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Posted On Friday, July 10, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)With the full heat of summer upon us, we’ve now been living with the effects of COVID-19 in our community for 4 months. We’ve been through the initial shutdown, the virus peak, and the gradual steps towards recovery. We’ve had a very low number of cases of the virus locally, and that’s because your determination to wash your hands, practice social distancing, and to stay home as much as possible was effective to keep our families, friends, and neighbours...
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Posted On Friday, July 03, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)As the province settles into phase 2 of recovery, with phase 3 in the works to follow, our world is looking and feeling a little more familiar. The options for how we spend our time and who we spend it with are slowly expanding, with the necessary precautions in place. As our world gets a little bigger once again, it’s important to remember to do what we need to do to protect ourselves and our community.  We know how easy it is to slip into “covid fatigue”...
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Posted On Friday, June 26, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)Canada Day 2020 is truly unlike any other. We will miss the traditional annual celebrations in Meaford, Bognor, and Annan, the mass singing of Oh Canada, the fireworks that light up the night sky. This year of unprecedented change, has brought into sharp focus how much we have to celebrate as Canadians, and perhaps, how much we have taken for granted in the past.
A celebration is in order for the many ways we have changed and grown over the last year. We have adapted to new...

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Posted On Friday, June 19, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)Patience, flexibility, creativity and kindness in abundance has helped us navigate these unprecedented times, and yet to find so much to celebrate including the natural beauty of our community, the thoughtfulness of friends and neighbours, and the robust healthcare system that has guided us along the COVID-19 pandemic trail and is carrying us through to recovery. Many birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and religious ceremonies were put on hold over the last three months, and...
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Posted On Friday, June 12, 2020

Barb Clumpus (2)As the province continues to reopen, the effects of COVID-19 are felt in our everyday lives, and they’re shaping how our community moves forward. Each stage of reopening comes with a welcome list of services that can get back online, and along with that, the necessary precautions and cleaning procedures that must still be in place to operate safely. Our municipality and local businesses will follow these new rules, to protect customers, our residents, and staff while we...
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