Saturday, June 3, 2023

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MPP Walker Wants Action on Declining Water Levels

Staff Local MPP Bill Walker is seeking answers from the Liberal government over the impact of the declining water levels in the Great Lakes. He...

Busy Canada Day Weekend For OPP

OPP Release It was a busy weekend for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as they carried out their Canada Day Long Weekend enforcement and education...

Driver Found Passed Out Behind Wheel

OPP Release On Friday, June 28, at approximately 2:48 a.m., a Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer observed a parked vehicle on the south...

A Ward System is Ideal For Meaford

By Stephen Vance, Editor Lost in the discussion of a request at the June 24 meeting of council for municipal staff to prepare a report...

MPP Walker Says Green Energy Plan Botched From Beginning

Staff The Liberal government’s change of heart about its multi-billion dollar “sweetheart Samsung deal” confirms that the green energy plans have been botched from the...

MPP Walker Pleased Province Scraps Plans to Repeal “Industrial Exception”

Staff Local MPP Bill Walker says pressure from his caucus and industry has forced the Liberal government to scrap plans to repeal a provision that...

Electronic Voting is Right Direction For Meaford

By Stephen Vance, Staff It is no secret that for all levels of government, voter turnout has been on the decline in recent years. In...

MPP Walker Asks Minister to Stop Cutting Physio For Seniors

Staff Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker rose during Tuesday's (June 4) question period to urge the health minister to stop cutting physiotherapy services. “Seniors are afraid...

MPP Walker Wants Energy Project Veto Power For Municipalities

Staff Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker says the only way for the Liberal government to undo the damage that he and his party says has...

Local is What The Meaford Independent is All About

By Stephen Vance, Editor When we first launched the website for The Meaford Independent in November of 2009, the goal was simple – establish a...