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The fundamental failure of environmentalism
By David Suzuki Environmentalism has failed. Over the past 50 years, environmentalists have succeeded in raising awareness, changing logging practices, stopping mega-dams and offshore drilling, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-15 11:14:10



Restoring respect is the key to concussion issue
Mark Ribble, Leamingotn Post Renowned concussion doctor, Charles Tator, is pushing for elimination of head shots and fighting in hockey, according to an article recently published in a national newspaper.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-15 11:14:09



Trio raises over $5,000 in walk to stop cancer
Over 100 participants walked from St. Anthony's Church to Our Lady of Lebanon Shrine on April 29 to 'Stop Cancer Before it Stops Us'. Organizers Sophia Gebriel and her daughters, Vicki Tawil and Theresa Sarkis, came up with the name because in the end, they are hoping to do just that.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 07:16:25



Students take classroom lesson and run with it
By Pat Bailey It was more than a fitness lesson for students at Cardinal Carter Secondary School on April 29 -- it was a lesson on goal setting, perseverance and determination. And 19 of Mark Ficon's fitness class students passed with flying colors.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 07:16:24



Transportation needs a priority for Southwestern Ontario.
By Bill Gay It seems that no matter how many highways we build in Canada and the United States, its never enough. When the 401 was finally completed in the early 60's the level of truck to car traffic was only about 30%.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-14 07:16:23



Spring birding season underway at park
Leamington Post Spring is the busiest time of year at Point Pelee National Park and the mild temperatures will aid birders as they descend upon the park for the annual Festival of Birds.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-11 06:58:53



A Mother's Day Tribute
By Pat Bailey Mother's Day a time for reflection and a time to be thankful. For me and my eight brothers and sisters, we will spend time visiting the cemetery -- sharing stories and laughs. Remembering what an amazing mom we had and what an incredible person she truly was.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-11 06:58:52



Queen of Peace celebrates 50
Mark Ribble, Leamington Post Leamington's Queen of Peace Elementary School celebrated their 50-year anniversary last Friday in grand fashion. At 12:30 the students and teachers walked in procession from the school to St.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-11 06:58:51



Iconic Canadian Retailer Has Long History In Southwestern Ontario
by C. Scott Holland The name has been iconic in Canada's department store sector and with the January 2011 takeover by U.S. chain Target the Zeller's chain will soon begin vanishing. However, Leamington's store will remain a Zeller's - at least for the time being.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-10 11:07:50





Ride of Silence to honour Kyle Peters May 16
Mark Ribble, Leamington Post Nothing will ever ease the loss in Eric Peters' heart from losing his son Kyle almost two years ago. But the Ride of Silence he is organizing for Wednesday, May 16, will go a long way toward helping him deal with the loss of his 15-year-old son.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-10 11:07:49



Park services remain intact despite impending layoffs
Mark Ribble, Leamington Post Staff at Point Pelee National Park are reeling from last week's Parks Canada announcement that several jobs would be cut. There are 28 staff members at Point Pelee. According to park superintendent, Marian Stranak, 15 jobs were affected by the announcements.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-10 11:07:49



Committee helps make wishes come true -- for just $10
By Pat Bailey It was hard to tell whose smiles were wider -- the young girls trying on the dresses or the committee members acting as fashion consultants.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-10 11:07:48



Environmental rules should be better, not easier
By David Suzuki Few people would argue against making environmental review processes and regulations more efficient - as long as they're effective. But changes announced in the recent federal budget don't do that.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-09 10:39:14



Rock and Roll on the Leamington Shore
By Bill Gay The 1983 movie Eddie and the Cruisers with a youthful Tom Berenger portrays an era of post war freedom for rock musicians and to some is the best rock cult film ever. The caption on the opening of the movie identifies the setting as the Jersey shore, 1962.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-09 10:39:13



Nicholls opening office here
Leamington Post Chatham-Kent-Essex MPP Rick Nicholls will soon fulfill one of his key campaign promises by opening a constituency office in Leamington. "This has been a key project of mine since Day One as the representative for Chatham-Kent-Essex," said Nicholls.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-09 10:39:12



Sun Parlor Home staffers get lessons in fall prevention
Mark Ribble, Leamingotn Post Laughter filled the front hallway of the Sun Parlor Home for Senior Citizens last Thursday. But for as much fun as they were having, home staff members were doing it for a serious reason.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-09 10:39:11



World fair trade day May 12
Ten Thousand Villages and fair trade organizations around the world will be celebrating World Fair Trade Day (WFTD) activities on May 12.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-09 10:39:11



Water pipe repair costly
By Mike Thibodeau Special/Leamington Post A watermain break on Lorne Ave., just off Sherk St., has been an expensive undertaking. Leamington council was told last week that the cost in labor and parts will be about $17,000 for the break.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-09 10:39:10



McHappy Day volunteer has one very important reason for offering his time
By Pat Bailey The Ronald McDonald House is a place Jason Dunn remembers with a smile on his face and a tear in his eye. While it was one of the most stressful times of his life, Jason will never forget the 21 nights he and his wife Lisa spent at the Ronald McDonald House of Southwestern Ontario.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-09 10:39:09



'Blessing of the Fleet' kicks off boating season
With summer approaching, the municipality is preparing for boating season. Representatives will kick-off the official opening of the municipal marina with the 'blessing of the fleet' and flag raising ceremony on May 26 at 9 a.m.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-09 10:39:09



600 volunteers help can 38,000 pounds of chicken
By Pat Bailey This year's MCC local meat canning effort will help feed more people than ever. The initiative was extended by one day, which translated to another 8,000 pounds of chicken, and the commitment of about 600 volunteers.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-09 10:39:08



Mock 'shooter' incident at LDSS
Mark Ribble, Leamington Post As shots rang out through the halls of Leamington District Secondary School Saturday morning, emergency personnel responded and, within a couple of hours, had the school cleared and the shooter(s) either killed or apprehended.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-09 10:39:07



Medieval Man addresses local students
Mark Ribble, Leamington Post If you were anywhere near the gymnasium at Mount Carmel-Blytheswood Public School on Wednesday, April 25, you couldn't help but hear the oohs and ahhs emanating from the Grade 4-5 students who were watching 'Medieval Man' Jay McKee, demonstrate weapons and armor from [...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-05 09:48:12



Pennies for a New Day Makes Sense
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced in the recent federal budget that the mint would stop producing pennies this fall, saving the government $11 million a year.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-05 09:48:12



Gym Club at provincials
The Rose City Gymnastics Club competed in the Ontario Provincial Championships, held April 19-23 in Ottawa. The club had 20 athletes competing in the event, with three of them qualifying for the event finals in vault.[...]
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Feed: Leamington Post's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-05-04 09:55:12



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