Thursday, May 6, 2021

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Covid: Five New Cases, Seven Resolved In Grey Bruce
05/06/2021
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported five new Covid cases...on Thursday:...two people from Chatsworth, two from Georgian Bluffs and an Owen Sound resident... a slight daily decrease in the region’s active known cases to 51. Two Grey Bruce residents are currently hospitalized, and 162 active high-risk close contacts have been identified by Public Health.On vaccination progress in Grey Bruce: 63,061 doses have been administered to date.... 
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Huron Perth, other health units to start accepting patients 50 and older for vaccine appointments
05/06/2021
Starting on Thursday, additional groups of people become eligible to receive the COVID vaccine in Huron Perth....Individuals turning 50 this year, (born in 1971) those who cannot work from home, education workers, front line emergency responders, unlicensed childcare employees, and Foster care agency workers. Those who work in food manufacturing, agriculture and funeral workers are all among those eligible....  
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Construction “Going Gangbusters” In Saugeen Shores
05/06/2021
Mayor Luke Charbonneau summed it up nicely at his annual Breakfast with the Mayor event:... “The year is going gangbusters. Growth is accelerating at a dramatic rate.” Charbonneau told over 20-people taking part in the virtual event that, so far this year, the municipality has issued 156 building permits representing a construction value of 35-million-dollars which is a 105% increase in value over the same period in 2020....The mayor states 58% of Bruce County’s future residential units will be in Saugeen Shores.... 
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Net-Zero House At Neyaashiinigmiing Wins Award
05/06/2021
A new near net-zero home designed by University of Waterloo students at Neyaashiinigmiing on the Bruce Peninsula has landed them an award from the U.S. Department of Energy. Constructed by members of the Warrior Home team and Habitat for Humanity Grey-Bruce, the home now supports a family mainly through solar energy.... 
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