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Essex County Farmers Left Out Of Process

(TORONTO, ON) – During question period Tuesday, the Ontario NDP’s agriculture and food critic, John Vanthof, called on premier Kathleen Wynne to stop jeopardizing the…

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Distillers Praise Ontario Government

(WINDSOR, ON) – Spirits Ontario, whose members distill spirts in the province, is praising a new program announced by the Ontario Government. Windsor’s famed Hiram…

The West Montrose "kissing Bridge" is seen in this file photo from 13 November 2010.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Poll Supports Securing Water Sources

(ELORA, ON) – Two-thirds of Ontarians want Nestlé to sell its Elora well to the Township of Centre Wellington. These are the findings of a…

The Thames River.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Working To Reduce Algae Blooms

(CHATHAM, ON) – The Thames River’s connection to algae in the Great Lakes is sparking local action. Around Lake Erie, work continues to solve the…


Chambers Engage In Essex Ag-Info Sessions

(WINDSOR, ON) – Members of the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce will be touring Essex County and meeting with…

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Kingsville Company Fined $1.5 Million

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – Two directors of a Kingsville company have plead guilty to eight counts of contravening the Food and Drug Act,…


Highline Sold To Fyffes Of Ireland

By Ian Shalapata (LEAMINGTON, ON) – Leamington-based Highline Produce has been acquired by Irish importer and distributor of tropical produce Fyffes. The Irish company, headquartered…

An artist's rendering of the North 42 Winery expansion project.Contributed image.

Expansion Approved For North 42 Winery

(COLCHESTER, ON) – North 42 Degrees Estate Winery has announced that the Town of Essex has approved the site plan for a $1 million expansion….