Petrolia part of celebration of Women’s Right to Vote

Jenna Simpson had a first hand look at how the Ontario government works. The 30 year-old Petrolia woman represented Sarnia-Lambton at the “A Remarkable Assembly – Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Right to Vote in Ontario. And she says in some ways, it was a real eye-opener. On April 12, 1917, women officially gained the… Read more »

Controversial St. Clair gas plant ready to produce power

  After years of work and lots of scandals, the Greenfield South Energy project is ready to produce power for Ontario. But the energy isn’t flowing yet. That from officials from the Independent Electricity System Operator. Chuck Farmer, director of stakeholder and public affairs with the IESO, says the gas-fired power plant  in St. Clair… Read more »

Brooke Alvinston’s revenue problem

  Brooke-Alvinston is cutting its spending by three per cent this year, but taxpayers are still likely to see their taxes jump in the double digits. Councillors got their first look at the proposed 2017 budget and were stunned see the amount of money coming into the municipality dropped by over $717,000. If councillors would… Read more »