27 - RJM (Robert J. MacKenzie) Farms Inc. was fined
$82,500 by Justice of the Peace Dennis A. Wilson
in Barrie court on November 24, after pleading guilty to failing as an
employer to take every
precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a
27 - Simcoe County's Director of Paramedic Services
moved to calm concerns that recent changes to deployment strategies
could leave Beeton with gaps in coverage as expressed Monday night by
Ward 6 councillor Richard Norcross.
26 - District 17 (Simcoe County) Ontario Secondary
Teachers Federation (OSSTF) and the Simcoe
County District School Board (SCDSB) will return to the bargaining
table next week for the first time since talks broke off November 11,
triggering a limited scale work to rule campaign.
25 - Adjala-Tosorontio council was meeting this morning
to pour over the final draft of its Community Based Strategic Plan
(CBSP) before the scheduled presentation of the package at a public
open house this Saturday from 10 am to 1 pm - Township's
Administration Centre , 7855 Sideroad 30.
24 - The KPMG Service Delivery review's final report
was tabled and referred last night to the Dec. 7 committee of the whole
meeting to be considered as part of the draft 2016 budget since it
recommends the addition of four new "high priority" senior management
financial implications would add $190,000 aannually.
24 - Simcoe County council voted this morning against
waiving the requirement for AWARE Simcoe to reimburse the upper tier
$5,000 in legal costs related to the unsuccessful injunction motion
pending an application for judicial review of a tree clearing permit
issued to Tecumseth Estates, Beeton.
24 - The Automobile Journalists
Association of Canada (AJAC) announced this morning the 2016 Honda
Civic Sedan as its Best New Small Car, beating out Toyota Yaris Sedan, and
Volkswagen Jetta 1.4 TSI.
23 - Toronto Police Service Financial Crimes, Corporate
conducted an investigation into how a charitable organization, March of
Dimes Canada Non-Profit Housing Corporation (MOD), was defrauded of
23 - The results of an approximate $90,000 top to
bottom review of all things New Tecumseth performed by KPMG, gets in
camera council vetting this afternoon at 5 pm, because of its staffing
implications, but the guts of it are included on tonight's open session
23 - Triton Engineering Services Ltd., will be paid
$47,500 to design and
prepare the tender documents for construction of a new public parking
lot on properties 40 and 42 Mill Street East in Tottenham.
Press photo by John Heydon
Alliston BIA's Hometown Christmas and Rotary's annual night time
parade, included a special guest appearance from Santa Claus. This
Saturday, he moves on to Tottenham where he will help celebrate the
Christmas in the Village beginning with the parade at 3 pm, followed by
the downtown events, and Festival of Lights.
A reader writes: Posted November 20
- New Tecumseth Council has been pretty clear that they are going to
cut back on Grants and Donation funding this year, and they're going to
rein in the practice of waving fees for facility usage.
Steam get best of Coyotes in Alliston, inch closer to
27 - The Tottenham Steam's second visit to the NTRC in a
week ended with their 4-2 win over the Alliston Coyotes last night,
avenging last week's 9-4 loss to their New Tecumseth rival in GMHL
action. The win moves Tottenham within two points of the Central
Division leading Coyotes, and still holding three games in hand. The
Steam are back home tomorrow night for a 7:30 start time against
Oshawa, and on Sunday, Alliston travels to Bradford for a 7:30 puck
drop against the Rattlers.
Roller Derby clash Saturday at AMA, fundraiser
26 - The Renegade Derby Dames and Alliston Junior Roller
Derby are in action Saturday with the Hoser Closer 3 Roller Derby
Double Header at the Alliston Memorial Arena. First game is at 5 p.m.
featuring the Alliston Junior Blister Sisters against the Flat Track
Brat Pack from Hamilton. At At 7:30 p.m. the hometown Bombshell
Battalion will roll out to battle the Belleville Roller Derby. Non
perishable food item donations at the door will save $5 in the
SPS, Hornets Community Appreciation game Sunday
26 - Simcoe Parts Service (SPS) has partnered with the
Alliston Hornets for this Sunday night's home match against Midland,
for a Community Appeciation Game. Admission to the game is free in
exchange for either a non perishable food donation to Good Shepherd
Food Bank, or donation to Matthews House Hospice. Game time is 6:30 pm.
But first, Orillia pays a visit to the NTRC Friday night for 7:30 start.
23 - All of the hard work, practice and emphasis on
team work finally paid
off for the TNT AA Minor Peewees with a well-earned championship
victory this past weekend at the 2015 Wolverine Fall Classic Tournament
23 - The Western league all-stars defeated the
GBMO squad 4-3 Saturday, in Mitchell, to earn that league's champion,
home ice advantage during the Schmalz Cup Quater-Final series. The GBMO
all-stars couldn't hold a 3-1 lead mid-way through the second, giving
up three unaswered goals in the loss. The GBMO prospects fared better,
defeating the Western league prospects, 4-3.
Erin holds Alliston to a draw
23 - The Alliston Hornets bookended all-star Saturday
with an 8-0 win Friday night at the NTRC over Stayner to complete their
back to back games in a sweep. Then, Sunday, the Hornets travelled to
Erin, where the Shamrocks held the league leading Alliston to a 2-2
draw. At the halfway mark of the regular season, the Hornets hold an 11
point lead over second place Huntsville, which is two points up on
23 - Procyon Wildlife is hostings its annual Christmas
sale at the Tottenham Community Centre this Saturday, from 10am - 4pm.
More than 20 vendors will be selling hand dipped chocolate, jewellery,
gift baskets, specialty tea, wildlife portraits, children's books, etc.
Bring a photo of your pet and artist Anna Paszterko will turn it into a
portrait. Prizes every hour. All proceeds go to support the care and
rehabilitation of orphaned and injured wildlife at the centre in Beeton.
Lead Me Back to Bethlehem, A Christmas Cantata
23 - This Sunday, at 2:30 pm St. Andrew's
Presbyterian Church 936572 Airport Rd., Mansfield. And, on Sunday,
December 6th at 7:30 pm, Knox Presbyterian Church 160 King St.,
Alliston. Freewill offering.
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