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Alvinston firefighter dies in Petrolia Line accident

The Brooke Fire Service is in mourning after one of their own was killed in a crash on Petrolia Line Friday morning. The volunteer firefighters were called to the scene of collision between a pickup truck and a combine near Old Walnut Road around 11:30 Friday morning. The driver of the truck –  Tanner Redick… Read more »

High Park Farms edible plans quashed by Enniskillen

High Park Farms’ won’t be producing cannabis-infused candy and chocolate at its greenhouse near Petrolia. The cannabis producer applied to change the zoning on the greenhouse to allow for the production of the edibles creating up to 40 new jobs at the facility. Tuesday night, the plan stalled after Enniskillen Township Councillor Wally Dunn asked… Read more »

Propane shortage caused by strike hurting Central Lambton farmers

Farmers in Central Lambton are taking another hit in this already difficult year – propane shortages. Rail conductors at CN Rail walked off the job this week after failing to reach an agreement – safety issues are the main concern in the strike. Propane is shipped by rail in Canada and for many farmers, it… Read more »