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OFA sees 'opportunity' with new gov't

The incoming Progressive Conservative government in Ontario will be on the receiving end of a strong lobbying effort about the interests of agriculture and rural areas before its members even take their seats in the Legislature.

The ZF-TRW plant in TIllsonburg will be closing its doors by the end of the year, the municipality confirmed Monday. (CHRIS ABBOTT, Postmedia Network)

T-burg parts plant set to close

Despite attempted intervention by the Town of Tillsonburg, an auto parts plant will soon be closing, leaving 71 people without work by the end of the year.

Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer. (File photo)

Nurse's colleagues called her 'angel of death'

Some staff at the Woodstock nursing home where nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer killed seven of her eight victims started calling her the “angel of death” after she was overheard telling a palliative patient it was OK to die, a nurse told a provincial inquiry Wednesday.

Firefighters continue to hose down the remains of a home that burned in Chesley Monday morning. Three people remained unaccounted for, police said. (Derek Lester/Postmedia News)

Young family devastated by fatal house fire

A woman from this Bruce County community is in a hospital burn unit, her baby is safe but her husband and two other children are dead after a devastating house fire here, a longtime friend says.