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Greig wants to reopen Owen Sound garbage bag tag discussion

Owen Sound Deputy-mayor Scott Greig wants council to reopen the garbage bag tag discussion. He introduced a notice of motion at Monday’s city council meeting to do so and said in an interview more discussion is needed because council didn’t consider all relevant information. He was at a trade show event for work and couldn’t […]

‘For some it’s never ending,” gender-based violence vigil hears

Lit candles stood beside photos of École Polytechnique’s 14 victims, all killed 34 years ago because they were women, in what’s known as the Montreal Massacre. The annual vigil in Owen Sound’s market building remembered them, and 62 women whom Krystal Stukas, a Women’s Centre Grey Bruce spokeswoman, said all died due to femicide — […]

Scholarship fund established in memory of Sharif Rahman

The Community Foundation Grey Bruce has announced the establishment of a scholarship fund in memory of Sharif Rahman, who died from injuries sustained in a serious assault outside his restaurant in downtown Owen Sound on Aug. 17. The new endowment, initiated by an anonymous donor, is named the Sharifur Rahman Memorial Scholarship Fund and will […]

South Bruce Peninsula taking applications for vacant council position

South Bruce Peninsula will take applications from eligible electors to fill its vacant council seat. At its meeting on Tuesday, council chose to fill the vacant council seat by appointing an individual rather than holding a by-election, which would cost the municipality an estimated $40,000 and staff time. Mayor Jay Kirkland said Tuesday that the […]

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