Friday, March 23, 2018


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MP Larry Miller: Holding the Government to Account


I am completely dismayed and disappointed in the way that our Prime Minister and Finance Minister are attacking hard-working small business owners, farmers, young workers, physicians, and just about every Canadian taxpayer. The mismanagement of so many files by this Government is simply unacceptable and they must be held accountable.

It is impossible to believe anything that Trudeau and Morneau would have Canadians believe nowadays. Let’s take a look at their track record. In the 2015 election the Liberals made a total of 226 promises. Of these promises, only 58 have been achieved. That works out to a roughly 25% success rate when they are more than halfway through their mandate. This means that 75% of what they have promised, they have simply not delivered on. On top of this, 36 promises have already been broken (including electoral reform, running short-term deficits of $10 billion for only two fiscal years, investing $3 billion for home care services and palliative care – the list goes on).

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Another Successful Year of Sunday Evening Concerts For Friends of the Library


The summer concert series organized by the Friends of the Meaford Library once again had a very successful season at the Meaford Rotary Harbour Pavilion. It was another great series of concerts held every Sunday evening.

This was the 19th year for the concert series and it is one of the major fund-raisers for the Friends of the Library. As always, the Friends attempted to bring you many of your favourites as well as a smattering of new faces. The concerts started at 7 p.m. and went as long as the performers were willing to entertain - remembering of course that all of them donated their time and talents to put on these concerts. The Friends are very, very grateful for the generosity of all these wonderful people.

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Recycling Tips


Some additional information in response to a recent letter about blue box recycling in Meaford:

a. The Municipality of Meaford’s Blue Bin film plastic is definitely baled and sent to a company in the States for recycling.

b. When one ties off the clear plastic bag loaded with film plastic, use the bag ends themselves for the tying.

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