• Large scale OPP operation in South Dundas - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Large scale OPP operation in South Dundas
    The Morrisburg Leader
    SOUTH DUNDAS – Officers from the Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police, along with canine unit, and all-terrain vehicles responded to the intersection of County Road 2 and Lakeshore Drive August 11th.and more »
  • Judith Whitford - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Judith Whitford
    The Morrisburg Leader
    Peacefully at the Cornwall Community Hospital, on Friday, August 10, 2018. Judith Whitford (nee Seeley) of Williamsburg at the age of 64. Dearly beloved wife of Gary Whitford. Loving mother of Scott of Cornwall, Steven (Shawna) and Brent (Kathy) all of ...
  • 100 Men of South Dundas to launch in November - The Morrisburg Leader

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    100 Men of South Dundas to launch in November
    The Morrisburg Leader
    MORRISBURG – For the past four years, 100 Women Who Care South Dundas has given out over $70,000 in support to projects benefitting residents in South Dundas. Now, a group of men in South Dundas want to do their part as well. One-hundred Men of ...
  • Ombudsman: South Dundas third highest in complaints in SDG - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Ombudsman: South Dundas third highest in complaints in SDG
    The Morrisburg Leader
    MORRISBURG – South Dundas is third-highest out of the seven municipalities in complaints to the provincial ombudsman. This is according to provincial ombudsman Paul Dubé, who tabled his report to the Speaker of the Ontario legislature in June.
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  • Morrisburg went 'looney' during the Tubie Weekend Parade - Nation Valley News

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    Morrisburg went 'looney' during the Tubie Weekend Parade
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    MORRISBURG — Morrisburg went 'looney' on Saturday during the annual Tubie Weekend Parade. This year's theme was “Looney Tubes”. The winning float called 'Tubie Tweety' consisted of Sylvester, The Road Runner, Tweety in a human-sized cage, and ...
  • Grace Stewart - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Grace Stewart
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    Peacefully at the Heartwood Nursing Home in Cornwall on Monday, August 6, 2018, Grace Stewart (nee Garlough), formerly of Dundela, age 91. Beloved wife of the late Ernie Stewart. Loving mother of Rae (Sheila) of St. Catharines, Graham of Stittsville ...
  • Neighbouring municipalities see large numbers of candidates - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Neighbouring municipalities see large numbers of candidates
    The Morrisburg Leader
    MORRISBURG – Several election battles are taking place in South Dundas' neighbouring municipalities. In Edwardsburgh-Cardinal, three are vying for the mayor's chair. Incumbent mayor Pat Sayeau faces challengers David Dobbie and Philip Parent.
  • South Dundas voters will have plenty of decisions to make - The Morrisburg Leader

