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Posted Friday, June 16, 2017

GUELPH, ON - Interested in learning how to make cheese, gather wild edibles or raise chickens? At the upcoming Local Food Fest, visitors have the opportunity to reacquaint themselves with traditional food preparation skills. Fermenting, foraging, butchery and cider making are just some of the ten exciting food skills workshops people can participate in.
On Sunday, June 25, everyone is invited to celebrate local food in Guelph and Wellington County on the grounds of Ignatius...

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Posted Monday, June 05, 2017

OTTAWA ON- At the annual Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Conference, County of Wellington Councillor and Town of Minto Mayor George Bridge, was re-elected to the FCM Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 term. Bridge is one of only 16 members representing the Ontario Caucus.
The FCM Board of Directors is made up of elected municipal officials and affiliate members from all regions and communities across Canada. The board meets quarterly to discuss key municipal...

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Posted Friday, May 26, 2017

WELLINGTON COUNTY- The County of Wellington’s Economic Development Division held a media and partner event at the Bookshelf Cinema in Guelph today to launch the new Live and Work Wellington™ initiative. Live and Work Wellington™ is an initiative designed to promote Wellington County as a desirable place to live and work. The goal of this programme is to support the labour market needs of employers while attracting new groups to offset declining population...
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Posted Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Elora Cataract Trailway Association (ECTA) Exhibit at Wellington County Museum and Archives 
ABOYNE – In celebration of 25th anniversary of the Elora Cataract Trailway Association (ECTA), the Wellington County Museum and Archives newest exhibit Rails to Trails explores the stories of the development of the ECTA Trailway and the ongoing efforts to keep it thriving in our communities. 
“The Elora- Cataract Trailway has contributed in countless...

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Posted Monday, May 15, 2017

WELLINGTON COUNTY - The County of Wellington has officially opened three Level 3 vehicle charging stations in Arthur, Puslinch and Guelph after receiving $215,076 in funding from the Government of Ontario's Electric Vehicle Grant Programme (EVCO).
Funding for this project comes from the Government of Ontario, in support of the Province’s Climate Change Action Plan. The Province is working with both public and private sector partners to create a network of nearly 500...

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