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Port Dover celebrated birth of Canada on July 1st, 1867

  Port Dover Maple Leaf presents a two-part feature on the celebrations of Canada Day in Port Dover since 1867. Part one in the June 24th issue tells of the events from 1867 to 1940. Part two in the June 30th issue remembers the holiday celebrations from 1950 to the present. See the full issue […]

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‘Quietly Canadian in Port Dover’ program on July 1st, 2020

For full details on all plans, see “Quietly Canadian in Port Dover” Facebook page or email QuietlyCanadian2020@gmail.com Kids’ Colouring Contest Three age categories: 5 & under; 6 to 8 years old; 9 to 12 years old. Templates available in last week’s Maple Leaf, at Stoney’s Home Hardware or online through “Quietly Canadian in Port Dover” […]

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Rebekahs end mobility and medical equipment loan program

  By Donna McMillan FOR close to 100 years, the Rebekah Lodge in Port Dover has helped local residents with everything from wheelchairs and walkers to canes and raised toilet seats following hospitalization, injuries or long- term care admittance. The charitable organization, which was founded in Port Dover in 1914, will be ending this Mobility […]

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15-minute downtown parking spaces coming

  By David Judd COUNTY council plans to do something about Port Dover’s downtown parking problem. For years, people have complained about lack of parking, especially during the busy tourist months from May to September. Council is not adding parking spaces. But it wants existing spaces to turn over more quickly. This summer up to […]

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Port Dover Lions t-shirt & button fundraisers

  PORT Dover Lions Club has created a 2020 commemorative tee shirt featuring the lighthouse and a fishing tug with the words “Port Dover 2020”. The bright red shirt is a fundraiser for the local service club. The tee can be purchased on the Port Dover Lions Facebook page or during the Port Dover Market […]

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Expanded access to COVID-19 testing in Haldimand and Norfolk

  TESTING for COVID-19 in Haldimand and Norfolk has been expanded to include anyone concerned that they may have been exposed to the virus, even if they don’t have symptoms. Appointments for testing will be required in order to minimize delays at the testing sites and reduce the chance of attendees infecting each other. To […]

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Lynn Valley Trail Assn. reminds users of new regulations for safety

  DAVE Challen, President of the Lynn Valley Trail Association recently issued an update on the popular local trail. The Medical Officer of Health directed the reopening of trails in Norfolk County on May 2nd for use by local residents. Social or physical distancing protocols are to be observed. At that time parking lots remained […]

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How high schools teens manage #CovidLife

  By Logan Smout SCS Student Reporter ALMOST as abundant as non-stop health-related warnings and updates, people’s daily #CovidLife updates are flooding the media, especially online. Many tend to be from celebrities, politicians, and other privileged personalities who aren’t likely as affected as most of the rest of us by you-know-what. So, how IS life […]

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