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Posted Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Warden George Bridge takes local infrastructure priorities to Parliament
WELLINGTON COUNTY– Wellington County Warden George Bridge takes local priorities directly to Parliament this week, as part of a delegation of municipal leaders from across Canada. Led by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, they have scheduled 150 meetings with parliamentarians November 24– 26, to guide the design of Phase 2 of the federal plan to invest in transit, social and...

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Posted Thursday, October 27, 2016

WELLINGTON COUNTY- Ten local students will be receiving educational scholarships and bursaries from the County of Wellington, based on academic achievement, community involvement or financial need. 
At today’s County Council meeting, Council awarded the following local students with $500 bursaries and scholarships to use toward their post-secondary school expenses: 
Jordan Dobben, Mapleton Township 
Katie Miller, Mapleton Township ...

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Posted Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Award was presented at the 2016 Canada’s Safest Employers Awards on October 24.
Wellington County - The County of Wellington is proud to have received the Silver Award for Psychological Safety at the Canada’s Safest Employer awards ceremony, hosted at the Arcadian Court in Toronto, ON on Tuesday evening. Canada’s Safest Employer’s Awards recognizes companies from all across Canada for their outstanding accomplishments in promoting the health and safety...

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Posted Tuesday, October 11, 2016

GUELPH/ERAMOSA- Approximately 100 County of Wellington and Town of Minto Councillors, employees and their families, participated in the annual Warden’s Tree Planting Day on Friday. 
A living snow fence and wind break was planted at the North Wellington OPP Operations Centre in Teviotdale. Over 500 trees were planted. 
‘‘I would like to thank everyone who came out to plant trees today,’’ said Warden George Bridge. ‘‘This...

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Posted Friday, September 16, 2016

WELLINGTON COUNTY- Wellington County Warden George Bridge met with other municipal leaders from across Canada this week, uniting behind a plan to ensure that federal infrastructure investments benefit all communities including Wellington County.
As a board member for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Warden Bridge champions local issues and solutions to help shape the national policy agenda of the municipal sector. At its September 13-16 meeting in Oakville,...

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