News from around St. Marys.

Liberal Party holds biennial convention in Winnipeg

By Stephanie Egelton From May 26-28 the first gathering of Liberals from all across Canada since the election of Justin Trudeau in October was held in Winnipeg. Trudeau’s Liberals won a Majority Government, improving from third party status with 34 seats to 184. The first order of business for delegates at the convention (besides standing…

Conservative leadership candidate Bernier calls dairy and poultry supply management “a cartel”

In an announcement Tuesday in Ottawa, Quebec MP and Conservative party leadership candidate Maxime Bernier declared his opposition to the practice of controlling prices in Canada’s dairy and poultry industries, also known as supply management. In the speech, delivered in English and French and posted to his personal Facebook page, Bernier acknowledged that he formerly…

Perth OPP has new sergeant

The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment Commander, Inspector Rob Scott is pleased to announce the appointment of Sergeant Scott Lobb as a platoon Sergeant at the Perth County OPP. “Sergeant Lobb brings with him many years and types of policing experience which made him the right candidate for the position,” Inspector Scott said.…

Rusty Spring Roundup

It was a great weekend for tennis in St. Marys. Rescheduling the St. Marys Social Tennis Club’s doubles tourney proved to be a good idea, as almost everyone was able to make the new date, and the weather could not have been better. The tennis was pretty darn good too. Thirteen teams entered, with many…