Author: Owen Sound Sun Times

City approves plan to address mould, water issues at former CN station

An increased volume of groundwater has been penetrating the basement of the city-owned former Canadian National Railway station, causing mould contamination on the lower level and on stored items and elevated spore counts on both levels of the waterfront building. City council was informed of those issues during a budget session Wednesday before approving a […]

Grey-Bruce clubs preparing trails for upcoming snowmobile season

A wet and mild fall has presented some challenges in preparing local snowmobile trails, but that hasn’t stopped the clubs from getting out and working on many of the trails across Grey-Bruce. Karen Buratynski, manager of Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs District 9, said Wednesday that the local clubs have been out and about for […]

Grey-Bruce adds four COVID cases Wednesday

Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported Wednesday by the Grey Bruce Health Unit. Kincardine, Owen Sound, Saugeen Shores and Blue Mountains all had new cases confirmed by testing. There are 45 active cases and 250 high-risk contacts being managed by the health unit. Total confirmed cases of the pandemic virus in Grey-Bruce is now […]

South Bruce Peninsula joins Bruce County municipalities with Digital Service Squad

Marcie Riegling is available to help small businesses on the peninsula with digital marketing and e-commerce projects for free until February. Riegling, who operates a social media and marketing company, is part of Digital Main Street’s Digital Service Squad. The program is funded through provincial and federal grants, including investment from the Ontario Ministry of […]

Black history documentary is latest for former Owen Sound filmmaker

The documentary filmmaker who gave us Queen’s Hotel Blues, about the demise of a downtown Owen Sound landmark, has taken a long look at a little known former rural Black community near his home on the Niagara Peninsula. Graeme Bachiu’s latest effort is the six-part series, Canfield Roots, about the tiny community of Canfield’s importance […]

One dead, two injured in collision in Georgian Bluffs

One person died and another suffered life-threatening injuries after a collision in Georgian Bluffs on Tuesday morning. At about 8:30 a.m., Grey Bruce OPP responded to the two vehicle crash on Grey Road 17 in the area of Copper Kettle. Police attended along with members of the Inter Township Fire Department and Grey County EMS […]

Christmas Fund Broadcast to hit the airwaves on Sunday

The CFOS Sun Times Christmas Fund Broadcast is back for its 82nd year, and organizers are hoping for another big year as local charities continue to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The broadcast had a record year in 2020 with about $48,000 raised for 22 local charities and organizations, and the hope is […]

Hundreds tested in response to COVID outbreak at Holland Centre school

Hundreds of people have been tested and the Grey Bruce Health Unit was awaiting results in relation to an outbreak at Holland Chatsworth Central School. Grey-Bruce Medical Officer of Health said Tuesday morning that the situation remained very much under control with just two cases related to the actual outbreak at the school. A total […]

More must be done to end domestic violence, say vigil organizers

As the COVID-19 pandemic maintains its grip on Canada and the world, experts say a “shadow epidemic” of violence against women has intensified. “In times of crisis, the number of women being abused rises and we see it in the news every day. We see the rise in violence against women during the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Owen Sound council discusses Flato’s plan to build 829-unit subdivision

City council has received its first detailed look at a company’s plan to create an 829-unit residential subdivision across the street from Georgian College and East Ridge Community School in Owen Sound. Staff presented a technical report Monday night on Flato Owen Sound’s Greystone Village mixed-use subdivision proposal. It included information on the project, such […]

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