The Grey Bruce Health Unit has issued an opioid alert following at least five drug overdoses within a 48-hour period. Read More
Over a year into the global pandemic, the provincial government will introduce legislation that would mandate three paid sick days for Ontario workers and double the payments for the federal work program. The Ontario COVID-19 Worker Income Protection Benefit would double the funding through the federal program, the Canadian Recovery Sickness Benefit, to $1,000 a…
Huron-Kinloss has announced a new 10 year pilot project that will allow the use of golf carts on certain municipal roads.
From lead pipes to PFAS, drinking water contamination is a major issue plaguing cities and towns all around the Great Lakes. Cleaning up contaminants and providing safe water to everyone is an ongoing public health struggle.
Keep up with drinking water-related developments in the Great Lakes area.
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- Illinois To Receive $1.7 Billion To Replace Lead Pipes—1340 WJOL
Illinois is expected to receive roughly $1.7 billion from the federal infrastructure bill to help address the issue of lead pipes in the state.
The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported no new COVID-19 cases in the region Monday. As of just before midnight Sunday, there were 12 active and confirmed cases of the virus in Grey-Bruce and 43 high-risk contacts associated with those cases. Four people with COVID-19 are hospitalized locally due to COVID-19 according to the health unit’s […]
It used to be when Western University professor Julie Aitken Schermer walked into a classroom, her students would be noisily chatting with each other. But in the age of electronics and technology, that has all vanished, she says. “You would walk into the classroom, even pre-pandemic, it was silent,” Schermer said. “They were staring at […]