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McNaughton now Minister of Labour

Lambton-Kent-Middlesex MPP Monte McNaughton has a new cabinet post. He goes from Infrastructure to Labour in a major cabinet shuffle which sees the size of cabinet increase 25 per cent. It will cost more since cabinet minister are paid $165,780/yr, $49K more than backbench MPPs. There were a lot of high profile changes, Lisa MacLeod… Read more »

It’s Rodeo Time in Alvinston

The cowboys and cowgirls have arrived in Alvinston. The Brooke-Alvinston Fair Board is gearing up for the Alvinston Pro Rodeo which starts at 7 pm Friday. Dan Cumming says the fair board has been preparing the grounds for the last couple of weeks and competitors from around the world began arriving Wednesday. “We have a… Read more »

Petrolia Discovery’s Fitzgerald Rig silent for repairs

For the first time in recent memory, Petrolia Discovery’s storied Fitzgerald Rig is silent for an extended period of time. The historic site has been closed for several years. The foundation which runs the site went to Petrolia council for help after the sudden death of the long-time manager in 2015. A county building inspector… Read more »