Headliners - October 23, 2014

Allan Thompson was surrounded by his daughter Julia, son James and wife Anne as he made his victory address at the Royal Ambassador Event Centre Monday night.
Photo by Bill Rea

Thompson in as mayor

By Bill Rea Allan Thompson will be the seventh mayor of the Town of Caledon. Thompson, 53, collected 7,822 votes in Monday’s municipal election, according to figures (still unofficial) released by the Town. That was good for 48.48 per cent ...

50 years of outdoor learning marked at Albion Hills Field Centre

By Bill Rea Over the last 50 years, a lot of lives have been touched by both Albion Hills Conservation Area and the Albion Hills ...

Hydrogen as a fuel source is safe

By Patti Foley and Rob Mezzapelli Caledon Councillors We would like to address the topic of hydrogen fuel cells following articles this week in the ...

Hydrogen pilot project at Canadian Tire suspended

By Bill Rea A story appearing in Tuesday’s Toronto Star caught the attention of those involved in the Canadian Tire controversy in Bolton. The story, ...

Man killed on Shaw’s Creek Road

A 62-year-old Caledon man was killed early Saturday morning after an incident on Shaw’s Creek Road. Caledon OPP reports Kenneth Carr was apparently walking on ...

Jones presents Badlands petition to legislature at Queen’s Park

The fight against the proposed parking lot near the Cheltenham Badlands gained some more momentum Monday. Dufferin-Caledon MPP Sylvia Jones presented a petition to the Legislature ...

Scary time coming to Frightapalooza

Just in time for Halloween, Alton Mill Arts Centre will be hosting Frightapalooza this coming Sunday (Oct. 26). It will run from 11 a.m. to ...

OMT’s fourth Rocky Horror Show coming

By Constance Scrafield Every year, the executive of Orangeville Music Theatre (OMT) wonder if they will do the Rocky Horror Show again. Then, they remember ...

Setting the record straight on Caledon Day

A commentary by Allan Thompson Did Caledon spend $42,000 on Caledon Day? No. But I have heard the comments and criticism during the election about ...

Zombie Apocalypse at ‘Terror’ Cotta

Experience Halloween like never before. Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) dares everyone to come out to the Zombie Apocalypse at “Terror” Cotta Conservation Area’s Haunted Forest. ...

Chamber Concert series begins new season

Caledon Chamber Concerts opens its 2014-2015 season Oct. 25 with a concert by the Western Collective. This ensemble comprises Sharon Wei on viola, Jana Starling ...

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Peel marks October as Child Abuse Prevention Month

October is Child Abuse Prevention Month. It is a time to come together and spread awareness that keeping children safe is everyone’s responsibility. This month ...

Join top athletes at the Peel 5K Run, Walk and Roll

Peel Region will be hosting its fifth annual 5K Run, Walk and Roll this Saturday (Oct. 25) in support of the United Way. Join Paralympian ...

Santa Claus is coming to town

Santa Claus is on his way to Bolton, and the local Kinsmen Club will hosting him Dec. 6. The annual Kinsmen Christmas Parade will start ...

Saturday was Apple Day for the various Scout organizations in Caledon. Scouts, Cubs and Beavers were outside various establishments in town in this annual fundraiser. Mark Prier of the 1st Caledon East Scouts was accompanying his sons Bryce, 6, Tyson, 10, and Kyle, 12, as they made an Apple Day sale to Gerry Byle of Caledon East.

Scouts were selling apples all over town

Students being recruited for Pan/Parapan Am Games security

Students in police foundations and security management programs are being recruited and trained for security roles at the 2015 Toronto Pan/Parapan Am Games as part ...

Jones wonders why different standards for truck driver licences

By Bill Rea A Toronto Star article last week, about the standard of training truck drivers in Ontario has a lot of people concerned, including ...

Dufferin-Peel board to hold information meetings for French Immersion

It’s time to think about French Immersion. The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board will hold a series of public information meetings in Mississauga and Brampton ...

Caledon’s advanced polls have been busy

The first two advanced polls in Caledon have led to strong voter turnout. A total of 1,634, or 3.52 per cent of eligible voters, have ...

