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Hot off the press

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH27021
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  • 1975

"The paper you are holding today marks a milestone in the history of The Bradford Witness. It is the first Witness and Scope to come off our brand new King press. Here King field rep. Bill Runnels and Witness pressman Gerard Perrell make a few adj...

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How it used to look

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26993
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  • 1975

"This is the location of the new Bank of Commerce the way it looked in 1915. At this time the bank was named Standard Bank and was located a bit further west. Around 1920, the bank branch moved to the corner of Barrie and Holland Streets. The buil...

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Institute elects year's officers

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26989
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  • 1975

"The Tee-We-Gwill chapter of the Women's Institute held their first meeting with this year's officers last Monday night at the home of Mrs. Barbara Wilcox on Beeton Road. The Women's Institute was originally founded in Ontario to educate women in ...

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It's in!

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 77-PH26843
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  • 1977-05-04

"The road hockey tournament at the community centre was blessed with perfect weather conditions on Saturday. Above, a jubilant Bruce Fallis of the Oilers squad rifles a show past a sprawling Chris Muizelaar of the Nordiques."

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James Bateman Graduate

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26945
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  • 1976

"James Reginald Bateman, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Gordon Bateman of Bradford, received his Master of Business Administration degree from York University in Toronto in early November. He is now employed by IBM in Toronto."

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James Corneau Graduates

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26979
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  • 1975-06-18

"James Robert Corneau received a Honors Degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario. The Bachelor of Arts Degree was conferred on June 4. Mr. and Mrs. A. Corneau attended the ceremony."

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Jim Simone wins trip to Bahamas

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26935
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  • 1976-10-13

"Mr. and Mrs. Jim Simone of RR 2, Newmarket are the lucky winners of a trip of De Peuter Interiors of Bradford. The second annual draw was held in the De Peuter showroom October 2, and the Simones were present, along with several other people to w...

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John Diefenbaker receives a mounted replica of a portion of the press plate

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26940
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  • 1976

"The Right Honorable John Diefenbaker receives a mounted replica of a portion of the press plate used in printing his article "My First Prairie Christmas" which appears in the December Canadian Reader's Digest. Making the presentation to Mr. Diefe...

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Kathryn Crossland Graduates

  • CA BWGPL GJ-SB 75-PH26987
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  • 1975-08-06

"Kathryn Louise Crossland, daughter of Waldie and Doris Crossland of Bradford, graduated from Toronto East General Hospital in conjunction with Centennial College, July 24. Kathy has accepted a position at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto."

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Lacrosse team

  • CA BWGPL LHC-SportHist-PH26776
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  • 1978-01-04

"Lacrosse was the sport in Bradford earlier this century. Bradford players and teams were among the best in the country, and games drew huge crowds at the old lacrosse field on Simcoe Street. This photo, courtesy of Fred "Collie" Collings, shows t...

Fred Collings

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