A Grey Highlands effort to raise money to help Canadian Red Cross work with Ukrainians displaced by war in their country is now supporting local Ukrainian relief efforts. Read More
A man who died in a fire last month in a community east of Woodstock has been identified by police. George Townsend, 59, of Princeton was found by emergency responders who responded to a fire on Victoria Street in Princeton at 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 4, Oxford OPP said Tuesday. Townsend was found inside a […]
A group in opposition to TC Energy’s proposed hydroelectric pumped storage facility in Meaford is taking their fight to the frigid waters. The Save the Bay Polar Dip is set for Feb. 27 from 1 to 2 p.m., at Fred Raper Park in Meaford. The Save Georgian Bay team has raised nearly $8,000 of their […]
London’s Children’s Health Foundation is getting a $2-million slice of a mega-donation to Canada’s children’s hospitals from the charity co-founded by the head of online commerce giant Shopify. The Thistledown Foundation is donating $26 million to 13 children’s hospital foundations across Canada. Each one, including the Children’s Health Foundation, is receiving $2 million. “We’re over […]
The invasion of Ukraine has humanitarian relief agencies tapping into the beer community, including a craft brewery in St. Thomas, to help raise much-needed money.
A biotechnology firm, headed by Owen Sound native John Lewis, has received the go-ahead to begin Phase 2 clinical trials of its made-in-Canada, single-dose COVID-19 DNA vaccine candidate. Edmonton-based Entos Pharmaceuticals is planning to begin the trial of Covigenix VAX-001 in the new year, involving 11 sites in South Africa and up to 500 participants. […]
A house fire near downtown Owen Sound resulted in the death of a family’s dog Monday morning. Owen Sound Fire Chief Phil Eagleson said the family of four who lives at the home on the corner of 11th and 2nd Avenue West were visiting family when a fire started in their kitchen. A person using […]