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Covid-19: No New Cases In Grey Bruce Friday
10/24/2020
The Grey Bruce Health Unit did not report any new Covid cases in the area Friday. 
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Final Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day In Grey Bruce
10/24/2020
The final household hazardous waste collection events of 2020 take place in Grey and Bruce counties today. Bruce County residents can visit the Southampton Works Yard (429 Peel Street) between 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 
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Four New COVID-19 Cases In Grey Bruce Thursday, One Associated With A School
10/23/2020
Four new cases of COVID-19, all in South Bruce Peninsula. were confirmed in Grey Bruce Thursday. The Grey Bruce Health Unit is working with the Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board to address a case of COVID-19 associated with Sacred Heart High School in Walkerton. Public health says in its assessment, the transmission did not take place at the school. 
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Power Workers Union donates to local food banks
10/23/2020
The Power Workers Union are making a donation to local food banks. 18 food banks in Bruce, Grey, and Huron Counties are getting a share of $18,000 from the PWU’s Bruce Equity Trust. 
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COVID-19 One New Case In Grey Bruce Wednesday
10/22/2020
One new case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Grey Bruce Wednesday located in South Bruce Peninsula. Public Health says there are currently five active cases in the region. No one is currently hospitalized due to the virus and no one has died locally from it. 
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Project name unveiled for new Bruce Power, Saugeen Ojibway Nation partnership
10/22/2020 
Project name unveiled for new Bruce Power, Saugeen Ojibway Nation partnership Saugeen Ojibway Nation and Bruce Power have introduced the project name for their medical isotope partnership. The name, “Gamzook’aamin aakoziwin” translates to “We are teaming up on the sickness.” 
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Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force 2020 Report
10/22/2020
The Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force has released a Poverty Impact Report for this year. Some areas addressed in the 13-page report include access to rental housing, food security, health equity, income and employment security and other indicators. The task force says 20 per cent of Grey Bruce households are considered ‘Food Insecure,’ while the Ontario average is 15.5 per cent. They say 70 per cent of households that rely on social assistance are food insecure. 
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PWU Bruce Equity Trust makes donation to Huron Shores Hospice
10/22/2020
To help Huron Shores Hospice deal financially with COVID-19 restrictions, the Power Workers’ Union Bruce Equity Trust has has made a $5,000 donation to assist in end-of-life care for residents of south Bruce County. 
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New central hub open in Grey Bruce for mental health support services
10/22/2020
A new central location is now available to residents of Grey and Bruce Counties in need of mental health and addictions support. The Grey-Bruce Community Service Hub ,a partnership between Grey Bruce Health Services, the Canadian Mental Health Association, Grey Bruce Mental Health and Addiction Services, Grey County, and Bruce County, is located on 2nd Avenue in Owen Sound and is open Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.  
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Of COVID-19 No New Cases In Grey Bruce Tuesday
10/21/2020
Public Health says no new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Grey Bruce Tuesday. The Health Unit says there are now four active cases in the region.
No one is currently hospitalized and no one has died locally from the virus. and there are no outbreaks in long-term care homes, retirement homes, schools or daycares in Grey Bruce. 
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Eadie remembers friend and colleague Wilson as a community supporter
10/21/2020
People who have worked or knew Kincardine Deputy Mayor Marie Wilson are still at a loss of words after learning about her passing over the weekend. Kincardine Mayor Ann Eadie remembers friend and colleague Wilson as a community supporter. 
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Saugeen Shores Chamber COVID-19 Impact Survey
10/21/2020
The Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce is asking the business community to share its experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chamber says the survey will take about four minutes to complete. 
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COVID-19 No New Cases In Grey Bruce Monday
10/20/2020
No new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Monday (Oct 19) in Grey Bruce. Public Health says there are currently five active cases in the region. No one has died locally from the virus and there are no reported outbreaks in long-term care homes, retirement homes, daycares or schools. 
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New COVID-19 Assessment Centre In Southampton
10/20/2020
Grey Bruce Health Services is expanding COVID-19 testing capacity and is now offering appointments at its Southampton Hospital. Those who meet the COVID-19 testing criteria can now pre-book an appointment at the hospital in Southampton Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 4 to 8 PM. 
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Young people invited to take part in Vital Conversations
10/20/2020
Young people invited to take part in Vital Conversations The first of two online conversations with young adults happens today and features “lightning talks” by community leaders. The Vital Conversations will check in with people between the ages of 18 and 30 in Grey and Bruce Counties on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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County looks to maintain services as they put together 2021 budget
10/20/2020
The County of Bruce are hoping to continue to maintain their service levels in 2021. Staff presented their draft budget the Corporate Services Committee at their October 8th meeting. 
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Sunday’s COVID-19 Case Report For Grey Bruce
10/19/2020
Public Health says three new cases of COVID-19 were reported Sunday in Grey Bruce. Those cases are in Grey Highlands. Public Health has issued a statement about these cases, as they are in children who attend Osprey Central School. Medical Officer of Health Dr. Ian Arra notes, the children are from the same household and contracted the virus in the community, not in the school. 
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Kincardine postpones Council meeting in wake of Deputy Mayor’s death
10/19/2020
Kincardine Deputy Mayor Marie Wilson has died.News of her death came from her son via Facebook on Sunday. Wilson had been battling cancer and spent the last few days at Tiverton Park Manor. 
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Town teams with university on local labour market research
10/19/2020
The Town of Saugeen Shores along with Bruce Power, the Four County Market Labour Planning Board, and other stakeholders are joining researchers at the University of Guelph on a survey of the local labour market. 
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COVID-19 Cases Linked To School In Grey Highlands
10/18, 2020 8:42 PM
Public Health Grey Bruce has released a statement regarding positive COVID-19 test results in students from one household. The full statement from Medical Officer of Health Dr. Ian Arra is available here:
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Reducing carbon footprint while creating jobs part of new Bruce Power strategy
10/18/2020
Bruce Power has unveiled their strategy to achieve carbon neutrality while creating jobs and continuing innovation. President and CEO Mike Rencheck was at the Empire Club of Canada in Toronto last Thursday to speak about the company’s strategy. 
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COVID-19: Two New Cases, Two More Recoveries In Grey Bruce
10/17/2020
The Grey Bruce Health Unit confirmed two new Covid cases and two recoveries Friday. According to the health unit’s daily disclosure, the positive tests were residents of Grey Highlands and Blue Mountains. No information is provided on the suspected sources of the exposures. 
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Bruce County Makes Plan To Boost Workforce
10/17/2020
Bruce County has developed a Workforce Development and Attraction Strategy to address a number of issues the area is facing. A County report says problems include a shrinking labour pool, youth leaving the area, a mismatch between needed skills and those currently available, as well as other issues specifically related to certain sectors. The County strategy has a four-pronged approach: Data Collection, Attraction, Retention and Skills Building. 
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COVID-19 No New Cases In Grey Bruce Thursday
10/16/2020
No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Grey Bruce Thursday (Oct15th). There are currently six confirmed active cases in the region. No one has died locally and there are no outbreaks in schools, daycares, long-term care homes or retirement homes in Grey Bruce. 
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