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    South Dundas voters will have plenty of decisions to make
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    MORRISBURG – Every seat at the South Dundas council table is being contested in the upcoming 2018 municipal election. Deadline day was a busy day here in South Dundas with three people filing nomination documents just hours before the July 27th 2 ...
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  • Two school board trustee elections - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Two school board trustee elections
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    SOUTH DUNDAS – Voters in South Dundas will have a pair of races on their October 22nd ballot for school board trustee. For the English-Public school trustee serving Dundas County, incumbent Jeremy Armer will face off against challenger Larry Berry.
  • Editorial: Chase leads to issues - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Editorial: Chase leads to issues
    The Morrisburg Leader
    As reported this week, a police chase took place in Morrisburg between SDG OPP officers and a 17-year old male July 24th. There are two key issues with this chase and arrest that are causes for alarm. The first issue is that a chase occurred at all.
  • Pioneers repeat championship - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Pioneers repeat championship
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    CORNWALL – A comeback in the bottom of the sixth and final inning had the Williamsburg Pioneers defeat the Cornwall River Rats 3-2 to take the Division 7 Junior-Senior league championship July 29th in Cornwall. The Pioneers had a rocky start in the ...
  • Neil Simon classic Plaza Suite opens at the Playhouse - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Neil Simon classic Plaza Suite opens at the Playhouse
    The Morrisburg Leader
    MORRISBURG – Director Jesse Collins loves the works of playwright Neil Simon. A noted actor/director/playwright (he is the author of the Playhouse smash hit Dean & Jerry: What Might Have Been) Collins has a rich history with the plays of the Tony and ...
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  • Stanley Bailey - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Stanley Bailey
    The Morrisburg Leader
    At the Ottawa General Hospital on Sunday, July 29, 2018, Stanley “Tommy” Bailey of Iroquois, age 82. Beloved son of the late William and Mabel Bailey (nee Parks). Dear brother of Lorne Bailey of Calgary, Harold Bailey of Iroquois, Muriel “Dodi” Tylosky ...
  • Bruce Wayne Freer - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Bruce Wayne Freer
    The Morrisburg Leader
    Peacefully at the Cornwall Hospice on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Bruce Freer of Morrisburg at the age of 85. Loving companion of Marie Beckstead and loving husband of the late Marlene Ottaway. Dear father of Linda Bowers, Wayne (Debbie), Melanie ...
  • Byron Blue - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Byron Blue
    The Morrisburg Leader
    Suddenly at home on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, Byron Blue of Morrisburg, age 31. Loving husband of Jennifer Blue (nee Julien). Beloved son of Wendy Blue of Iroquois and Byron Blue of Cornwall. Dear brother of Bambi Blue of Gatineau. Brother-in-law of ...
  • Iroquois campground building on hold - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Iroquois campground building on hold
    The Morrisburg Leader
    MORRISBURG – The replacement building for the municipally-owned campground in Iroquois moved another step forward, and one step back, at the July 17th South Dundas council meeting held in Morrisburg. Council voted to approve the agreement in ...
  • Tight lines and big hauls for RBT - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Tight lines and big hauls for RBT
    The Morrisburg Leader
    MORRISBURG – The Renegade Bass Tour's third qualifying tournament was held July 21st in Morrisburg with Kevin Selleck and John Horton winning the day. The team won the qualifier with their 24.86 pound catch for the day. It was the second highest catch ...
  • Connie Markell - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Connie Markell
    The Morrisburg Leader
    Suddenly at home on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, Connie Markell (nee McMonagle) of Morrisburg, age 51. Loving wife of Tracy Markell. Loving mother of Ryan Munroe (Megan) of Morrisburg and Kris Munroe (Caitlin) of Hawkesbury. Stepmother of Meghan ...
  • Plaza Suite starts Aug. 2 at the Upper Canada Playhouse in Morrisburg - Regina Leader-Post

    Plaza Suite starts Aug. 2 at the Upper Canada Playhouse in Morrisburg
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    MORRISBURG — August is a great month to go see a play, such as the Neil Simon's classic comedy Plaza Suite. The Upper Canada Playhouse is bringing this hilarious play to its stage beginning Aug. 2 and running through to Aug. 26. The best thing about ...
  • Charles “Chuck” Barkley - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Charles “Chuck” Barkley
    The Morrisburg Leader
    Real Estate Agent for 30 years. Suddenly at his cottage on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, Chuck Barkley of Elma, age 62. Loving husband of Gail Barkley (nee Smith). Loving father of Chris (Midori) of Toronto, Stefan (Amalie) of Alliston and Damon (Terra) of ...
  • Tele-phenomenal! rings all the right bells at UCP - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Tele-phenomenal! rings all the right bells at UCP
    The Morrisburg Leader
    Tele-phenomenal! cast takes a bow – Members of the Upper Canada Playhouse senior theatre school, directed by Mary Ellen Viau, played to a big and enthusiastic house on Saturday, July 14, with their production of Tele-Phenomenal! Students were (l-r) ...
  • Byvelds seeks return to office - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Byvelds seeks return to office
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    MORRISBURG – At 9:33 a.m. Monday, former South Dundas mayor Steven Byvelds filed his nomination papers to seek election for mayor. Byvelds is the third candidate to file for mayor the upcoming South Dundas municipal election. Also running are ...and more »
  • Seaway and Iroquois Public principals say goodbye - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Seaway and Iroquois Public principals say goodbye
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    W. Gibb – Leader staff. IROQUOIS – After four years as principal of Seaway District High School, Don Lewis will be leaving in June of 2018 to take on a new job as Safe Schools Equity and Inclusivity System Principal with the Upper Canada District ...
  • Korey Casselman - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Korey Casselman
    The Morrisburg Leader
    At the Winchester District Memorial Hospital on Friday, July 13, 2018, Korey Casselman of Williamsburg, age 47. Loving husband of Brenda Casselman (nee Crowder). Loving father of Brodey and Courtney. Beloved son of Bert Casselman of Williamsburg ...
  • Antonia “Toni” Van Hoof - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Antonia “Toni” Van Hoof
    The Morrisburg Leader
    At the Woodland Villa Nursing Home, Long Sault, on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, Toni Van Hoof (nee Byvelds) of Williamsburg, age 87. Beloved wife of the late Sjaak “Jack” Van Hoof. Loving mother of Francine Melenhorst (Josh) of Winchester, Donald ...
  • Editorial: Getting noticed - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Editorial: Getting noticed
    The Morrisburg Leader
    South Dundas has been drawing some serious attention from those who live outside our borders. The huge bluegrass festival was in June. A major ball tournament, with teams from Toronto and Montreal took place on the diamond in Morrisburg this past ...
  • Surge exit tournament semi-finals - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Surge exit tournament semi-finals
    The Morrisburg Leader
    MORRISBURG – The first of three weekends of the Seaway Surge baseball club's Seaway Shootout tournament took place July 6-8th at ball diamonds in Kemptville, Winchester and Morrisburg. The first week saw teams in the Major Midget and Major Bantam ...
  • South Nation Conservation declares Level I low water condition ... - The Morrisburg Leader

