News from around St. Marys.

“Pink in the Rink” tonight at Lincolns’ game

Fans encouraged to wear pink and support Canadian Cancer Society By Stewart Grant October is breast cancer awareness month.    The St. Marys Lincolns are hosting a “Pink in the Rink” night this evening at the PRC, with all fans in attendance encouraged to wear something pink to the game. The Lincolns will don special…

Federal government responds to pressure on tax changes

By Mark Wales, Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture The federal government got an earful about its proposed tax changes that would have devastating impacts on incorporated farm businesses in Canada. It appears they have listened as Finance Minister Bill Morneau has now announced a reduction in small business tax rates, as well as the abandonment…

Size matters not!

Iceland in, USA out of soccer’s World Cup By Stewart Grant One of the greatest spectacles in sport is soccer’s World Cup, which is held once every four years, with the next edition coming up next year in Russia. On Monday, Iceland celebrated its first-ever qualification for the World Cup by finishing in first place…

Lincolns enter the win column in Chatham

Mutter playing tonight, Bancroft joins team By Stewart Grant After losing some close one-goal games and then with the prospect of facing tough opponents Leamington, Chatham and LaSalle this past week, there were definitely some uneasy feelings in LincolnLand. Therefore the team’s 2-1 win in Chatham on Sunday night was huge for the green-and-white. With…

March for Warriors

Fawcett Tractor Supply partnered with Bob’s Fitness this year for the 4th annual March for Warriors which raises awareness and funds for Wounded Warriors of Canada. Pictured above are the March for Warriors team who were very pleased with the results. Approximately 50 people participated in the event and raised $3,000.00. Photo courtesy of Liz…

2016 Census of Agriculture statistics released

By Stewart Grant Throughout the year, Statistics Canada has gradually been releasing additional sets of data collected from the 2016 Census. Recently, summary data concerning the 2016 Census of Agriculture was released. In the five years since the prior Census, the total number of farms in Canada have decreased by 5.9%, which is actually the…