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2020 The Year The World Stood Still
https://youtu.be/D3XR5QtHKp4 Dufferin Media has chosen the first fifty charities and non-profits that …
Mono Wireless – Startup Competes to Benefit Residents
https://youtu.be/YtnLjIHF62k Internet connectivity has been a problem in Dufferin since the beginning …
Amaranth’s Proposed Flag-Raising Protocol – Analysis
Will this help ensure that the pride flag is raised in Amaranth …
Master Minecraft Camp – An Accessible Camp for Summer 2020
https://youtu.be/NjdOWvCCZfE Many summer camps are shut down this year. Garret Langlois has …
Amaranth Council Meeting Cancelled – Amaranth Pride Flag Recap
https://youtu.be/Ujw6XHjPl4E Amaranth Council's meeting on July 2, 2020, was cancelled. This is …
Virtual Fireworks Celebration – Canada Day 2020
https://youtu.be/eyq0DK1NfJE Canada Day 2020 is going to be celebrated differently than other …
Amaranth Mayor’s Pride Comments & Council’s Reaction
https://youtu.be/X5unyMwpRgc Bob Currie, the mayor of Amaranth, made remarks about Pride that …
Your Chosen Non-Profit May Benefit From $1 Million Initiative
https://youtu.be/QTvrp4wSi7g Do you have a favourite non-profit? Would that organization be able …
COVID Alert: Contact Tracing, Exposure Notifications, and Privacy
https://youtu.be/sMlHvixz3NI COVID Alert, the exposure notifications application built by the Ontario Government, …
Is The Orangeville Banner Endangering Public Health?!
https://youtu.be/lpdfEMte1g4 The Orangeville Banner has covered the concerns over the face-covering mandate …
Essential Worker? What’s it actually mean?
https://youtu.be/C2xVG52M49M What does "essential worker" actually mean? Is it someone whose work …
WDGPH Updates Order on Face Coverings
https://youtu.be/6dG4LXaEvCY The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit (WDGPH) has issued an update to …
Discussion on Development – Orangeville Councillor Todd Taylor
In a follow-up to our first segment of Dufferin Speaks with Darrin …
Face Coverings Will Be Required If Entering Dufferin Businesses
https://youtu.be/hEAAs99sXCI The Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit is mandating that businesses require all …
The Dufferin Job Search Just Got Easier!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aovtI0buuxM There is a new job searching tool that employers in Dufferin …
Wireless Home Internet – Cheaper option for Rural Dufferin?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaIkD8ACl98&feature=youtu.be Are you paying too much for rural internet? Quite possibly if …
Good News at Dufferin Oaks!
https://youtu.be/Uo_FPt-o7Zs Dufferin News finally has a story that is nothing but positive. …
What’s The Harm Giving Businesses A Free Online Store?
https://youtu.be/fZ7XU589Ruc Small businesses have been hit hard by COVID, and this will …
Hansen Development: Discussion with Darrin Davidson
https://youtu.be/O4VH39B0KFI Welcome to the launch of Dufferin News! For our first piece, …
Owner of Orangeville Newspaper Has Been Sold to Private Equity! What now?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B76kC3BCr84 The owner of an Orangeville newspaper, the Orangeville Banner, one of …

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DUFFERIN NEWS LAUNCHES JUNE 1ST

Dufferin now has a source for local videojournalism! Josh MacEwen announces Dufferin News, Dufferin’s Spotlight’s newest initiative. Subscribe to us through YouTube and social media so you can let us know what you would like to see covered so you can help shape Dufferin News!

We will be covering Orangeville, Shelburne, Grand Valley, Mulmur, Mono, East Garafraxa, and everywhere else in Dufferin! If you have a tip for a local story, please e-mail us at tips@dufferin.news or fill out this form.

We are looking for local contributors, such as writers, photographers, videographers who are passionate about local reporting. Charities and non-profits such as volunteer-based organizations, business associations, hobby clubs, and sports teams who operate in Dufferin can also sign up for contributor status in order to share their news with the community! For those who are interested, please e-mail community@dufferin.news or fill out the application found here.

We will be adding a lot more content soon, so be sure to check back every day to stay up with the latest. This website will be constantly evolving, just like Dufferin News itself!

Press Release: Dufferin’s Spotlight Production launches Online Community News Program


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2020 The Year The World Stood Still
https://youtu.be/D3XR5QtHKp4 Dufferin Media has chosen the first fifty charities and non-profits that will receive $10,000 as …
Mono Wireless – Startup Competes to Benefit Residents
https://youtu.be/YtnLjIHF62k Internet connectivity has been a problem in Dufferin since the beginning of the technology's existence. …

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Is The Orangeville Banner Endangering Public Health?!
https://youtu.be/lpdfEMte1g4 The Orangeville Banner has covered the concerns over the face-covering mandate rather heavily. Was their reporting on this issue in the public's best interest? Do you feel like the concern was blown out of proportion? Reporting at The Orangeville Banner is being funded by the Canadian taxpayer. Josh MacEwen argues that this means The Orangeville Banner should now be held to a higher standard, especially when it comes to reporting on public health and …
Essential Worker? What’s it actually mean?
https://youtu.be/C2xVG52M49M What does "essential worker" actually mean? Is it someone whose work is essential for society to function, including through a pandemic, and therefore should be valued as such? Or is it someone who finds it essential to work during a pandemic, as that is the only way they can get through it, due to the limited scope of government assistance? Is it both of these things, or something else completely? Please share your thoughts. …

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