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    South Nation Conservation declares Level I low water condition ...
    The Morrisburg Leader
    As of July 11, 2018, South Nation Conservation has issued a precipitation triggered level I low water condition encompassing SNC's entire jurisdiction.and more »
  • Del Jones ready to run - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Del Jones ready to run
    The Morrisburg Leader
    MORRISBURG – Tuesday, Del Jones announced that he intends to seek election to South Dundas council. Jones told The Leader that he will seek election as councillor. He will file his nomination papers as soon as he gathers the 25 endorsements needed ...
  • If you (re)build it, they will come - The Morrisburg Leader

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    If you (re)build it, they will come
    The Morrisburg Leader
    Morrisburg to host two Seaway Surge tournaments. MORRISBURG – The efforts to rebuild the baseball programs in South Dundas have continued over the past few years. The fruit of that rebuilding has been a renewed interest, more teams, and improved ...
  • Cruise-In for the Cure this weekend - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Cruise-In for the Cure this weekend
    The Morrisburg Leader
    “I'm gonna buy me a Mercury and cruise it up and down the road” – This 1946 Mercury half-ton truck was one of over 30 vehicles on display at the weekly Docksyde Cruise In at the Morrisburg waterfront June 25th. Owned by Pauline and Wally Fisher from ...
  • Hendrika Brunsveld - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Hendrika Brunsveld
    The Morrisburg Leader
    Peacefully at the Hartford Retirement Home in Morrisburg on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, Hendrika Brunsveld (nee Menkhorst), formerly of Newington, age 84. Beloved wife of the late Gerrit “George” Willem Brunsveld. Loving mother of Annette Stuart-Bequette ...
  • Morrisburg: Sign of times gone by - Standard Freeholder

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    Morrisburg: Sign of times gone by
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    Local historian John Gleed explains the sign he created showing where the old flooded parts of Morrisburg are underwater after the sign's unveiling on Sunday. Alan S. Hale/Cornwall Standard-Freeholder ...
  • Lots to do during the Canada Day long weekend - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Lots to do during the Canada Day long weekend
    The Morrisburg Leader
    SOUTH DUNDAS – There is lots to see and do this Canada Day weekend in the region. In Morrisburg, the festivities run all day starting at 12 noon. There will be a bicycle decorating contest for kids 10 and under; Bingo; A model train, plane and ...
  • The human side of progress - The Morrisburg Leader

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    The human side of progress
    The Morrisburg Leader
    SOUTH DUNDAS – Canada Day this year marks the 60th anniversary of Inundation Day in our region. It was the day that the coffer dam that held back the waters of the mighty St. Lawrence River was be blown, to send a tidal wave of water to fill Lake St.
  • Experience a 'Taste of the Seaway' August 25th - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Experience a 'Taste of the Seaway' August 25th
    The Morrisburg Leader
    MORRISBURG – Wine, beer, and food, the perfect way to wind down the summer season. That is the hope for the Anglican Parish of South Dundas which is hosting their first ever 'Taste of the Seaway' fundraiser at the Stone Crop Acres Winery August 25th.
  • New venture ICE Lolly serves up cool treats for the summer - The Morrisburg Leader

