Proposed provincial `Penetanguishene Day’ designation pondered

 By Derek Howard  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter What better way to celebrate Penetanguishene than with its own provincially-legislated day, is the push by locals to the town. A proposed `Penetanguishene Day’,  to honour the heritage and historic legacy of Penetanguishene, according to its author Alexander Roman, had been introduced through a letter to council last September. With the transition to a new term of council following the 2022 municipal elections, the museum and heritage committee had an opportunity to revisit the proposal in early March. In the letter, Roman stated he had worked at the Ontario Legislature for over 30 years and helped develop many bills to promote Ontario’s history and culture. In joint recognition with Penetanguishene resident David Dupuis, the pair identified aspects of the town that they felt…

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