Controversial Bill 23 passes, could severely cost municipalities
11/29/2022
Despite widespread opposition from municipalities, conservation authorities and affordable housing advocates, the Ontario government passed the controversial More Homes Built Faster Act on Monday.  Bill 23 restricts the planning authority of local governments, including limiting how much they can collect in development charges, a move the Association of Municipalities of Ontario says could leave them short $5 billion, a shortfall taxpayers would largely need to make up.... 
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Bill 23 Does Not Consider Impacts On Rental Housing: Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force Coordinator
11/29/2022 
Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force Coordinator Jill Umbach says the provincial government’s approach to Bill 23 is not taking into consideration the impacts on rental housing.... Umbach says; "the government’s strategy to build more houses isn’t taking into consideration a wide range factors. Everything from building into the greenbelt, and lack of protection from wetlands, versus the impacts some of the measures will have on rental housing.... one of the things that would happen under the bill, is give more power to cancel rental housing protection...." 
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SBGHC announce President & CEO Michael Barrett not renewing contract
11/28/2022
The South Bruce Grey Health Centre issued a press release this afternoon announcing that President & CEO  for the Organization Michael Barrett has elected not to renew his contract beyond its expiry date of March 31st of next year.... SBGHC says recruitment process has been initiated with a goal of having a new President & CEO in place in time to allow suitable overlap prior to his March 31st departure.... 
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Goderich motel named chamber’s Business of the Year
11/28/2022
The Maple Leaf Motel in Goderich was named Business of the Year at this weekend’s annual Huron Chamber of Commerce awards.... Judges said Maple Leaf Motels application was so genuine and cheerful that even though owners Iqbal Shaukat and Tahseen Tahira are new to the community, they honour the history of the business....
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South Bruce OPP Respond To 48 Collisions Involving Deer In November
11/28/2022
South Bruce OPP says that between October 2nd and 17th of this year, they responded to 16 collisions involving deer. They also say that the amount of deer-related collisions in the county went up for the month of November. No injuries were reported at any of the scenes. Between November 4th and 24th, they responded to 48 crashes involving the animals....
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Kincardine Christmas Market raising funds for food bank
11/28/2022
This Sunday (Dec 4) there will be a Christmas Market Fundraiser at the Kincardine Pavillion in support of the local foodbank. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 4 there will be over 30 artisans, bakers and vendors selling their seasonal wares. There will also be a silent auction and donations collected at the door to support the Kincardine Ministerial Food Bank.... 
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Winter clothes available for those caught in the cold
11/25/2022
The Knox Presbyterian Church in Kincardine is looking to distribute warm winter clothes today, before the cold weather returns. From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., those in need can visit the church at 345 Durham St. to collect hats, scarves, boots, mittens and other winter items that were donated over last.... 
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YMCA Owen Sound Grey Bruce Honours Retired CEO With Gymnasium Dedication
11/25/2022
The YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce finally got a chance to honour their former CEO. Gayle Graham retired as Chief Executive Officer of the organization last year, and the Board of Directors decided to dedicate the gymnasium in her name.... 
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Local municipalities rail against Bill 23; Saugeen Shores and Kincardine have both voiced their opposition to the province's controversial More Homes Built Faster Act
11/24/2022
Local municipalities have been sending responses to the province to share their opposition with Bill 23 before today’s deadline.... Kincardine voted in favour of sending their concerns to the province, as did Saugeen Shores council. Mayor Luke Charbonneau says an act like this won’t solve a problem that’s developed over a long period of time.... 
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HPHA reports rise in respiratory illnesses
11/24/2022
The Huron-Perth Healthcare Alliance is seeing a rise of patients in local hospitals with respiratory illnesses. Officials with the Healthcare Alliance say this month alone, the number of patients has jumped 11 per cent when compared to numbers from last year. Among those in hospital, include children aged 6 or younger as officials say 14 patients have been admitted with influenza since Nov. 1. Of those admitted with influenza, seven have been children aged 6 or younger.... 
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Sauble Beach library Closing For Renovations
11/23/2022
The Bruce County Public Library Sauble Beach branch is closing this week for renovations. The library says the branch will close on Nov. 24 for renovation work, which includes new flooring, shelving, furniture, and a new paint job. The work is expected to take a number of weeks and has a planned reopening date for Dec. 14.... 
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Violence Against Women Vigil being held at Kincardine United Church on Dec. 6th
11/23/2022
The Kincardine United Church shared word of an upcoming Come & Go Vigil at the church on Tuesday, December 6th.  Event from 7 to 9 pm will give attendees a chance to pay respect to the 14 women murdered at E’cole Politechnique in Montreal in 1989 as well as to the other women victimized & murdered this year by their intimate partners.... 
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