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    New venture ICE Lolly serves up cool treats for the summer
    The Morrisburg Leader
    MORRISBURG – For Morrisburg resident Mark Mossman, nostalgia, curiosity and ice cream go together. He hopes others feel the same. This is why he started a new business, ICE Lolly, a tricycle ice cream and frozen treat cart in Morrisburg. “In the ...
  • Diana Williamson - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Diana Williamson
    The Morrisburg Leader
    Diana Lynn Williamson of Morrisburg passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Ottawa Civic Hospital on Thursday, June 7, 2018. She was in her 66th year. Predeceased by her parents Leontine and Willard Hudson. Beloved mother of Colletta, ...
  • Michael Timlin - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Michael Timlin
    The Morrisburg Leader
    January 9, 1937 – June 6, 2018. Kind, gracious and loving, with a song in his heart and smiling eyes. It is with broken hearts we announce the passing of Michael on June 6, 2018 after a short 3-week battle with mesothelioma which ended at home with his ...
  • Third High Farms biosolids division sold to conglomerate - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Third High Farms biosolids division sold to conglomerate
    The Morrisburg Leader
    IROQUOIS – A large independently-owned South Dundas employer has been sold. Third High Farms announced to employees June 8th that its environmental divisions have been sold to Terrapure Environmental. “Third High Farms was a perfect fit,” said ...
  • Editorial: Point of order - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Editorial: Point of order
    The Morrisburg Leader
    Combined, the members of this South Dundas council have a total of almost 37 years of experience, sitting at a council table and, as a council, working with regulatory bylaws. Yet this group continues to struggle with its own rules of procedure. This ...
  • Mixed results for Pioneers - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Mixed results for Pioneers
    The Morrisburg Leader
    WILLIAMSBURG – After starting the season on a six game winning streak, the Williamsburg Jr/Sr. Pioneers suffered their first loss of the season. The team lost 8-3 to the Cornwall River Rats 2 team in Williamsburg June 4th. Cornwall took a 2-0 lead in ...
  • Beartracks, Dreamcatcher headline at Bluegrass Festival - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Beartracks, Dreamcatcher headline at Bluegrass Festival
    The Morrisburg Leader
    IROQUOIS – There's only one place to be June 14-16: at the Point in Iroquois taking in some of the finest bluegrass music north or south of the border. Organizers of the Galop Canal Bluegrass Festival 2018, are bringing a stellar line-up to the stage ...
  • TSB investigating grounding of chemical tanker near Morrisburg - CBC.ca

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    TSB investigating grounding of chemical tanker near Morrisburg
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    The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is investigating how a chemical tanker ran aground in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Morrisburg, Ont., last week. The incident happened at about 4:10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29. Chemical tanker ship runs ...and more »
  • Rapid rise to Lake St. Lawrence water levels - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Rapid rise to Lake St. Lawrence water levels
    The Morrisburg Leader
    MORRISBURG – The International Joint Commission – St. Lawrence River Board announced Saturday night that there will be a rapid rise of water levels in Lake St. Lawrence over the next couple days. The increase is in response to the ongoing salvage ...
    Rapid water rise planned to dislodge Morrisburg shipCornwall Newswatch
    Tanker freed but Morrisburg boat show continues as Chem Norma sits at a
  • Tanker still stuck 'like a boot in mud' in seaway at Morrisburg - Ottawa Citizen

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    Tanker still stuck 'like a boot in mud' in seaway at Morrisburg
    Ottawa Citizen
    The Chem Norma remained stuck “like a boot in mud” Thursday, two days after she ran aground on the St. Lawrence Seaway at Morrisburg. The efforts of the tugs Ocean K. Rusby and Ocean Pierre Julien Wednesday weren't enough to free her. Officials have ...
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  • Tanker runs aground in St. Lawrence at Morrisburg - Ottawa Citizen

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    Tanker runs aground in St. Lawrence at Morrisburg
    Ottawa Citizen
    A 145-metre tanker ship ran aground early Tuesday morning on the St. Lawrence Seaway, but there was no spill and traffic continued on the busy shipping channel. The Prescott Anchor was the first to report that the Chem Norma, an oil/chemical tanker ...
    Chemical tanker ship runs aground near Morrisburg, Ont.CBC.ca
    Ship out of channel after halting Seaway traffic off MorrisburgOttawaMatters.com
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  • Possible Cornwall strike to affect county services - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Possible Cornwall strike to affect county services
    The Morrisburg Leader
    Update: After this story went to print, talks between CUPE and the city broke down. The union is presently on strike. A release from the paramedic service issued Thursday morning asked for 9-1-1 to be used for essential calls only. Ambulance service ...and more »
  • McDonell seeks respectful government with third term - The Morrisburg Leader

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    McDonell seeks respectful government with third term
    The Morrisburg Leader
    SOUTH DUNDAS – Seeking his third term as MPP for Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry, Jim McDonell is on the road looking for support across the riding. “I'm on the road going everywhere,” McDonell told The Leader. “There's a lot of miles in this election.”.
  • Editorial: The best laid plans? - The Morrisburg Leader

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    Editorial: The best laid plans?
    The Morrisburg Leader
    Government spending and election promises are fickle things. Before the election began, Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford pledged that he would find four cents of savings for every dollar the government spends. Once the writ dropped, he offered ...and more »