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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Annual heifer sale
    the sale said sale committee chairman Clarence Diefenbacher Organizers anticipate a good quality selection of ani mals from some of the indus try s leading sires Over the past 28 years the heifer sales have raised over 3 6 million for MCC through the donation of almost 3 000 heifers said Diefenbacher Last year s sale raised over 185 000 Anyone who contributes is issued a tax receipt This is an excellent op por tunity for farmers and agribusi nes ses to support MCC pro grams said Diefenbacher People interested in donat ing a heifer or cash can contact Diefenbacher at 519 669 2164 or sale committee secretary John Brenneman at 519 662 1156 or hiltoper sentex net Vol 41 Issue 51 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Parkinson Society VON launch exercise program Annual heifer sale supports Mennonite charities Combines set to roll for world record Sept 30 Nearly 100 combines have registered to set record in Harvest for Hunger Fire Marshal s Report CHP leader in area on April 6 Tributes poured in after two killed fighting fire Pettapiece nominated as PC candidate for Perth Wellington riding Perth Wellington PCs to have contested nomination meeting Saturday Scientist explains areas of progress to group Wilkinson announces 3 million to revive former Campbell Soup factory via Erie Meat Products Limited Highway 23 resurfacing will mean rough road this fall Farmers honoured for innovations Annual

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=2363 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Government investment to strengthen food safety of sheep and goat industry
    safety systems by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency s On Farm Food Safety Recognition Program This national program follows the Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points HACCP principles to help ensure that potential food safety problems are identified and addressed before products leave the farm gate A strong food safety system reassures Canadians that food products are handled safely which in turn helps to boost the bottom line of farmers The Canadian Sheep Federation appreciates the support by the government of Canada to finalize the last step in the federation s On Farm Food Safety system said Andrew Gordanier CSF chairman This is an industry led program designed to send a clear message to customers that they can count on Canadian quality lamb said Gordanier Food safety is becoming an issue of concern for consumers and this program is designed to address this at the farm level said Myrna Coombs CNGF president We are asking goat producers to clearly say what they are doing in terms of management practices do what they say then demonstrate it with an audit Coombs said This federal Growing Forward investment is being made through the Canadian Integrated Food Safety Initiative CIFSI The government is helping organizations develop national on farm and or post farm HACCP or HACCP based food safety systems To find out more about this initiative please visit www agr gc ca cifsi August 31 2012 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=13532 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Council rejects three bids for roller due to high cost, lack of information
    Jones Enterprises in Arthur at 11 000 plus HST Hutchison Welding Listowel at 12 350 and Graham Bowman Welding also of Listowel at 12 500 Lynch took the unusual step of recommending the Bowman bid the highest because he said that company provided the most information about what it would provide I recommend the higher bid because there is not much difference in price and I know exactly what I m getting Lynch told council Councillor Neil Driscoll was unhappy with the higher cost and noted Jones builds such equipment for a living Lynch argued That quote doesn t tell me very much When council held a vote on the more expensive roller councillors Andy Knetsch and Jim Curry were in favour and Driscoll and councillor Mike Downey were opposed Mayor Bruce Whale broke the tie by opposing it Council then considered a motion to hire Jones the low bidder for 11 000 plus HST Downey pointed out council had just rejected two other items because of a lack of information Driscoll said The biggest issue is we re over the budget of 10 000 Council then voted on hiring the low bidder Downey and Curry were in favour and Knetsch and Driscoll were opposed Whale again broke the tie by opposing that motion Lynch then asked who he could hire to build a roller Driscoll said he could go back to all three or perhaps find someone else entirely Lynch said he had been unable to do that over the course of the year I don t see anyone on a list who builds packers he said Staff has been chasing this all year Lynch added the low bid was 1 000 over the budget but We picked that out of the air Driscoll suggested Don t pick numbers out of the air Lynch said he had gone through staff to get the 10 000 budget figure I m frustrated I don t know where to go Whale suggested if the township has a design and specifications he could give that to all three bidding companies He added if they cannot do the work he knows someone that might be able to do it Lynch agreed There are local people who if you give them a drawing on a napkin they can do it He asked Driscoll if he knows of anyone local who might be able to do the work Driscoll replied You bet December 23 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Council passes taxes borrowing bylaws Slower calendar sales could mean less funding for two local events Mapleton Minto 81s

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Lion in Winter will run this fall at area theatre
    the alleged purpose of cementing the succession in order that his kingdom not be torn apart by his three sons after his death Place into the mix Richard s betrothed Henry s mistress of many years the French Princess Alais Hannah Manierka and her brother the French King Philip Capet Nevin Ameli and fireworks follow Watch this royal family duke it out The Lion in Winter opens at 8pm on Oct 28 at the Acton Town Hall Centre 19 Willow St N It will run for three weekends with Sunday matinees at 2pm on Oct 30 and Nov 6 Seating is limited to 120 Thursday and Sunday general seating tickets are 16 75 and Friday and Saturday are 19 75 People may still buy the three show subscription tickets for under 50 For tickets call the John Elliott box office at 905 877 3700 or pick up at Acton Home Hardware and Halton Hills Furniture and Appliances Or visit http www haltonhills ca theatre October 14 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Neil Simons The Dinner Party coming in February Local authors research highlights family heritage in village of Limehouse Lion in Winter will run this fall at area theatre Acton fall fair a winner this year Closing a chapter in towns history New theatre troupe aimed at area youth Chong was an easy winner with big percentage of popular vote Author shares

