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New Canal Bridge Officially Opened by County Officials
- CA BWGPL LHC-TownBWG-Stre-2017-04-20-15
Article detailed the opening of the bridge near the Holland Marsh pumphouse which "serves a considerable portion of the Holland Marsh, [and] replaces the old wooden structure which was in a bad state of repair". Officials for Simcoe and York Count...
The Holland Marsh Story Part Four
- CA BWGPL WEG-Mar-PH25490-PH25493
Description : The Holland Marsh Story
(Continued from last week)
EXPERIENCE GAINED AT HIGH PRICE
Employed from 1932 to 1935 as broker and salesman for Emerson Faris, George Losak learned much about marsh gardening, especially the mar...
Dyke construction to cost $1.6-million
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-08-04-04
"Protecting the Holland Marsh from another Hurricane Hazel will cost at least $1.6-million, according to figures released by the South Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority...."
The Marsh fears its dykes will not hold off another flood if a big storm...
Hurricane Hazel - Bradford Witness
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05
Front page of the first Bradford Witness paper after the Holland Marsh flood due to Hurricane Hazel on October 15, 1954. See Related Descriptions below for individual stories of this edition.
Ontario Premier Authorizes $100,000 Credit for Marsh
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-23-02
"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 ...
Near Tragedy at West Gwillimbury Bridge
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-23-13
"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...
Effort to Reclaim East of Highway 400
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Hazel-2016-09-22-05-2016-09-26-008
"Personal disability adding to the confusion of getting copy written for this week's newspaper, in which it is desirable that as much of the March flooding disaster be recorded as possible, a report of some of the plans as reported in the Globe an...
King Township Man Drowned In Canal
- CA BWGPL LHC-DIS-Accid-2017-03-27-21
"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...
- CA BWGPL GJ-SB 76-PH26888
"A 19-year-old Downsview man, Robert O'Brien, was the second driver to end up in the canal in the past four weeks. Mr. O'Brien lost control of his car on Friday night after freezing rain covered area roads with slick ice. O'Brien was not hurt in t...
Community Support during the Aftermath of Hurricane Hazel
- CA BWGPL LHC-Dis-Hazel-2016-08-04-02
Marsh refugees enjoy a hot meal in the Bradford town hall after their flight from the flooded Holland Marsh. Most spent the winter in an emergency trailer camp set up where the community centre stands today."
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