Ontario will do doing everything possible to keep kids in class throughout the school year, Education Minister Stephen Lecce says. Read More
By Janice MacKay May 4, 2021 12:12pm Share via: About 3,350 Hydro One customers were without power in the Walkerton area this afternoon due to an equipment failure. Hydro One said repair crews were called to the scene, and power is now restored Westario reported its customers in the Village of Neustadt were also part…
No annual Labour Day parade will take place in Port Elgin again this year due to pandemic concerns. Instead, local labour leaders will meet in downtown Owen Sound, at the gazebo by the Sydenham River, across from the art gallery between 2:30 and 4 p.m. for a “muted” gathering, the Grey Bruce Labour Council announced. […]
Canada says it is banning all passenger flights from India and Pakistan for one month as the number of COVID-19 cases surge in both countries. Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced Thursday afternoon that the changes will take effect at 11:30 p.m. eastern time and last for 30 days. The rules apply to Canadian citizens and…
News travels fast in a border city, especially when it comes from Ottawa. “This is fantastic. We’ve been waiting and waiting and waiting,” was one of the messages left in Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley’s inbox after a news leak that the federal government is about to ditch that mandatory, expensive COVID-19 test for Canadians who […]
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced the beginning of a public comment period on its draft environmental impact statement and management plan for the proposed marine sanctuary in eastern Lake Ontario, the next step toward official designation.
“Any possible new sanctuary is a big deal for NOAA, the surrounding community and the nation,” said Nicole LeBoeuf, acting director of NOAA’s National Ocean Service.