Headliners - February 25, 2021

Williams named 4-H Canada National Volunteer Leader of the Year

By ALYSSA PARKHILL Local Journalism Initiative Reporter On February 22, 4-H Canada held their Leadership Awards where a Caledon resident was awarded the 2020 National Volunteer Leader of the Year Award. Carol Williams has been involved with Ontario’s 4-H Peel ...

Phase One of vaccination rollout expected to be completed by March

 By ALYSSA PARKHILL Local Journalism Initiative Reporter COVID-19 case numbers continue to remain steady as the province continues to lift the lockdown and move regions ...

Council approves 1.13% tax increase in 2021 Budget following Feb. 16 meeting

By ALYSSA PARKHILL Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Caledon residents can expect to see a 1.13 per cent tax increase as part of the 2021 Budget, ...

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Minister continues doing “what’s right” in education

By Mark Pavilons King-Vaughan MPP Stephen Lecce makes no apologies for his work as Minister of Education. In fact, he’s driven by doing “what’s right,” not what’s popular. ...

Dufferin-Caledon Green Party announces 2022 election candidate

By ALYSSA PARKHILL Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Small business owner and environmentalist Laura Campbell has been nominated as Dufferin-Caledon’s candidate for the Green Party of ...

Province introduces new legislation to combat human trafficking

By ALYSSA PARKHILL Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Provincial Government has announced a new legislation to fight against human trafficking in Ontario.  Announced on National ...

Province supports Greenbelt Foundation

The Ontario government is investing $12 million over the next three years to support the Greenbelt Foundation’s ongoing work to protect, promote and improve the Greenbelt in ...

New firearms measures to combat crime and increase public safety

By Mark Pavilons Municipalities like Caledon will be given the opportunity to ban handguns. The move comes as the Federal government passed new firearms rules, aimed at ...

Pandemic has caused decline in education quality according to new poll of university students and faculty

By Mark Pavilons Pandemic stress has not only affected businesses and individuals, but post-secondary students are suffering, too. University students, faculty, and academic librarians are struggling with ...

South Asian domestic violence victims face barriers during pandemic

By Fatima Baig Many South Asian women who are victims of domestic violence face hurdles such as language and social barriers. Since the pandemic started, ...

Birch Shoppe encourages “shop local” and provides opportunities

By ALYSSA PARKHILL Local Journalism Initiative Reporter White Birch Special Needs Day Program is introducing a new and exciting feature to their building for members ...

Human Trafficking Awareness – time to understand the danger

By Constance Scrafield  February 22, 2021 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Canada. This day is meant to bring into focus the devastation that ...

March Break delayed due to COVID-19: Ministry

By Brock Weir Peel Region students were due to head back to school this week after their expected return on Tuesday was thwarted by snow. ...

Sports

New golf simulators allow for summer fun all year round

By Brian Lockhart When the snow covers the greens and fairways, it’s time to find a winter sport – or is it? The new golf ...

Reviving the Caledon Bandits: House league lacrosse format will change to suit beginners

By Robert Belardi  Caledon Minor Bandits Lacrosse President Guy Dorval has been working on a new plan for game play, but says it probably won’t ...

Disc Golf proponents look for opportunities to expand

By Robert Belardi  In 2014, while mountain biking on the trails behind the Ontario Science Centre, Jeff MacKeigan stumbled on a new sport. He saw ...

How are our athletes from Caledon? Hometown stars coping with the pandemic

By Robert Belardi  Sometimes we ask the curious question, how are our athletes from Caledon doing in their respective leagues?   Especially since all professional ...

Zinged into the hoop

By Robert Belardi  Caledon native Izabella Zingaro scored her first four points as a Cyclone this past Saturday as Iowa State defeated the Texas Tech ...

York United defender enjoying his first week in Sweden

 By Robert Belardi  Dominick Zator, A York United defender on loan with Swedish second division football club Vasalunds IF, earned his first start in Saturday’s ...

Buccaneers or Chiefs? Who has the edge this Sunday in Super Bowl LV?

By Robert Belardi  For the first time in Super Bowl history, a team will be hosting the NFL’s most prestigious game in their home stadium.  ...

Popular local golf courses introduce new brand

By ALYSSA PARKHILL Local Journalism Initiative Reporter What was once known as the Devils Pulpit Golf Association has now been rebranded after being recently taken ...

Precision over Power: How an Aurora native made it to UBC

By Robert Belardi  The art of pitching can be defined in two crude forms.  Power pitchers are those indefatigable throwers, whipping the ball 100mph. The ...

Mental Health a priority today for local soccer clubs

By Robert Belardi  The third annual Bell Let’s Talk event is set to be held this week, and 12 of Ontario’s soccer clubs from Peel, ...

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