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 »

Brown bagging it may be the next big thing for Petrolia

Petrolia wants to brown bag it. Council plans to end the use of plastic bags to bring leaves to the compost site. The move comes the same week the federal government vowed to ban single-use plastics – including plastic grocery bags – by 2021 to help reduce the amount of plastics making it to Canada’s… Read more »

Petrolia’s Relay For Life smashes fundraising target

The first Relay for Life organized by students and staff at LCCVI is an overwhelming success. Hundreds of people spent eight hours walking the track at the school to honour cancer survivors and those lost to the disease. The goal was to raise $20,000 for cancer research but at the end of the Friday event,… Read more »