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Santa Claus Parade Committee prepares to disband in Cobourg

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Santa Claus Parade Committee prepares to disband in Cobourg

Members call upon Town Council to take over ongoing planning and implementation of event

by Dominik Wisniewski, Northumberland News | Posted: 02-08-2017

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COBOURG, ONTARIO, CANADA --- Citing insurance concerns and ever-growing funding challenges, the chairman of Cobourg's Santa Claus Parade Committee said that his fellow members were prepared to disband.  Ron Wiebe, Parade Committee Chairman and current President of the City of Cobourg Lions Club, told Northumberland News that members of the Committee have requested the Town of Cobourg to form a replacement municipal advisory and/or planning committee for the ongoing planning and implementation of the Parade...

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We are having the same troubles with the Christmas Parade in Lorain Ohio, the council passed an ordinance that says parades have to a certain amount insurance and must be able to cover the cost of the police the day of the event. It just keeps getting harder to do community events.

 

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This article is from Canada. I notice they refer to it as the "Santa Claus Parade". I wonder if that is to keep references to Christmas out of the name? Just wondering...

 

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1 hour ago, Glenn Johnson said:

This article is from Canada. I notice they refer to it as the "Santa Clause Parade". I wonder if that is to keep references to Christmas out of the name? Just wondering...

 

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