Nathan Leeds

Nathan is originally from Cardiff, Wales, and was imported to Canada as a internet mail order groom in 1998 and has managed to avoid deportation ever since. Even though sometimes mis-interpreted, possibly to retaining a Welsh accent, he continues to try his best to make a difference to the community he has grown to love.

Fog Advisory

Near zero visiblity in fog is expected or occurring. Patchy fog has formed across much of Southwestern Ontario this morning as expected. Webcams and a trained Canwarn Spotter show patchy dense fog in a few localities, with visibility less than 250 metres. Areas of dense fog will persist until a …

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2016 Day Out With Thomas

Looking for a special gift this Holiday Season? Make memories together at the 2016 Day Out With Thomas – Ready, Set, Go Tour! Tickets are now on sale! For tickets visit: http://www.ticketweb.ca/…/st-thomas-elgin-memorial-c…/24955… The event is hosted by the Elgin County Railway Museum in St. Thomas, Ontario July 16 &17, and …

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Barrel Reserve’s Vanilla Hazelnut Amber

Railway City Brewing releases Barrel Reserve’s: Vanilla Hazelnut Amber Shhhh…keep it a secret until it hits the news stands tomorrow afternoon! Thank you for subscribing! :) Railway City Brewing Co. releases it’s next Barrel Reserve brew: Vanilla Hazelnut Amber on Saturday, December 12th, 2015 at 11 a.m! Just in time …

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Stuff a Truck with AWESOME!

Elgin County Paramedics present: Stuff a Truck with Awesome! Christmas Food and Gift Drive In support of the St. Thomas Christmas Care Campaign This year over 1550 families are expected to register including 1100 Children and 400 Teens. Please consider donations of: Peanut Butter, “fun” Breakfast cereal, Pasta, Gift Cards …

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SPECTRE

A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE. (Taken from IMDB) Yet another Bond movie, the fourth …

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Unplugged

Tuesday, November 3rd is Unplugged at St. Joseph’s High School. The concert begins at 6:30. There are 18 individual acts, all students from Grade 9 to 12. Free admission however donations for social justice will be accepted. The doors will open at 6:00 pm and people attending the show will …

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School Bus Safety Week is October 19 – 23, 2015

London, Ontario, October 15, 2015: Southwestern Ontario Student Transportation Services (STS) is pleased to announce that next week is School Bus Safety Week. 72 school boards within the Province of Ontario utilize 33 transportation consortia to coordinate school bus service for more than 850,000 students daily. Over 20,000 school bus routes take …

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Doors Open St. Thomas Peers Into Industrial Heritage

St. Thomas – Every year from May to October, communities across the province open doors to hundreds of historical buildings, museums, private homes, and other interesting venues. Many of the participating sites offer special activities, such as tours, exhibitions and demonstrations – all free of charge! St. Thomas’ Doors Open …

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Hollister, Ted

Hollister, Frederick Edward “Ted” of St. Thomas passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, October 5, 2015 in his 43rd year. Dear son of Bonnie (Dikland) Hollister and the late Fred Hollister (2014). Brother of Vivian Hollister of Aylmer. Uncle of Marina, Savannah, Kennedy, Aliyah, Gavin, Emersyn …

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Gordie Michie Recognition Ceremony

ST. THOMAS, ON — The City of St. Thomas, along with the St. Thomas Jumbo Jets Swim Team and the Family YMCA of St. Thomas-Elgin are pleased to host a recognition ceremony for Gordie Michie on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Gordie competed at the PAN AM Games in Toronto in …

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Railway City Brewing Presents HOPtoberfest!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! Railway City Brewing Co. will be hosting a special Hoptoberfest event onSaturday, October 10th from 3-9pm!! Celebrate the new release of our fall Hoptoberfest beer, indulge in delicious food provided by the Rowbust Dragon Boat Team, and enjoy live music from Connor Wilson and the bluegrass sounds of …

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10th Anniversary St. Joseph’s Friday Night Lights

This Friday, 25th September, St. Joseph’s will be holding their 10th Friday Night Lights games against St. Thomas Aquinas from London. The junior game kicks off at 6:00pm with the seniors playing at 8:00pm. Admission is only $5 and there is plenty of tasty food available! If you have nothing …

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Beecroft, Norma Irene

At the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday September 18, 2015. Norma Irene [Webber] Beecroft of St. Thomas in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late James Beecroft. Loving mother of Carol Weir of St. Catherines, Rick and Susan Beecroft of Dutton. Cherished grandmother of Jamey and Corinne …

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Track to the Future: An evening with Jesse Hirsh and Natalie Panek

St Thomas ON, in preparation of the new Wellington Block Innovation Centre, the City of St Thomas, St Thomas Public Library and Thames Valley District School Board are pleased to announce an evening with two of Canada’s leading innovators on Thursday October 8, 2015. From cyberspace to outer space, both …

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers needed! Give back to your community by helping others. Opportunities include:  Meals On Wheels, Transportation, Visiting programs, SMART Exercise volunteers, Telephone Reassurance. Call VON to find out more about any of these opportunities or others:  519-637-6408 or toll free:  1-800-201-0909.

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City Implements Organizational Changes

With its sights set on the strengthening of its leadership and organizational management, streamlining corporate financial management and the continued renewal of the Environmental Services Department, City Council has put in motion a number of strategic changes. Key changes include; a) Separating the role of CAO/Clerk currently held by Wendell …

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Stained-glass Marker Maker Project

At St. Thomas Public Library’s Creators’ Community, the fun doesn’t stop at the library doors… Here is an idea for an art project for creators of all ages using Sharpie markers and wax paper! Creating your own stained-glass art piece can be a simple and rewarding way to engage children …

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New Release Party – Railway City Brewing Co. releases Platform 15 winning beer

ST. THOMAS, ON, Aug. 31, 2015 – Railway City Brewing Company releases the winning beer of the Platform 15 homebrew contest on Thursday, September 3. Doors open to the new release event at 7 p.m. with an entrance fee of $5. This year’s brew is an English Porter created and …

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Law Enforcement Torch Ride In support of the Special Olympics

St. Thomas, August 22, 2016 – In 2009, two Correctional Officers from Millhaven Institution in Kingston decided they wanted to make a difference. Given their passion for motorcycles and their affiliation with the Law Enforcement Torch Run they decided to begin a “Torch Ride” with the sole purpose of raising …

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5th Annual School Bus Safety Day Approaches

London, Ontario, August 18, 2015– Southwestern Ontario Student Transportation Services (“STS”) is pleased to announce its fifth annual school bus safety day, which will be held this Saturday, August 22, 2015 from 9 am until 11 am. The event will be held at two sites in London – Westmount/Jean Vanier …

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