Headliners - February 29, 2024

Advocating for autism: Ambassador chosen to lead 8th Annual Autism Speaks 8th Annual Autism Speaks Canada Walk

By Sam Odrowski The 2024 Autism Speaks Canada (ASC) Walk Ambassador for Orangeville has been named, and efforts are already underway to fundraise and raise awareness for a cause that impacts him personally.  Solomon Vahey, 11, will be the local ...

Over 250 residents come out for annual Coldest Night of the Year walk

By ZACHARY ROMAN Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Caledon community came out in droves for an annual fundraising event last weekend. On February 24, Caledon ...

Peel non-profits call for increased Provincial funding

By ZACHARY ROMAN Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Peel non-profits are calling for more support from the Provincial government. The Metamorphosis Network is a group of ...

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Region to spend $130M upgrading its largest wastewater treatment plant

By ZACHARY ROMAN Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Region of Peel is investing in infrastructure for growth. At Region of Peel Council’s February 22 meeting, ...

Drew Jurecka Jazz Trio performing concert in Caledon this Saturday

Jurecka is a Grammy-nominated violinist, composer and producer By ZACHARY ROMAN Local Journalism Initiative Reporter An upcoming concert will delight local jazz fans.  At 7.30 ...

Optimist Club celebrates 100 years in Canada

By Brian Lockhart The Optimist Club is celebrating 100 years in Canada as a service organization. In Canada, the Club was founded as the Toronto ...

Georgian College’s Orangeville Campus to train RPNs as RNs with new program

By Paula Brown Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Georgian College is offering a brand-new program to help students who already have their registered practical nurse (RPN) ...

$92,000 raised so far from Walk which supports those facing hunger and homelessness

Continued from FRONT This year’s CNOY walk in Caledon started out at the Caledon East Community Complex. Walkers gathered in a community room there around ...

Region of Peel staff, Peel Regional Police raise over $268,000 for United Way

Regional staff raise money for United Way Greater Toronto each year By ZACHARY ROMAN Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Region of Peel and Peel Regional Police ...

Caledon’s new Head of Planning: Eric Lucic comes to Caledon from Halifax Regional Municipality

By ZACHARY ROMAN Local Journalism Initiative Reporter There’s a new boss in the Town of Caledon’s planning department. On February 22, Town Communications staff announced ...

Peel moving toward “sustainable solution” for influx of asylum claimants

Update on Peel’s asylum claimant response presented at February 22 Regional Council meeting By ZACHARY ROMAN Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Peel’s shelter system is now ...

Yard waste collection begins week of March 4 

Yard waste collection begins the week of March 4 in Peel, with the cities of Brampton and Mississauga receiving weekly yard waste collection and urban ...

Bolton students present proposals for how best to use garden project grant money

Humberview Secondary School gets $3,975 to improve vegetable garden By ZACHARY ROMAN Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Students at a Bolton high school recently completed a ...

Sports

Caledon Citizen’s Student – Athlete of the Week: Captain Alyssa Kowal’s sparkling court play leads to consecutive volleyball MVP Awards

By Jim Stewart Two-sport student-athlete Alyssa Kowal had distinguished herself on two courts of play in her first three years at Robert F Hall Catholic ...

Caledon Citizen’s Student Athlete of the Week: High-scoring Forward Calum Fleming is the “Heart” of the Hall Wolfpack’s Senior Basketball Team  

By Jim Stewart The Senior Boys Basketball team at Robert F. Hall CSS won three of its final four games to finish its Tier One ...

Golden Hawks Changing PJHL Divisions

By Jim Stewart The Caledon Golden Hawks will be on the move next season as the PJHL announced realignment plans that will coincide with the ...

Peel Region-raised NCAA Star and NWHL MVP Mikyla Grant-Mentis thriving with PWHL Ottawa

By Jim Stewart These are exciting times for Peel Region’s Mikyla Grant-Mentis. The 25-year old forward, who starred with the NCAA Merrimack College Warriors and ...

Peel Regional Police to pilot 911 call screener, automatic abandoned call back

By ZACHARY ROMAN Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Peel Regional Police will be trying out some new things to help address increasing demand on the 911 ...

Caledon Admirals’ goaltender Von Kaufmann named OJHL First Star of the Game

By Jim Stewart In OJHL action on the weekend, the Caledon Admirals dropped a pair of close decisions to the Markham Royals and Toronto Patriots, ...

Polaczek’s three-point performance paces Golden Hawks to 4-0 victory over the Midland Flyers

By Jim Stewart Golden Hawks’ leading scorer Patrick Polaczek tallied two goals and an assist to lead Caledon to a 4-0 win over the Midland ...

PWHL Toronto’s Jess Jones “living the dream” playing pro hockey

Jones took a leave of absence from Caledon OPP to join Toronto’s PWHL club By ZACHARY ROMAN Local Journalism Initiative Reporter A Caledon police officer ...

OMHA announces championship details

By Brian Lockhart The Ontario Minor Hockey Association has announced the dates and locations for the 2024 OMHA championships presented by the Egg Farmers of ...

Andreoli makes 48 saves and Poma pots the OT winner in Caledon’s 2-1 conquest of Innisfil

By Jim Stewart Marek Andreoli turned aside 48 of 49 shots and Joseph Poma scored the game-winning goal in overtime as the Caledon Golden Hawks ...

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