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10135 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Acton fall fair a winner this year
    through our Ag Awareness tent featuring live animals and milking demonstrations while the poultry exhibit and competition had a record number of entries and showcased some of the best birds in Canada The parade attracted many on Saturday afternoon as various floats made their way through the downtown and into the fairgrounds Meanwhile many of the cutest citizens of Acton drew a crowd inside the Dufferin Rural Heritage Community Centre With over 40 babies and toddlers entered in the annual baby show the new format provided fun for both participants and spectators The 98th Annual provided a wide array of food vendors business booths rides and games horse pulls truck and tractor pulls light and heavy horse shows English Hunter riding show flyball dog demonstrations domestic art exhibits a vintage apron fashion show Gymkhana games beef cattle shows dairy cattle shows kids pedal tractor pull and pet show its hard to choose what to do first The Spot in the Park was as always a popular meeting place Organizers thank everyone who support them again this year and helped to make the fair a success The Acton Agricultural Society also greatly appreciated all the businesses support and thanked all the volunteers September 30 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Neil Simons The Dinner Party coming in February Local authors research highlights family heritage in village of Limehouse Lion in Winter will run this

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=10022 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Closing a chapter in towns history
    pastor for about a year In addition the historic building is increasingly more expensive to heat and maintain Officials said it is difficult to carry out the structural changes needed to make the building more accessible and to accommodate the kinds of activities and programs that are typical of vibrant churches today And so the members of Acton Baptist Church have concluded it is time to close the doors of the church Though the life of Acton Baptist Church has come to an end officials say the community and faith of Christ s followers in Acton are very much alive September 23 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Neil Simons The Dinner Party coming in February Write for Rights Congregation believes one letter can make a difference Local authors research highlights family heritage in village of Limehouse Community Carol Sing at Melville Nov 27 Lion in Winter will run this fall at area theatre Everton church celebrates 150 years Acton fall fair a winner this year Church offering Bible studies for men women Closing a chapter in towns history Lifetime parishioner documents church history New church packed for dedication New theatre troupe aimed at area youth Mimosa United Church reunion set for Sept 18 St Josephs parish to dedicate impressive new church on Sept 11 Family fun in Fergus Breen Races are the problem not fundraisers The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9930 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - New theatre troupe aimed at area youth
    to realize that theatre as a social tool has the ability for individuals to push past barriers and strengthen their confidence all under the guise of working towards a common goal of creating a production This is what we do at TBD Theatre Co we allow the youths to have fun throughout the rehearsal process through acting exercises character development voice and backstage work and then sit back and enjoy how surprised and proud they are of themselves in the end The first production is a new youth play written by performance writer and playwright Kevin Sutton Starting in September the troupe will be rehearsing and performing For more information visit www tobedeterminedtheatre ca or phone Lent at 416 801 0025 September 9 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log in in order to post a comment For more information read our detailed Comment Policy and Guidelines Related Stories Neil Simons The Dinner Party coming in February Local authors research highlights family heritage in village of Limehouse Lion in Winter will run this fall at area theatre Acton fall fair a winner this year Closing a chapter in towns history New theatre troupe aimed at area youth Chong was an easy winner with big percentage of popular vote Author shares family history through books Dancing to support Lyme Disease Peter Appleyard s A Team in Acton Pulitzer winning drama takes the stage Acton rail service to Toronto starts Jan 7 Addressing trauma in early life focus of Acton presentation Local air cadets earn

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9818 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Nexans open house honours past and present in community
    called Fergus Cables Ltd employed 160 In 1968 Canada Wire and Cable bought out Essex s share of the Fergus Cables Ltd and formed a subsidiary company called Canwireco Ltd Nexans North America continues to design and manufacture a wide range of power cables and also provides products in markets as diverse as building industrial oil and gas military aerospace renewable energy power networks and more Earlier this year Steve Hall president of Nexans North America said Not many companies make it to 100 years and those that do all have the same characteristics the ability to innovate and provide relevant products a focus on customer service operational excellence and most importantly exceptional people We are proud of our 100 year history but we are already focused on our next 100 years A separate event on July 11 was held for its VIP customers At that time Wellington Halton Hills MPP Ted Arnott extended his congratulations on the 100th anniversary of Nexans North America Your entire team management and employees alike deserve enormous credit for your successes through the years Few things have remained static in Ontario s business environment during the last century The main constants have been change and more change Yet through the vision of your leadership and the continuous innovation of your dedicated staff associates you have thrived through the years He later added You are well positioned to leap into your second century of operation with confidence and pride July 15 2011 Tweet Tell Us What You Think Login to submit a comment Comments appearing on this website are the opinion of the comment writer and do not represent the opinion of the Wellington Advertiser Comments that attack other individuals or are offensive unsubstantiated or otherwise inappropriate will be removed You must register or log

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=9382 (2016-02-16)
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