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Hydro One starting Wanstead replacement in September

The long-awaited project to stabilize the power grid in Central Lambton is about to start. Hydro One has hired a contractor who will begin building a new transformer at the Wanstead Substation. The project is expected to cost up to $35 million. The Wanstead substation has been the main power source in Central Lambton since… Read more »

McGugan urges province to slow minimum wage hike

Brooke-Alvinston Mayor Don McGugan says rapid increases to the minimum wage will hurt businesses in his community and he’s urging the province to slow down. The provincial government wants to increase the current minimum wage of $11.40 to $15 in the next 18 months. McGugan recently appeared before the all-party committee reviewing Bill 148 when… Read more »