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King Township Man Drowned In Canal

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  • 1967-04-19

"George Murray Gillam, 29, of R.R. 3 King, was drowned in the canal, Holland Marsh, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Werner Ploder, son of Mr. A. Ploder, Holland Marsh, was returning home around 1:50 a.m. when tat the bridge, located at the...

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Man Finds Work, is Drowned in Canal

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  • 1936-06-17

"Had Come from Toronto Thursday - Went Bathing After Day's Work Mushaelo (Michael) Bohoniuk, 25-year-old Ukrainian, of 70 Runnymede Rd., Toronto, was drowned in the Holland Marsh irrigation cala, at a point where the canal skirts the rear of Mr. ...

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Near Tragedy at West Gwillimbury Bridge

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  • 1954-10-20

"The washed out bridge on Concession 14, West Gwillimbury, might have claimed the lives of two brothers, Eddie and Paul Renald. Going to the store at Fennells for groceries their car plunged into the swollen stream at the washout and was carried a...

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Attention / Tractor Rehabilitation

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  • 1954-10-20

Two articles on health and safety of residents affected by the Hurricane Hazel flood. The crops are considered condemned because of their submersion, and advice on fixing your own submerged tractor.

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Notice to Flood Area Residents: Warning

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  • 1954-10-20

Notice article on health and safety recommendations of flood affected areas due to Hurricane Hazel.

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Roads Closed As Result of Floods

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  • 1954-10-20

"A Department of Highways bulletin announced the following highways closed as a result of the flood in this area: ..."

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Notice to Owners

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  • 1954-10-20

Two 'notice' articles for home owners and helpers of flood relief. "Notice to Owners of Dishes at Town Hall All who have sent pots, pans and dishes to the town hall with food are requested to call at the town hall as soon as possible and pick up t...

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Trailer Town to be Established Here

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  • 1954-10-20

"To help solve the housing problem for the thousand or more people made homeless by the flood a trailer town is being planned. Bradford Rotary Club members are in charge of this project and the objective is 100 trailer cabins to be located on the ...

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