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The push to amalgamate

Looking back on twenty years of amalgamation, it is easy to assume that what we see now is what was always going to be;...

Robert Leslie: Pioneer public servant

by Doug Macdonald The signature of Robert Leslie can be found on thousands of documents from Oxford Township and the village of Kemptville between the...

Our photographic artists: the Pelton Brothers

by Larry Loke Daniel Edson Pelton, born November 9, 1868, and Charles Cook Pelton, born July 12, 1876, found success in business by embracing the...

North Grenville at Confederation

When Kemptville separated from Oxford-on-Rideau Township in 1857, its population was not officially large enough to qualify it as a village. That required a...

Parliament Hill

There are very few more potent symbols of Canada and Confederation than the Centre Block on Parliament Hill, with its magnificent Peace Tower, which...

Merrickville 225:Those were the days

With talk of municipal amalgamations being heard in various quarters today, it is always interesting to look back to a time when the Township...

Buttergate: the cover-up

By early summer of 1976, the immediate consequences of the Buttergate controversy seemed to have died away. A joint investigation by the OPP’s Criminal...

Elizabeth Bell Ferguson

Life in Canada was not very easy in the nineteenth century, if you were an intelligent and ambitious woman. Traditional social and family structures...
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Success or failure?

An era came to an end along with the last days of 1997. The South Gower Council met for the last time on December...

Pilot Officer William Lysle Buchanan

by  Owen Fitz'Gerald William Lysle Buchanan, fondly remembered by all that knew him as "Billie", was born on December 6, 1919.  He grew up on...

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