Business

VPP expected to turn a profit despite slower summer season sales

Ticket sales for Victoria Playhouse Petrolia 2017 season were down compared to 2016. A report to council by Richard Poore, director of cultural services, shows this summer $1,062,187 worth of tickets were sold. That compared to $1,095,592 the year before. Expenses were also up about $42,000. Happy Together 1967 was the best selling performance of… Read more »

Dawn-Euphemia wheelie bins coming in October

Dawn-Euphemia residents should be getting their new “wheelie bins” in October. Council approved a plan to use ‘wheelie bins’ in both the former Dawn and Euphemia townships despite concerns from some residents. Dawn residents take their trash to the dump and recycling to a depot. While Euphemia residents had pickup at the road. Bluewater Recycling… Read more »

Lambton farmers concerned federal tax changes will hurt family farms

Kevin Marriott says Lambton farmers are angry as they learn some of the changes plans to the tax system. Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the proposal last October, but farm organizations are just now beginning to understand how it could affect the family farm. The finance minister’s plan aims to reduce incoming splitting in… Read more »