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Posted Thursday, August 25, 2016

HARRISTON ON - The much anticipated Wellington County International Plowing Match, hosted by the Town of Minto, takes place in Harriston on September 20-24.
The County of Wellington Showcase will feature:
Zipline Experience

Wellington Entertainment Stage

Artisan Demonstration Stage

Wellington Farmers’ Market

Member Municipality Features - experiences presented by each Municipality

Made in Wellington, displays...

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Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2016

ABOYNE- The much anticipated renovation of the Aboyne branch of the Wellington County Library system is scheduled to begin this coming September. The renovation will see required accessibility improvements made to the building that include upgrades to the public washrooms and public entrance. Library staff will be purchasing new shelving which won’t be as tall as the existing shelving. The children’s area will receive new mobile shelving and new space for storytime...
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Posted Monday, August 22, 2016

GUELPH ON– The Western Ontario Wardens' Caucus (WOWC) is working on an economic development strategy to grow the regional economy. The strategic action plan will underline the region's commitment to working together and speaking with one unified voice on critical economic issues in southwestern Ontario.
"A regional economic development action plan will explore the diverse needs of municipalities, identify common themes and set priorities. We want to focus our attention...

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Posted Tuesday, August 02, 2016

WELLINGTON COUNTY - The County of Wellington is a finalist for a Canadian HR Award in the category “The Venngo Award of Excellence for Financial, Physical & Mental Wellness”.
This award recognizes those organizations that excel in the provision of overall employee well-being which includes the financial, physical and mental wellness of its employees, whilst showing clear evidence of a positive impact on workforce, including reductions in absence levels, and...

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Posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Ultra-high speed Internet connectivity is critical to rural economic development and Southwestern Ontario is another step closer to seeing the development of a project that will have a major impact on the region’s current and future vitality.
Today, at the London Roundhouse in London, Ontario, the Governments of Canada and Ontario announced they are investing in the Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) project with contributions of $90 million each towards...

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