PAMA is going to be in style with fashions this fall

This fall, the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is the destination for uncovering the historical and cultural side of fashion. With workshops, talks ...

Caledon Chamber of Commerce says businesses are concerned about Ontario pension plan

The Caledon Chamber of Commerce is concerned that Ontario’s proposed pension plan will negatively impact economic competitiveness and job creation in Caledon. The Chamber is ...

Sports

Bonaldi leads Hawks past Erin, continues incredible scoring pace

By Jake Courtepatte By Jake Courtepatte The Junior C Caledon Golden Hawks have been hot and cold this GMOHL season, and they continued their unbalanced ...

ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE SUPPORTS CCS
It wasn’t just adults taking part in the recent Ice Bucket Challenge. Members of he Caledon Hawksadam AE hockey team took the challenge and raised $250 in the process for Caledon Community Services (CCS). Coach Mark Milton was at the CCS offices last Thursday with players Connor Patterson, Markus Milton, Cole Czar and Braden Travers to present the cheque to CCS Fundraising Assistant Nicole Dumanski.
Photo by Bill Rea

ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE SUPPORTS CCS

DQ Athletes of the Week — October 23, 2014

Rutherford alone at the top in men’s hockey

Jack Gibson and Dan Labine put Fines Ford Lincoln in the driver’s seat for the first time this season in Caledon Senior Hockey League action. ...

Robert F. Hall sports round up — Girls’ varsity flag football team blank Mayfield Mavericks

By Gabi Best With Hall’s fall sports season in full swing, last week was jam-packed with exciting games. The varsity girls’ field hockey team had ...

Golden Hawks comeback attempt thwarted by late game winner

By Jake Courtepatte After a busy schedule the week before, the Junior C Caledon Golden Hawks were left with only one game on the docket ...

DQ Athletes of the Week — October 16, 2014

Bolton Wanderers U16 girls win HEADS Cup

Congratulations to the Bolton Wanderers U16 Girls’ team. They ended their 2014 soccer season by winning the Hillsburgh Erin and District Soccer (HEADS) tournament. Over ...

Alton’s Bob Knuckey tops for his age in ironman

Bob Knuckey, 66, of Alton, captured the world championship in the male 65-69 age group at the 2014 Subaru Ironman 70.3 World Championship triathlon in ...

Caledon soccer season wraps up

The Caledon Soccer Club capped off the 2014 season with its annual Cup Day Tournament and barbecue Sept. 6 in Caledon East. It was a ...

911 News

INFORMATION FOR FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

OPP joined Canadian policing partners for Operation Impact

The “Big Four” were contributing factors in 168 of the 216 road deaths investigated by the OPP this year (2014). OPP stated the “Big Four” refers ...

Storage units broken into

Caledon OPP are looking for those responsible for a break-in at a business on Heritage Road Sept. 19. Police report a wooden fence was damaged ...

Man killed on Shaw’s Creek Road

A 62-year-old Caledon man was killed early Saturday morning after an incident on Shaw’s Creek Road. Caledon OPP reports Kenneth Carr was apparently walking on ...

Police warn trespassers to stay off train tracks

Trespassing on railway property is both dangerous and against the law. Caledon OPP is pointing out that while railway property may appear to present convenient routes ...

Fire Prevention Week marked in Bolton

Couple facing several charges

Caledon OPP reports a 39-year-old Caledon woman is facing a number of charges stemming from an incident Oct. 3 a food store in Bolton. Police ...

Drinking, driving charge laid

A 37-year-old Caledon man was charged with having more than the legal limit of alcohol in his system Sept. 29 after Caledon OPP officers became ...

Motorcyclist charged with excessive speed

One man has been charged after Caledon OPP spotted two motorcycles going more than 200 km-h Sept. 26. Police report officers were on stationary patrol ...

Caledon man facing several charges

An 18-year-old Caledon resident is facing a lot of charges after a Sept. 16 incident on Airport Road. Caledon OPP reports officers spotted a white ...

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