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A long tradition of newspapering

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  • 1975-06-25

"Stewart Scott McKenzie, a man who was a strong and active force in Bradford for more than 35 years as a politician and publisher for the Bradford Witness and South Simcoe News, died last week in York County Hospital in Newmarket, last Thursday fo...

Bradford Witness

A portrait of Joe

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  • 1977-09-14

"The mayor of all the people in Bradford for many years, Joe Magani (left) has received a great deal of well-deserved tribute for contributions. The latest is a photo portrait donated by the Chamber of Commerce, represented by president John Gaus ...

George Jackson

Art Evans Campaign Photo

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  • c. 1960

Photograph of Art and Audrey Evans with their children. The photograph is found on the front side of a campaign card for Art Evans. Evans was running for a seat as an MPP. (L-R) Cathy, Art, Audrey, Robin, Donald and John.

Barbara Verney

Art Evans cuts ribbon

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"Arthur Evans of Bradford, former Simcoe Centre MPP, was among the dignitaries at the official opening of the new Simcoe County courthouse in Barrie last Friday. Mr. Evans who represented Simcoe Centre for 16 years, was joined in the plaque unveil...

Bradford Witness

Art Evans is returned for PCs

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  • 1975-09-24

"A different type of campaign relying on door-to-door canvassing paid off for D. Arthur Evans last Thursday when he was returned to the Ontario Legislature. Mr. Evans, the Conservative incumbent, led New Democratic candidate Paul Wessenger by 1,93...

Bradford Witness

Arthur Evans appointed

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  • 1970

"Arthur Evans, retired MPP for Simcoe Centre, has been appointed as investment counsellor with the Municipal Savings and Loan Corporation in Barrie. The president of the company, Maxwell L. Rotsetin, announced the appointment."

Bradford 41 Years Ago - Politics and Ratepayers

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  • 1904

An 1904 congratulatory article for Robert Stewart, who had been town clerk since 1861. The article also lists Simcoe County's representatives in 1863. Part of the "Bradford 4_ Years Ago" series printed by the Bradford Witness.

Libbie Campbell

Bradford Lawn Bowlers

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  • c. 1913

Photograph of Bradford men: Ed Coombs (Reeve of Bradford), James Webb, T.W.W. Evans and Archie Wright. Lawn bowling balls are resting at their feet on the grass.

Cabinet post eluded Art Evans

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  • 1977-05-18

"Arthur Evans' 17 years in the Ontario legislature-now coming to an end-were not without disappointments. The position of cabinet minister has always eluded the Simcoe Centre MPP, and he frankly feels it was because he supported the loser in the p...

Bradford Witness

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