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Posted Wednesday, October 29, 2014

C:\Users\jacquelinew\Desktop\Website Updates\news\safety award pictureWELLINGTON COUNTY - The County of Wellington was recognized as one of the safest employers to work for in the country at an awards ceremony in Toronto last night. The County will be featured, alongside all the winners, in the November issue of Canadian Occupational Safety magazine. The County received a gold award for both Psychological Safety and Public Sector. “Occupational health and safety professionals from all across Canada work tirelessly to promote the safety and well-being of the...

Posted Monday, October 27, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY-The following individuals have been elected to represent local and County Council for the 2015-2018 term. PUSLINCH Mayor-Dennis Lever County Ward 7 Councillor-Don McKay Local Council-Matthew Bulmer, Wayne Stokley, Susan Fielding, Ken Roth ERIN Mayor-Allan Alls County Ward 9 Councillor-Pierre Brianceau Local Council-John Brennan, Jeff Duncan, Rob Smith, Matt Sammut GUELPH/ERAMOSA Mayor-Chris White County Ward 8 Councillor-Doug Breen (acclaimed) Local Council-David Wo...

Posted Tuesday, October 21, 2014

County of Wellington Governors ResidenceWELLINGTON COUNTY- The Governor's Residence, home to the County of Wellington Economic Development Office, officially opens its doors on Tuesday, October 21. Grand opening celebrations will include the official opening of the Governor's Residence as well as the launch of the new Wellington Economic Development webpage. This webpage will be a central location where current and prospective businesses and site selectors can learn about the County's key sectors, business support resources, availabl...

Posted Tuesday, October 14, 2014

We Will Remember Them ImageABOYNE - Remembering the Fallen has special significance this year as we commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the First World War. A major exhibit, Death and the County Soldier, explores the devastating cost of the Great War. And, in tribute to all of the Fallen, from the First World War to Afghanistan, the front lawn at the Wellington County Museum and Archives will display We Will Remember Them in the first weeks of November. Death and the County Soldier highlight individual stories of so...

Posted Thursday, October 09, 2014

WELLINGTON COUNTY- At yesterday's Police Services Board Meeting, County Treasurer Ken DeHart, announced that the County of Wellington will see its policing costs decrease significantly over the next five years, under the new Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) billing model. The County will see its policing costs decrease by approximately $2.2 million dollars annually, once fully implemented in 2019, under the new OPP billing model. “The County is pleased with this cost saving,” said W...