Haldimand-Norfolk MP Diane Finley attaches a new Canada 150 plaque to her downtown Simcoe constituency office on Tuesday. Finley announced a pair of programs to celebrate Canada 150, one focusing on people that have made a substantial impact on the area and the other honouring buildings constructed prior to July 1, 1867. JACOB ROBINSON/Simcoe Reformer

Programs celebrate 150

As Canada’s 150th birthday approaches, Haldimand-Norfolk MP Diane Finley is looking to celebrate the people and places that have made her riding of Ha

Six arrested in Simcoe drug bust

The arrest of six people for drug crimes should send a message to drug dealers in Norfolk, says a spokesperson for the Ontario Provincial Police.

Robinson Street merchants are not pleased to hear that a pending construction project is about to rip up the new sidewalk in front of their business. Checking out the fateful markings in front of her business Friday was Judith Holditch, part owner of Joy Bakery Cafe. The gas line project runs from in front of Joy east to Talbot Street South and then again from in front of the Salvation Army Thrift Store east to Colborne Street South. MONTE SONNENBERG / SIMCOE REFORMER

More construction grief

Merchants on Robinson Street were frustrated to learn recently that a section of the new sidewalk in the neighbourhood will have to be ripped up