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Petrolia to honour fallen soldiers Sunday

Petrolia will hold a ceremony to honour fallen soldiers Sunday. The annual Decoration Day service will be held at Hillsdale Cemetery in Petrolia starting at 1:30 pm. Petrolia Heritage Committee Member Liz Welsh says Decoration Day is a day that allows members of the public to honour fallen soldiers in both current and past wars… Read more »

Auxiliary helps CEE

For the 47th year, members of the Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital Auxiliary were on the streets of Petrolia, Wyoming and Reece’s Corners for TAG Days. The members were selling paper tax for a donation to show support for the Petrolia facility. Jane Cadman says last year $1,200 was raised during the one-day event. This year… Read more »

New fire training and history centre to be built in July

Construction on the new Petrolia North Enniskillen Fire Department’s Training and Historic Centre will begin in July. Fire Chief Lawrence Swift says the joint fire board has given the department to move ahead on the building which will be erected behind the Petrolia hall and used for training firefighters from around Lambton County. Swift says… Read more »

Small businesses will need safety training

In just a few months, any one with more than one employee will have to provide basic health and safety training. The Ministry of Labour says the new training under the Occupational Health and Safety Act will require both a worker and a supervisor will have to go through the awareness training. Wayne Morris is… Read more »