News

Posted Monday, August 03, 2015

Wellington County - Environment Canada continues to investigate a tornado that touched down in the north part of Wellington County last night (Sunday, August 2). The tornado caused significant damage in the Town of Minto and Wellington North Township. The impact of the storm is still being assessed, but several homes and barns were damaged by high winds, as were several cruisers at the North Wellington O.P.P. Detachment. Despite the damage, at no time was the detachment without...
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Posted Thursday, July 30, 2015

Wellington County - The County of Wellington is proud to have received the 2015 Employer of Distinction Award at an Award Ceremony presented by the Guelph and District Human Resources Professionals Association in Guelph. The County was one of only two recipients of the Award which recognizes local companies for being outstanding employers who shape organizational excellence and raise awareness of the human resources profession. Wellington County won in the Large Employer category.
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Posted Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Wellington County - The County of Wellington is excited to officially launch its first ever Wellington Signage Plan Project. Approved in the County’s 2015 Economic Development budget, the plan will utilize signage to create aunified look and feel across Wellington County and distinguish Wellington from it’s neighbouring municipalities.  In addition, the initiative will create a for-profit programme that local businesses can use to leverage their exposure.
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Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Wellington County - Taste Real’s Fifth Annual Spring Wellington Rural Romp will be held Saturday, May 30, giving visitors a taste of local food, an opportunity to experience local agriculutre and find the story behind your food. A total of fifteen farms, markets, gardens and restaurants in Mapleton, Minto and Wellington North will open their doors to the public for this free, self-guided tour that runs from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
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Posted Monday, May 18, 2015

Minto (Harriston) - From September 20 - 24, 2016, the Town of Minto (Harriston), County of Wellington and the Ontario Plowmen’s Association, will together host the 2016 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) on the farm of Ann and Earl Schneider of Harriston.  Located on approximately 1,000 acres, the IPM is a weeklong event that highlights the agriculture industry and is one of Canada’s largest outdoor shows.  
Today (Thursday, May...

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