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Minimum wage ‘trickle up’ starts

Nick Cluley and his wife, who have always paid their Coffee Public employees more than minimum wage, have boosted everyone’s pay by $1.25 an hour since Jan. 1 — not just those earning below $14, as a new Ontario law required.

Cadets practise their shooting skills during an Sportsfest at IDCI on Saturday. From left Eric Boyes, Lukas Munn, Warren McDonald and Kalli Hewey. (HEATHER RIVERS, Sentinel-Review)

Cadets gather in Ingersoll

Army cadets from across the region gathered at Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute Saturday for an annual exercise known as Sportsfest 2018.

Angela Wildfong, left, and Samantha MacKinnon, show off two of hundreds of purses to be auctioned at Handbags for Hospice Friday night. (HEATHER RIVERS, Sentinel-Review)

An evening in Paris

Hundreds of handbags were up for auction Friday night at an annual event that has become a favourite with local ladies.

Participants in the Women's Movement March walked through the downtown core in Woodstock Saturday morning. (HEATHER RIVERS, Sentinel-Review)

'We are making history’

For the first-time ever women in Woodstock walked through the downtown core demanding an end to violence, injustice and inequality.

These workers erect a temporary fence around this industrial wind turbine on Friday, January 19, 2018, that buckled at the half-way point. The turbine, located on Sixteenth Line in south Chatham-Kent, Ont., is part of the Raleigh Wind Energy Centre, owned by TerraForm Power Inc. and SunEdison Inc. (Ellwood Shreve/Chatham Daily News/Postmedia Network)

Wind turbine topples in South Kent

Like a giant plastic straw bent in half, a wind turbine tower buckled over in rural Chatham-Kent, its motor and massive blades lying mangled on the ground.