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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Chong was an easy winner with big percentage of popular vote
    was asked if he wants to serve in the cabinet of a new Con servative minority government He held a cabinet post but re signed it on principle because of a dispute with Harper over an arrangement with the Bloc Quebecois I m happy to serve in the cabinet or outside of it he said with a smile I m agnostic about it As for working in another minority government Chong said I respect the results that Canadians have not given us a majority He said his plan was to start work on Wednesday back in Ottawa When he is there he expects the new government will at tempt to assuage the fears of Canadians who are afraid of economic downturn and losing their jobs But while the economy will be a major task in the months ahead Chong said he heard plenty from residents about two issues in the riding and he will be working on those too He said growth pressure and in frastructure are issues that simply must be solved He noted the Conservatives in the last parliament set up a 60 billion infrastructure fund but he said he would like to see that expanded We need to con tinue what we ve begun with a five year plan he said The other issue is growth Few imagined the growth that s taken place in this area he said of Halton Hills and added Wellington County is also experiencing the same pres sures Chong said people do not want to see what happened in the Greater Toronto Area hap pen in their riding like the GTA over the past 30 years It is not sustainable Chong told an admiring crowd that it was their hard work that helped him to vic tory He particularly saluted Jim Smith for his work with everyone throughout the cam paign and thanked his wife for her support He thanked the voters for their support not only of him but of his party which has now won two governments in a row As for his supporters Chong said I couldn t do it with out you He said there were hundreds and hundreds of volunteers who helped him to victory This is your night Let s celebrate Liberal candidate Bruce Bowser was holding a gath er ing near Acton but there was less there to celebrate He and his daughter and small cam paign team came to Acton and congratulated Chong on his victory Bowser said in an interview I ve had a great experience and met some wonderful people He refused to commit to considering another run at office and said he wanted to first look at the numbers But he said of Chong He s done a great job and obviously people respect him Vol 41 Issue 42 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

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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Author shares family history through books
    played on Sod Busters radio program CKCO Hamilton Somerville has sold over 400 of her books in total and 75 of the newest book sold before it was even launched The launch for He Did It All With Dignity And Dispatch was held on Sept 29 Sommerville chose to launch her book at this particular church because it happens to be the same church in which her parents Andrew William Frank and Elsie Storey were married 60 years ago and are now resting peacefully It s a family church a and seemed like a logical place to have it said Somerville She noted this was her last big project She handwrites all her stories on three lined paper and her granddaughter transfers them onto the computer I m a history keeper she said I believe it s important to accurately record the past The price of the book is 35 and can be purchased from Somerville s daughter in law Trish Somerville at 519 853 2101 or actondale sympatico ca October 4 2013 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=18651 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Dancing to support Lyme Disease
    be raffle prizes and refreshments October 2 2015 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 Pilot Wings in scholarship program New trail along Radial Line Trail The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=28000 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Peter Appleyard’s A-Team in Acton
    A Team Jazz lost this beloved Canadian icon this summer The presentation will include photos and videos from Peter s performance career John Sherwood piano Reg Schwager guitar Terry Clarke drums and Pat Collins bass will reminisce about their many years on the road with Peter The afternoon event will also include a dessert reception For tickets contact 519 853 5302 or info actontownhall com Single tickets 35 00 series of 4 events 100 October 4 2013 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 Pilot Wings in scholarship program New trail along Radial Line Trail The Wellington Advertiser News Opinion Community Deaths Digital Publications Classifieds Centre Wellington Wellington North Mapleton Minto Guelph Eramosa Erin Puslinch Police Report Editorial Letters to the Editor Columns Cartoon Editorial Policy Submit a Letter Sports Arts

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=18595 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Pulitzer-winning drama takes the stage
    time of social change both for the Catholic Church and for society as a whole Sister Aloysius Ro Palumbo Coates has cast ambiguous suspicions against an idealistic young priest Father Flynn Scott Carmichael and his relationship with their school s first black student Performances take place at Acton Town Hall Centre at 19 Willow St beginning Nov 2 and running until Nov 16 with evening performances at 8pm and two matinees at 2pm on Nov 4 and 11 Tickets are 17 for the Thursday and Sunday shows and 20 for Friday and Saturday performances To purchase tickets contact the box office at 905 877 3700 or order on line at www haltonhills ca theatre Tickets are also available at Acton Home Hardware or at Sports Unlimited in Georgetown For additional information visit www georgetownlittletheatre ca November 2 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 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=14362 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Acton rail service to Toronto starts Jan. 7
    trains in the afternoon from Monday to Friday The trains will depart from Acton GO Station at 6 28am and arrive at Union Station at 7 53am depart from Acton GO Station at 7 46am and arrive at Union Station at 9 08am depart from Union Station at 4 45pm and arrive at Acton at 6 03pm and depart from Union Station at 5 45pm and arrive at Acton at 7 03pm Trains along the line also stop at the Kitchener Guelph Georgetown Mount Pleasant Brampton Bramalea Malton Etobicoke North Weston and Bloor GO Stations Our improvements to GO Transit support our commitment to bring two way all day GO train service to commuters in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area Bob Chiarelli Minister of Transportation said in a press release Commuters can check GO Transit s schedule for more information January 4 2013 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=15048 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Addressing trauma in early life focus of Acton presentation
    life The event is sponsored by the Dr John Dougan Centre for Mental Health Promotion June 5 2015 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 Pilot Wings in scholarship program New

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=26453 (2016-02-16)
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  • The Wellington Advertiser - Local air cadets earn Pilot Wings in scholarship program
    program in so many different aspects always amazes me and these three cadets are certainly no exception They work hard for this from the time they start cadets and I am so proud of their accomplishments They are to be commended not only for this accomplishment but also on the example that they bring to our youth today showing them what they can achieve with focus and dedication We are also fortunate that we have an officer who is also a private pilot from right here in Acton Officer Cadet Richard Dobbs who works tirelessly with these cadets to prepare them for this opportunity Congratulations to you all To be selected for the national summer courses each cadet had to go through a highly competitive selection program consisting of a written qualifying exam a written narrative an in person interview and ranking by the Air Cadet League of Canada based on achievements in the cadet program and school marks In preparation for the qualifying exam cadets attend a 15 week flying scholarship program at 197 squadron The flight scholarship program is supported by the Air Cadet League of Canada and the Department of National Defense The 197 Squadron parades at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 197 in Acton on Tuesday evenings and the program is open to all local youth from the ages of 12 18 For further details about the Air Cadet program contact 197 Squadron at 905 299 6904 or email 197 typhoon gmail com October 11 2013 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

    Original URL path: http://wellingtonadvertiser.com/comments/index.cfm?articleID=18699 (2016-02-16)
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