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Legion's Remembrance Day Plans Altered Due to COVID-19


This is an open letter to the residents of Meaford. As we all know the Royal Canadian Legion has long been recognized as the keepers of Remembrance in this country. The Global pandemic notwithstanding, this is still the case.

The Meaford branch of the Legion#32 has been discussing how we can accomplish the task of continuing our tradition of paying homage to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice to maintain our way of life. As has been quoted at the National Level, “the importance of a live ceremony honouring our Veterans and their sacrifices is considered paramount by the Legion, especially during the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.” This being said, the following has been decided to accomplish the aforementioned homage that they so richly deserve.

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Save Georgian Bay Member Responds to Editor's Rant

Dear Editor,

I am a proud member of Save Georgian Bay. I am the Lead for the Public Outreach Team. My role is to connect with and inform the community of TC Energy's proposal to build a 1000 megawatt Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Plant at the Military base. I became aware of this proposal in Sept 2019. At that time I came to learn that very few people in the Municipality even knew of this. After weeks of research and speaking with team professionals from SGB I too took a stance to oppose this proposal.

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Reader: More Questions for TC Energy Which Must be Answered


In a very recent edition of The Meaford Independent, TC Energy offered responses to a number of questions posed by readers and residents. To date, they have refused to answer the questions listed below, I suspect because if accurately answered, these responses would not support TC Energy's claims that their proposed pumped storage facility will “reduce global warming” and “Turn a 100% loss into a 75% Gain”.

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