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May postpone planned tour by Diefenbaker

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  • 1976-10-13

"John Diefenbaker's scheduled October 15 tour of York Region may be temporarily postponed due to the sudden illness of Mrs. Diefenbaker, The Witness learned yesterday. Mr. Diefenbaker had been scheduled to address a dinner in Nobleton, and visit t...

George Jackson

McClocklin, James P.

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  • 1964-05-20

"Drum Major James P. McClocklin, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.S. McClocklin, of Bradford, leads St. Andrew's College (Aurora) HIghland Cadet Corps (affiliated with the 48th Highlanders of Canada) in the 60th annual inspection by Brigadier T.G. Gibson, O....

Bradford Witness

Military Training Camp

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A military training camp in Newmarket during the Second World War where recruits gathered for the first stage of their training before heading overseas.

Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library

Non Smokers

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  • 1975

"Last Monday was Canadian Hospital Day. York County Hospital in Newmarket marked the day with a campaign to discourage smoking. As part of the campaign, pamphlets were handed out and posters were placed around the building. Left is Dr. Norman Mort...

Starting again at 80

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  • 1977-06

"Eighty years old and almost blind, Alfred Tout of Newmarket is launching a business that he hopes will bring him enough money to buy a house. Alfred has turned his life-long hobby, weaving bamboo furniture, into a full-time job so he can get out ...

Bradford Topic Weekly

Stickwood homestead gets $300,000

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"The Stickwood Walker heritage farmstead is about to salute the past. At a cost of about $300,000, Newmarket council has given the go-ahead to transform 3.5-acre homestead on Mulock Drive into a meeting place for quilting, embroidery and tea parti...

Joan Ransberry