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Parades, Picnics and Power in Stratford and Perth County

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It’s hard to believe there is only one long weekend left for summer 2019. Here’s some history about Labour Day, in case you need some inspiration for your plans. Perth County has celebrated Labour Day in one way or another since it was proclaimed in 1894. The first few Labour Days were mainly a chance to enjoy some extra time off. Public offices and the Grand Trunk Railway repair shops in Stratford were closed, but some businesses remained open as usual. Things had…

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