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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.

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 […]

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

Minister of Health and Long-Term Care George Smitherman accompanied by MPP Carol Mitchell was at Blue Water Rest Home in Zurich August 20. Announcing the Rest Home was selected as a pilot project to redevelop beds at the Rest Home. The government will be redeveloping 35,000 older long-term care beds over the next 10 years […]

Minister of Transportation Announces Grant For Connecting Links [Extended Coverage]

Minister of Transportation Hon. Donna Cansfield announced a grant of $751,000 for the connecting links in Goderich. Central Huron Reeve Bert Dykstra was present to hear the announcement that will benefit Central Huron also. Bert also provided some news and progress of the new council in Central Huron. Mayor of Goderich Deb Shewfelt was also […]

Minister of Transportation Announces Grant For Goderich

Minister of Transportation Hon. Donna Cansfield announced a grant of $751,000 for the connecting links in Goderich. Huron-Bruce MPP Carol Mitchell was with the minister to make the announcement and says she will continue to work hard to improve the riding through other funding programs. The provincial Connecting Links program helps municipalities repair designated municipal […]

Minister Meilleur Announces Ontario Child Benefit

Minister of Community and Social Services Madeleine Meilleur was at the Relouw Early Childhood Learning Centre in Exeter along with MPP Carol Mitchell and South Huron Mayor Ken Oke. Minister Meilleur announced a new provincially funded, non-taxable Ontario Child Benefit (OCB) for eligible low-income families with children under 18 years of age. The Ontario Child […]

South Huron Mayor Ken Oke lunch with the Premier

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty was a guest speaker at the C.A.W. Family Education Centre in Port Elgin April 13. Canadian Auto Workers National President Buzz Hargrove was thrilled to have the Premier speak, saying the Premier is a leader on understanding the importance of manufacturing and the auto industry. Buzz also noted McGuinty’s idea on […]

Ontario Premier Full Speech at CAW Canada Family Education Centre in Port Elgin

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty was a guest speaker at the Canadian Auto Workers Family Education Centre in Port Elgin April 13 2007. Speaking to 800 delegates at the C.A.W. Council meeting. This is the first time an Ontario Premier has been invited to speak to the CAW council. CAW National President Buzz Hargrove was thrilled […]