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Ontario Finance Minister Tours Goderich Tornado Damage

Minister of Finance Dwight Duncan and MPP Carol Mitchell joined town officials in Goderich to survey the recovery and restoration progress in the dowtown core from the August 21 tornado. The province allocated $5 million to a disaster relief fund for homes and business not covered by insurance. Duncan noted the region had a special […]

Ontario Bean Producers Funding For New Bean Variety Development

Ontario Bean Producers’ Marketing Board (OBPMB) is receiving $840,000 from the federal government to develop new bean varieties for Canadian and international markets. Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb made the announcement at the farm of Grant Jones outside Hensall on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz. Beans are a great source of protein Ben Lobb said, […]

Port of Goderich receiving $15.7 million for upgrades and expansion

Huron-Bruce MPP Carol Mitchell announced $15.7 million in stimulus funding from the Provincial Government to upgrade and expand the Port of Goderich. Goderich Mayor Deb Shewfelt says Carol Mitchell did an incredible job securing the funding for the port, which brings the total value of the project to $47 million with the partnership of Sifto […]

Goderich Aircraft receives $4.4 million government loan

Goderich Aircraft received a multi-million dollar loan through FedDev Ontario which will help to expand operations, build a new hanger and hire more workers says President Blaine Field. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), made the announcement at Goderich Aircraft Inc.

$1.3 million Government Funding For New Aerospace Manufacturing Training Facility

The Federal government is investing more than $1.3 million for the creation of an aerospace manufacturing training facility at Goderich Aircraft in Huron Park through FedDev Ontario. Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb made the announcement at Goderich Aircraft on behalf of the Minister of State. With the support of the HBDC and its partners the training […]

South Huron and Bluewater Get Federal Provincial Recreation Grants

South Huron and Bluewater received funding from the federal and provincial governments to upgrade their recreation facilities. In South Huron the grant will allow for a new sportsplex in Crediton, and upgrade the community centre and pavilion in Crediton to be barrier free. In Bluewater the funding will be invested in energy efficiency upgrades to […]

Proposed South Huron Water Rates Brought To Premier’s Attention

Premier Dalton McGuinty, Liberal MPPs, and Cabinet Ministers retreated to Benmiller Inn near Goderich to prepare and discuss the fall Liberal agenda. In a news conference Dan Byelis brought the new proposed water rates for South Huron to the Premier’s attention and asked what the municipality can look forward to, to help pay for the […]

Canadian government proposes banning leaded fuel for competition

Paul Spriet, owner of Grand Bend Motorplex, Greg McClinchey, Executive Assistant to MP Paul Steckle, and South Huron mayor Ken Oke discuss the federal government’s plan to ban leaded fuel for competition purposes. All the facts and impact this law will have are discussed and covered.

Blue Water Rest Home Selected as Pilot Project to Redevelop Beds

The government has committed to a pilot project to redevelop beds at the Bluewater Rest Home in Zurich to ensure that small and rural communities are able to participate in this redevelopment. Health and Long-Term Care Minister George Smitherman was at Blue Water Rest Home in Zurich August 20 2007 to announce the pilot project […]