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Cannabis plant a go in Watford

Warwick Council has given a Toronto-area company the green light to build a cannabis facility in the industrial park. Brigitte Tuekam applied to set up a micro cultivation facility in Watford. While the cannabis facility is considered to fit the zoning requirements of the bylaw, the bylaw didn’t specifically mention cannabis facilities. So, council had… Read more »

CEEH reno clears first hurdle

A massive renovation of Petrolia’s hospital has taken a big first step. The 25-year, $30 million plan to completely renovate Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital has been approved by the Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network after a year and a half of work and waiting. The plan begins with the reconstruction of the emergency… Read more »

Learning the ropes – and hoses – at firefighter camp

Nolan Pearson says going to Petrolia’s Junior Firefighter camp made him want to be a firefighter. Pearson was one of 44 kids to sign up for the program run by the Petrolia/North Enniskillen Fire Department. Which is a huge increase from last year’s camp where 16 students came out to learn about fire safety and… Read more »

Oil Springs brings back Family Fun Fest

Oil Springs is bringing back a family favourite. The municipality is hosting Family Fun Fest Aug. 16 and 17. “The municipality used to do a family day and we haven’t had one for a couple of years, so we thought we would bring it back,” says Oil Springs Councillor Connie McFadden, who is part of… Read more »