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Farmers on the warpath

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  • 1977

"About 50 Holland Marsh farmers are suing the Townships of West Gwillimbury and King, claiming damage to crops in August because of flooding. The farmers served notice of their intentions through their lawyers last month, saying the two municipali...

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Disasters

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Contains news clippings and articles on various disastrous events of Bradford West Gwillimbury; includes fires, Hurricane Hazel, drownings, explosion, train wrecks

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Five Drown in Branch of Boyne Near Beeton

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  • 1954-10-20

"The branch of the Boyne River which crosses the road into Beeton, west of No. 27 Highway, was, like all other streams of the district, swollen to danger proportions last Friday night and at this point a terrific toll in lives was taken. Five bodi...

Bradford Witness

Hurricane Hazel - Bradford Witness

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  • 1954-10-20

Front page of the first Bradford Witness paper after the Holland Marsh flood due to Hurricane Hazel on October 15, 1954. See Related Descriptions below for individual stories of this edition.

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Flood Notes

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  • 1954-10-20

Notices about the flooded marshland

Bradford Witness

Ontario Premier Frost Pays Second Visit to Bradford

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  • 1954-10-20

"After visiting the scene of the marshland flood here on Monday, attending an organization meeting and promising $100,00 to start the work of clearing and rebuilding, the Premier returned again yesterday, this time accompanied by Ontario Minister ...

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Ontario Premier Authorizes $100,000 Credit for Marsh

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  • 1954-10-20

"Immediate credit, to the extent of $100,000 by the Provincial Government, was promised by Premier Leslie Frost within a matter of minutes after his arrival by car to attend a meeting with the Holland Marsh Emergency Relief Committee, held in the ...

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Holland Marsh Flood Relief Fund/ Hurricane Relief Fund Makes First Contribution

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  • 1954-10-20

Two separate articles on the topic of flood relief funds. "Holland Marsh Flood Relief Fund On Sunday a Holland Marsh Flood relief Fund was organized, with "Brad" Walker as chairman. Money is needed immediately. Many of the flood refugees are homel...

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Holland Marsh Emergency Relief Committee Formed

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  • 1954-10-20

This article lists the members of the Emergency Relief Committee for the Holland Marsh Flood due to Hurricane Hazel.

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