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COVID-19 :Two New Cases & 12 Recoveries In Grey Bruce Sunday
01/25/2021
Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Grey Bruce Sunday (Jan 24):... one each in Hanover and Owen Sound. The Health Unit says with 12 recoveries, there are 25 confirmed active cases in the region and no active probable cases.... They say there are 76 High Risk Contacts associated with the region’s active cases. Two people from Grey Bruce are currently hospitalized. No one has died locally from the virus... 
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Hospital to provide update through virtual information session
01/25/2021
The South Bruce Grey Health Centre is holding a virtual information session on the new addition to the Kincardine hospital. It will take place tomorrow night at 6 on Zoom and Facebook Live.... 
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Changes could be on the way on how Deputy Mayor is elected in Kincardine
01/25/2021
The way the Deputy Mayor is elected in Kincardine could be changing. Council asked staff for a report on the role of the Deputy Mayor back in December and it was presented at last Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting....
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COVID-19:Five New Cases of COVID-19 in Grey Bruce Saturday
01/24/2021
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported 5 new Covid cases and 3 additional recoveries in the region Saturday....residents of Brockton, Hanover, Huron Kinloss, Saugeen Shores and West Grey all tested positive....The active known case load in the region increased to 37.... There have not been any deaths attributed to Covid in Grey Bruce....
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COVID-19: Four New Cases, Three Recoveries In Grey Bruce Friday
01/23/2021
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported four new Covid cases...in the region Friday:...three people from Kincardine and a resident of West Grey tested positive. The active known case load in the region increased to 35, as lab-confirmed new infections slightly outpaced recoveries. Two people from the area are currently hospitalized due to the virus. There have not been any deaths attributed to Covid in Grey Bruce.... 
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Owen Sound Volunteer & Senior Of The Year Nominations Open
11/23/2021
Owen Sound is looking for nominations for its annual Senior, Volunteer and Youth Volunteer of the Year. A release from the City says, for almost 45 years, it has been recognizing volunteers from community groups and organizations who have had a substantial positive influence on the quality of life in the city.
The City is now asking for nominations 2021’s awards... 
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COVID-19 Seven Bew Cases & Two Recoveries In Grey Bruce Thursday
01/22/2021
Seven new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Grey Bruce Thursday (Jan21):...two are in Grey Highlands and one each in Arran Elderslie, Chatsworth, Kincardine, Saugeen Shores and West Grey....there are 34 active cases in the region and one active probable case....The Health Unit says there are 96 high risk contacts associated with the region’s active cases. Two people from Grey Bruce are currently hospitalized. No one has died locally.... 
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A decade-long streak for Bruce Power on top employers for young people list
01/22/2021
For the 10th year in a row, Bruce Power has been named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. The company has been recognized for its focus on young employees through career development programs and opportunities.... ​
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Legal questions raised about vaccines and condition of employment
01/22/2021
Now that COVID-19 vaccines are available to certain people in Canada, that begs the question, are there any provincial mandates requiring certain individuals to get vaccinated? Toronto lawyer, Michael Comartin reviews the current situation in Ontario.... 
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Schools In Grey Bruce To Re-Open To In-Class Learning Next Week
01/20/2021
School boards in Grey and Bruce counties have been given the green light by the Ontario government to resume in-person learning next week.... The Grey Bruce Health Unit is among the seven public health units where elementary and secondary schools will be permitted to resume in-person learning next Monday.... 
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Grey Bruce Residents Asked To Report Contact With COVID-19 Cases From Other Regions
01/20/2021
Public Health Grey Bruce is asking all residents of the region to notify its COVID-19 team immediately if they become aware they had contact with a person with COVID-19 from another geographic area.... It says several Health Units in Ontario have had to reduce or discontinue case and contact management due to the volume of cases. As a result, Public Health Grey Bruce may not be receiving notification from other health units if an active case from another health unit had contact with residents from Grey and Bruce Counties. That’s why they’re asking local residents to notify the COVID-19 team immediately if they become aware that they had contact with a person with COVID-19 from another geographic area. The number for the COVID-19 Team is 519-376-9420 or 1-800-263-3456 Ext 3000... 
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COVID-19: One New Case In Grey Bruce Tuesday
01/20/2021
One new case of COVID-19 was reported Tuesday in Grey Bruce...in The Town of The Blue Mountains. With six recoveries, the Health Unit says there are 35 active cases in the region and no active probable cases....Two people from Grey Bruce are currently hospitalized No one has died locally over the course of the pandemic.... 
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Positive COVID-19 results at Goderich salt mine
01/20/2021
At least three people working at a salt mine in Goderich have tested positive for COVID-19. Compass Minerals issued a statement saying that it is conducting contact tracing and anyone they have identified will be required to self-isolate.... 
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Saugeen Shores budget set for vote, calls for small tax increase
01/20/2021
The 2021 Saugeen Shores budget is near completion. Council held another budget discussion earlier this month and residents can expect a small increase of up to 2 percent in the tax levy.... 
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COVID-19 Five New Cases and Six Recoveries In Grey Bruce Monday
01/19/2021
Five new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Grey Bruce Monday...in Owen Sound, Brockton, Grey Highlands, Hanover and West Grey. With six recoveries, there are 41 active cases and no active probable cases.... Public Health says there are 115 High Risk Contacts associated with the region’s active cases. Two people form Grey Bruce are currently hospitalized. No one has died locally from the virus.... 
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Good feedback to survey on where new KDSS should go
01/19/2021
Officials with the Bluewater District School Board say they have a pretty good idea where parents and students want the new Kincardine District Senior School to be located. Results of a December survey were released and posted on the Board’s website.... Report Available here
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Nominations open for Woman of Distinction Award
01/19/2021
Nominations are now being accepted for the annual Woman of Distinction Awards. Women’s House, which serves Bruce and Grey County are opening up the nominations in two categories: Woman AND Young Women.... 
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Port Elgin Farmer’s Market Will Open This Summer
01/19/2021
The Port Elgin Farmer’s Market will be open this summer. The BIA announced its return will be Wednesday, June 2, 2021 in Coulter Parkette in downtown Port Elgin. The BIA says It will run each subsequent Wednesday through September 1, on the condition there are no Public Health orders in place that would prohibit the operation of the market....  
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