The motion passed at the September 30 Planning and Development Committee meeting that would have staff take all the necessary steps to amend Clarington’s Official Plan when it comes to environmentally protected areas was referred to the next P&D Committee meeting on October 22.
Darryl Kerswell is grinning ear to ear. He and his wife Lisa survived the lengthy application process to secure a permit to become designated as an LCBO Convenience Outlet, as a much-needed service provider for the Newtonville community.
At the September 26 Fall Flower and Vegetable Show, Carol Bailey (L) won most points for Specimen Cut Flowers and Best Design, Cor Mostert won Judges Choice for his vegetable presentation and Liz Rankin-Reid won Best Potted Plant.
Mark your calendar, Battle of the Apps for Hospice is only two weeks away.
Taking place at the Beech Centre in Bowmanville on Wednesday, October 23, perfectly timed from 5:30-9:00 p.m. Stop in after work and taste some of Clarington’s creative cuisine and drinks in a casual atmosphere. Local farmers and food producers are supporting those establishments that have committed to the event.
Mallory MacDonald is passionate about helping people. At one time she wanted to be a doctor but ended up becoming an R.N., practising in the rural areas where she had a different hands-on experience than a city nurse would.
Climate Change is a huge focus for the Green Party. Jeff Wheeldon, Green Party Candidate for Northumberland-Peterborough South Federal Riding says “Emissions targets are the first step. If you have the wrong target it doesn’t matter if you hit it.”
Anglican United Refugee Alliance is a Canadian charitable organization assisting in the sponsorship and resettlement of refugees since 1985, by providing support and expertise to groups involved in refugee sponsorship. The group represent the Anglican Diocese of Toronto and support the Toronto Conference of the United Church of Canada as a Sponsorship Agreement Holder with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
Bryan and Amanda Bickell join their daughters Kinslee and Makayla (with the bow) as they paint pumpkins in the Newcastle Community Hall on Saturday during the Harvest Festival. Pumpkin painting was courtesy of The Art Room.
Denise Cochrane founder of the dog rescue organization Flights of Hope helping homeless dogs fly to the safety of rescue.
Jean Graham with Gabe, 12 months old. Gabe will go to “University” at the end of the month to learn how to be a Service Dog. Graham started the local foster puppy program for service dogs 25 years ago.
Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Conservative Party (centre) and Philip Lawrence, federal candidate for the Northumberland-Peterborough South riding spoke with residents during the festivities.