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Area Police Services partner on Cultural Awareness Training with Neyaashiinigmiing Police
09/20/2023 
The Neyaashiinigmiing Police Service in partnership with the OPP hosted a Cultural Awareness Training Session recently with other area police forces. Last month the two police forces, as well as the Owen Sound, Saugeen Shores, and West Grey Police Forces along with Neyaashiinigmiing Health Centre and Grey Bruce Health attended the session....
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Potential Saugeen Municipal Airport Sale Under Consideration
09/20/2023
Another municipally-owned airport in the Grey Bruce region could be heading for a sale. Brockton is currently in the process of pondering the future of airport, and has asked its partners West Grey and Hanover to undertake public processes to consider a sale....
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South Bruce Peninsula appoints Deputy Mayor to fill Vacant Mayor’s Seat
09/20/2023
The Town of South Bruce Peninsula has decided to appoint Deputy Mayor Jay Kirkland to fill the vacant seat of Mayor following the resignation of Previous Mayor Garry Michi. The options before council at yesterday’s meeting were to appoint a member of Council to fill the vacancy, to appoint any member of the public eligible to fill the seat and to hold a full by-election. The estimated cost for the last option was around $40,000 plus the staff time involved. Council voted 3 to 1 appoint the replacement....
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Bluewater updates Short-Term-Rental By-Law and Institutes Existing Rentals Deadline
09/19/2023 
The Municipality of Bluewater offered a licensing update for short-term rental businesses. At their September 18th meeting Council passed an amendment to the short-term rental by-law that requires all existing short-term-rentals to be licensed by September 30th. All applications after that date will be considered new applications and location restrictions will apply....
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OPP Investigate Racially Offensive Graffiti In Brockton
09/19/2023
South Bruce OPP says it is investigating offensive graffiti discovered in Brockton. Police say on Sept. 15 at 3:35 p.m., officers received a report about graffiti applied to an outbuilding at the soccer fields along East Ridge Road. While OPP Constable Kevin Martin did not specify what exactly the graffiti was, he says it was racially offensive....
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HASAR has busy weekend with its Members undergoing Requalification
09/18/2023  The Huron & Area Search & Rescue saw a busy weekend for its members with 27 of them being requalified, as well as 8 new members joining the team. HASAR was formed in 2018 as a professionally trained volunteer search & rescue organization and is a Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary....
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Grey County Explores Idea Of Buying More Emergency Housing
09/18/2023
Grey County is looking at a variety of ways to address the growing need for emergency shelter. One option being considered is acquiring a facility the County would operate as emergency housing....
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HPPH announces new Covid & Flu Shot Clinics coming to the area
09/15/2023
Huron Perth Public Health has announced new Covid-vaccine and flu shot clinics coming to the area soon.... Flu shots will be available for the most vulnerable high-risk population including those hospitalized, their staff, residents & staff of long-term care homes, followed by retirement homes and congregate living settings....
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Kincardine setting up Ad-Hoc Committee to explore Pier Safety at Waterfront
09/15/2023
The Municipality of Kincardine has approved the establishment of an Ad-Hoc Committee for the purpose of recommendations for pier safety at the Kincardine Waterfront. The decision approved at Wednesday’s council meeting comes after a recent tragic event this summer and it will see a one member of Council, Kincardine Fire & Emergency Services, Bruce County Ambulance, OPP, Marina, BIA, Smart Beach representative and two members at large to provide recommendations at improvements....
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Protesters Gather During Premier’s Visit To Grey Bruce
09/14/2023
About 170 protesters gathered in Markdale today while Ontario Premier Doug Ford made an appearance in the community. Two groups collaborated to organize the protest. About two thirds of them were protesting Bill-23 which makes changes to the Greenbelt, and the other third were protesting healthcare privatization....
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Tiverton Firefighter Association holding Annual Firefighter Breakfast Saturday
09/14/2023
The Tiverton Firefighters Association are putting on their Annual Breakfast on Saturday from 7 to 11 am at the Whitney Crawford Community Centre. They invite everyone to enjoy a delicious start to the day on September 16th and visit with their local members. The cost of the breakfast is by donation....
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Emergency Access Point Beach Signs Stolen In Huron-Kinloss
09/13/2023
Huron-Kinloss says beach access signs that help emergency responders locate people have been stolen from its waterfront. Director of Community Services Mike Fair says firefighters, paramedics and police are able to use the 911 address signs to locate beach access points, and to help people identify where they are on the beach when they’re calling 911.,,,
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Huron Perth Home Sales Numbers dipped over 11% in August versus Last Year
09/13/2023
Home Sales in the Huron Perth area declined over 11 percent last month with the latest figures released by the Huron Perth Association of Realtors. In August there were a total of 138 units sold which sits 29 percent below the 5 year average for the month and the same figure below the 10 year mark....
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Bruce County Museum holding Blanket Exercises in honour of National Day of Truth & Reconciliation
09/13/2023
In commemoration of the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre in partnership with Nawash Board of Education, Saugeen Advocacy for Health and Grey Bruce Community Legal Clinic will be hosting Blanket Exercises during the month of September.... The Blanket Exercise is a participatory and visceral experience of the impacts of colonization on Indigenous peoples, which includes their relationship with the land, air, and water....
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SBGHC set to Temporarily Close Durham & Walkerton ED’s due to Staffing
09/12/2023
The South Bruce Grey Health Centre has temporarily closed its Durham Emergency Department and will repeat the action due to staffing issues in addition to the Walkerton ED.The Durhan ED closed this afternoon at 5pm and will re-open on Wednesday at 7am. Heading into the weekend it will close overnight from Saturday, September 16th to Tuesday, September 19th. It will close each day at 5pm and re-open the next morning at 7am. The Walkerton ED faces similar closures from Thursday, September 14th to Sunday, September 15th with identical overnight closures.The Chesley ED has already been temporarily closed and will re-open on Monday, September 25th at 7am.;;;
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Progress On Redevelopment Proposal For Old County Courthouse & Jail In Owen Sound
09/12/2023
There’s some progress on a proposal to redevelop the old Grey County courthouse and jail in Owen Sound. City council approved a recommendation at Monday’s meeting to direct staff to continue processing a zoning by-law amendment application for the properties at 1235 and 1259 3rd Avenue East, next to the fire hall....
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South Bruce releases recent Community Survey Results on DGR by Deloitte
09/11/2023
The South Bruce Community is preparing to take part in a 2024 referendum about its willingness to host the deep geological repository for used nuclear fuel, and a recent community survey was undertaken presented by Deloitte. Key findings of the survey conducted July 10th to August 11th include 97% being a least somewhat familiar with the project, and 88% saying they would definitely vote in the referendum....
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Clean Energy Frontier Director Talks Challenges And Opportunities
09/11/2023
The Clean Energy Frontier updated Bruce County Council on their work during a presentation on Thursday. The purpose of the program is to amplify and highlight the economic benefits of the nuclear and clean energy industry that the region sees across Bruce, Grey, and Huron Counties....
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