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Celebrating Diversity Rain Or Shine

July 30, 2017

July 27, 2017 By Whitney South  St. Thomas-Elgin Weekly News A little bit of drizzle wasn’t enough to keep the rainbows away as the Pride Picnic in the Park celebrated an afternoon of diversity in St. Thomas on July 27. Bringing a safe and welcoming space to Pinafore Park, the event included a barbecue, face ...


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Flag-Raising Kicks Off St. Thomas Pride Week

July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 By Sean Meyer St. Thomas-Elgin Weekly News   The Pride flag now flies over St. Thomas City Hall for the second consecutive year and while it makes a powerful statement, Maggie Trevitt sees it as more than simply a symbolic gesture. For Trevitt, co-chair of St. Thomas-Elgin Rainbow Alliance and co-facilitator of ...


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Next Passport Clinic – St. Thomas on September 12th

July 19, 2017

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Support Canadians Affected by BC Wildfires

July 13, 2017

The Red Cross is supporting the province of British Columbia and local authorities in providing assistance to those affected by the wildfires. Your donation will help provide immediate relief such as cots, blankets, family reunification and financial assistance for food, clothing and personal needs. Beyond meeting immediate needs, your donation may also help re-entry and ...


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Habitat For Humanity Breaks Ground In St. Thomas

July 10, 2017

  By Laura Broadley, St. Thomas Times-Journal Monday, July 10, 2017 5:04:55 EDT PM The foundation is set and now all that’s left to do is build a house. A crowd of people came out on Monday afternoon to support the Wilson family during the groundbreaking of their new home in St. Thomas. Tina, Heath ...


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Habitat For Humanity Breaks Ground At St. Thomas Build Site

July 10, 2017

7/10/2017 5:40:06 PM StThomasToday.ca   Habitat for Humanity in St. Thomas broke ground on Monday to build a new home for two local, deserving families. As part of the Carter Works Project, sponsored by former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn, 150 homes will be built across Canada to commemorate our nation’s 150th birthday. ...


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Vecchio, Yurek Share Insights At Chamber Luncheon

June 30, 2017

Jun 29, 2017 01:00 by Sean Meyer St. Thomas-Elgin Weekly News Karen Vecchio and Jeff Yurek have known each other for about 30 years so getting together to talk federal and provincial politics over lunch was just another day at the office. However, spending it with some 180 people at the annual St. Thomas & ...


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June 30, 2017

July 1st is the day to celebrate Canada – the best country in the world! 150 years ago, Canada was established as a light of freedom and democracy. Canada’s rich history, breathtaking geography, and amazing people make it a wonderful place to live and raise a family. I hope every Canadian takes a moment to reflect ...


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Celebrating Canada Day and Canada 150 Events in Elgin-Middlesex-London

June 30, 2017

As the House of Commons winds down for the Summer, the communities wind-up! All communities in Elgin-Middlesex-London are preparing for Canada’s 150th Celebration. Please visit the following community links for information on events taking place to celebrate Canada Day and Canada’s 150th Birthday. Town of Aylmer Municipality of Bayham Municipality of Central Elgin Municipality of Dutton Dunwich City ...


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Vecchio Seeks Input On Cannabis Legislation

June 21, 2017

Jun 21, 2017 08:00 by Melissa Schneider  St. Thomas-Elgin Weekly News Public opinion was sought on the proposed new bill to legalize and regulate marijuana for recreational users during a marijuana/cannabis legislation town hall meeting held by Elgin-Middlesex-London MP Karen Vecchio on June 15. The bill is set to potentially go into effect July 1, ...


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