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Free Government From its Pledge

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  • 1942-04-29

"Local Affirmative Vote One of Highest Percentages in Entire Province The people of Canada have spoken. The Government of Canada is freed from any previous commitments to act in the best interests of Canada. By an overwhelming majority the people ...

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Freedom to Act, Symbol Of Democratic Gov't

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  • 1942-04-22

"Hon. Earl Rowe Expresses Views at Shelburne Plebiscite Meeting Over confidence has lost many a battle. The greatest danger that Monday's Plebiscite vote will not register a most emphatic "Yes" is possibly that so many appear absolutely confident ...

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Hon. Earl Rowe Pleads to Electors for Strong 'Yes' Vote on Plebiscite

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  • 1942-04-29

"To the Electors of Dufferin-Simcoe: As your representative in the House of Commons, I did oppose the principle of a Plebiscite. Howevee, our government has asked for an expression of public opinion and, under our democratic system of government, ...

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Letter from the Front - Laurie Melbourne

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  • 1944-06-14

"News From home Appreciated Most By Boys May 25, 1944 Dear Mr. McKenzie: My first copies of The Bradford Witness arrived a few days ago and I can assure you it was indeed a pleasure to read news of the old town. My mail has been coming through exc...

Laurie Melbourne

Looking Back Over the Century - Auld Kirk

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  • 1967-07-12

"On Sunday, July 23rd, 1967, the Auld Kirk in Scotch Settlement will hold a centennial service. This church, for many years has been closed but on that day memories will be revived by the old and the not-so-old as they greet one another and talk a...

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Newton Robinson's Centennial Celebration Successful Community Effort

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  • 1967-10-18

"At 2 p.m., on Saturday, October 7, a weekend which will long be remembered, began for the residents of Newton Robinson and the Newton Robinson community, when friends of former years came to celebrate the village's Pioneer Family Days. The activi...

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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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