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Prayer for change? Change for prayer?

On Wednesday, April 15th, the Supreme Court of Canada passed down a decision that stated that reciting prayers at the start of municipal council meetings were a violation of Charter rights. For those who didn’t just take the citizenship test, Section 2 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms …

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Riley-Stephen W.

Riley-Stephen W. of St. Thomas, passed away at his late residence, on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015, in his 61st year. Dear brother of Donald and his wife Mavis Riley of England. Stephen was born September 4th, 1954 in St. Thomas, the son of the late Dearden and Dorothy (Ball) Riley. …

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Brunton, Tom

Brunton, Thomas Alexander of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday, April 17, 2015 in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Sandra (Ingram) Brunton. Dear father Bonnie Brunton of New Castle, Delaware and Andrew Brunton of Holly Springs , North Carolina. Loved by his grandchildren Blake, …

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Impaired Driver mid-day

On April 17th at approximately 2:00 pm police received a call about a possible impaired driver travelling south on First Avenue. Police located the vehicle in the city’s north end a short time later. The female displayed signs and symptoms of impairment and after a brief investigation, she was arrested …

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Holland: Lawrence Cecil

Gone to be with his Lord and Saviour on Thursday April 16, 2015. Lawrence Cecil Holland of St. Thomas and formerly of R.R. 1 Fingal in his 94th year. Beloved husband of Grace [Perry] Holland for 67 years. Forever loved and missed by his family Son Ken and Elaine Holland …

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GEORGE, Ruby Elizabeth (Fyfe)

GEORGE, Ruby Elizabeth (Fyfe)….. Peacefully after a long illness, with family by her side, Ruby Elzabeth (Fyfe) George in her 88th year, of Paisley Block Guelph Township. Beloved wife of the late Dr. John A. George, Professor Emeritus U.W.O. Loving mother of David (Maureen) George of Richmond, ON, Kathryn (Robert) …

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Leeson: John E. of Thamesville

Leeson: John E., a resident of Thamesville, passed away peacefully at Riverview Gardens, Chatham at the age of 81. Born in Camden Twp., son of the late John Newsham and Mildred (McGugan) Leeson. John was the former Warden of Kent County – 1983, former Reeve of Camden Township, and served …

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Dusome-Dupuis Kimberley Anne

Dusome-Dupuis Kimberley Anne (August 10, 1963-June 19th, 2013)-It is with a sad heart I am informing loved ones that Kimberly Ann Dusome-Dupuis has left this world. Kymmer was an inspirational person to all who know her, a true one of a kind woman. She has raised an amazing son in …

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Bates, Alfreda Amoret (Begbie)

Bates, Alfreda Amoret (Begbie). Born in Brockville, Ont., August 31st, 1909, died on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, after a short illness, in St. Thomas in her 103rd year, at Caressant Care on Mary Bucke long term care home. Predeceased by her husband (of more than 58 years), Sidney and by …

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Van Loy, Edna May of Vienna

Van Loy, Edna May of Vienna passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 in her 72nd year. Beloved wife Leo Van Loy. Dear mother of Victor Van Loy and wife Margaret of Eden and Peter Van Loy and wife Katie of London. Loving grandmother …

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Copland, Charles Sydney of St. Thomas

Copland, Charles Sydney of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Monday, June 17th, 2013, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 60th year. Beloved partner of Evelyn Rose (Kennedy) Crafts and dear step-father of Stephen Cook (Roxanne) of St. Thomas, Heather Crafts of St. Thomas and David Crafts of …

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