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The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported 50 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, though the health unit specified new cases currently only reflect infection in those eligible for testing. They do however, the health unit said, provide an accurate representation of transmission trends in the community. The seven-day average of daily new cases in Grey-Bruce […]
Hundreds turned out to Harrison Park and Grey Roots for North America’s longest-running Emancipation Day Festival over the weekend. The 160th Owen Sound Emancipation Festival ran from Friday to Sunday, serving as a celebration and a time to reflect for the descendants of those who escaped slavery and found freedom and peace in Canada. Festival […]
Public health experts in Ontario are calling a recent rise in COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations the beginning of the sixth wave of the diease, but locally the data is inconclusive. “For a trend to be a trend we need a few weeks not just a couple of days. We have seen an increase in […]
Men of Grey and Bruce are once again being invited to put on a pair of women’s heels for charity. Women’s House’s annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® fundraiser is coming soon! This year, as we return to in-person events, we have two events! Walkers can take the pledge on Saturday, May 28th in […]
Bruce and Grey counties are hoping for more provincial help developing the public transportation system in the region. The counties are requesting a delegation with Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure Kinga Surma when they head to the Ontario Good Roads Conference in Toronto from April 10 to 13, where they plan to ask for the extension […]