesman said no one was sent as

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Winter Blues Bingo, Ongoing Until March 31st

• Beat the winter blues with Winter Blues Bingo at the Meaford Public Library, 15 Trowbridge Street, Meaford. • Winter Blues Bingo happens Tuesday to Saturday at 8 am. • For more details email: info at Meaford (Source: Meaford

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New On DVD, Released March 13th

• Justice League • Ferdinand • The Shape of Water • I, Tonya • The Disaster Artist • Call Me by Your Name • Fear the Walking Dead – Season 3 • The Good Fight – Season 1 • The

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High Heels Are The Worst… And Women Are Finally Ditching Them

Across North America, women are trading in their high-heeled stilettos for sneakers and ballet flats. Workplaces are becoming more casual, and it is increasingly acceptable to wear sneakers to dinner. As more North Americans are working from home, and those

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John Tesh and “Intelligence For Your Life”, Today At 10 On the Jewel 99.3

John Tesh brings you “Intelligence For Your Life”… about your health, your wealth, your job, your relationships and more. A couple of things he’ll be talking about after 10… why it’s so hard to get a date and eat fibre

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By, March 13th

Dragons’ Den will be holding open auditions in Collingwood Wednesday, March 14th looking for the next big thing for the hit series on CBC Television. Entrepreneurs from across the country have a fresh chance to enter the DRAGONS’ DEN in

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, March 13th

Today: Flurries. Blowing snow this afternoon. (5 cm.) Winds northwest at 30 km/h, gusting to 50. A high of minus 1. Tonight: Flurries. Blowing snow. (5 to 10 cm.) Windy. A low of minus 4. Tomorrow: Flurries ending tomorrow morning

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