A Mobile Crisis Rapid Response Team (MCRRT) is set to be introduced in Haldimand in April. The program partners a uniformed police officer with an experienced mental health professional to respond to 911 calls. For full story see Feb. 9 Haldimand Press.
The Dunnville Hunters and Anglers requested that Council approve gun hunting on Sundays in December. Council requested that staff follow up with a report. The Press spoke to Council to see what response they ve seen so far from residents.
The 2017 tax-supported capital expenditures for Haldimand County have been approved for $22,132,110 with an additional $146,906,650 approved in principle up to 2026. See the full story in the Jan. 26 Haldimand Press.
After being rejected by her mother at birth and minutes away from dying, a miniature horse taken in at Whispering Hearts Horse Rescue, is recovering and gaining strength with time. See the Jan. 5 Haldimand Press for the story and more photos.
Madison Domjancic, aged 12, raised over $10,000 for Live Different through her WE Can Live Different campaign to keep Benjamin Cole Brown s legacy alive. She is shown (centre) with the Live Different team. See full story in the Jan. 12 Haldimand Press.
Haldimand food banks often see an upsurge in donations during the holiday season, however January is a tough time as they enter one of their busiest times of year, client-wise. See the full story in the Jan. 12 Haldimand Press.
One year ago the first Bridges Out Of Poverty workshop took place bringing together over 200 residents, politicians and healthcare providers to learn about the effects of poverty and mental health on the community. See the update in the Jan. 12 Press.
This year s first serious wave of flu has now peaked and is expected to peak again in about four to six weeks, says Haldimand Norfolk s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Malcolm Lock.
See the full story in the Jan. 26 Haldimand Press.
Karen General, Manager of Corporate Services at Haldimand County, announced during a recent meeting that the sale of Haldimand Hydro to Hydro One earned a $34 million profit, helping to double the County s reserves.
Residents will no longer have to travel outside of Jarvis for their daily dose of Tim s.
A Tim Hortons is set to open by the end of February on Main Street North in Jarvis. See full story in the Jan. 19 Haldimand Press.
2017 marks the 150th birthday of Canada. As we kick off the year we believe it is important to remember and reflect on our past and recognize how far Canada has come as a nation. See the Jan. 5 Haldimand Press for the first weekly Canada 150 page.
When Ethan McPherson, 13, who has brain cancer, was asked what the support of his teammates means to him, he said, They make sure I feel like part of the team. I love basketball and can t wait until I can play again. It is really nice to know they care.
Hannah Ross recently received $150 from the RBC bank in Hagserville to make a positive impact in her community. She managed to raise a total of $1,785 and decided to Be A Santa To A Senior to residents at Anson Place. See more photos in the Dec. 22 Press.
Bedrock Industries has come to an agreement to take over and restructure Stelco, which would include saving penions and post-employment benefits for retirees, but it isn t finalized yet. For the full story see the December 15 Haldimand Press.