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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne shares the stage with PC leader Patrick Brown during the opening ceremony of the 100th International Plowing Match in Walton. (DEREK RUTTAN, The London Free Press)

Politicians promise fertile future

Descending on small-town Huron County, Ontario’s political party leaders brought praise and promises Tuesday to legions of farmers gathered for North America’s largest agricultural show, being held in the heart of the province’s richest farm belt.

Todd Scott donned his Spider-man suit joining his fellow Cami employees picket at the Ingersoll Automotive Assembly Plant on Day One of a strike by workers on Monday September 18, 2017 (MORRIS LAMONT, The London Free Press)

Cami strike: big labour's big gamble

The strike by Cami Assembly workers is a "gamble," union leaders were quick to admit Monday, but they are rolling the dice on ensuring they have work for the future, they are quick to add.

Jessica Van Zwol with the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority speaks at the site of a wetland restoration project near Wilkesport in Lambton County. The recently completed project was helped with a $12,000 contribution from Union Gas. Tyler Kula/Postmedia Network

Restoring local wetlands

Hundreds of young oak, poplar and sycamore stand in a bowled two-and-a-half acres behind a farm field east of Wilkesport.

A geocaching adventure is scheduled for this Sunday at the Lorne C. Henderson Conservation area. Handout/The Topic

High-tech treasure hunt Sept. 17

A Geocaching Adventure is set to be held this Sunday at the Lorne C. Henderson Conservation area near Petrolia. The free event, hosted by the St. Clair Region Authority, will give participants a chance to explore nature and enjoy a high-tech treasure hunt.