Public art installation in Owen Sound about hope and healing

When Metis artist Tracey-May Chambers began her #hopeandhealingcanada installations earlier this year, her main goal was about reconnecting as Canada and Ontario began to reopen from the pandemic. Since then her installations have remained symbols of connectivity, but have also become about creating a dialogue about the difficult subjects of past and present racial discrimination […]

Is the canoe the ultimate, ahem, pleasure-craft?

For as long as couples have paddled together, there has been a bit of a wink-wink, nudge-nudge undercurrent to the fine art of canoeing. It was the late Pierre Berton who was credited with the line—though he later denied it was his—“A true Canadian is one who can make love in a canoe without tipping.” … Continued

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‘Muted’ Labour Day event in Owen Sound Sunday

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. […]

First ever Indigenous Market is held in Victoria Park

The first ever Indigenous Market in Kincardine took place in Victoria Park on Saturday, August 22. Hundreds of people came out to check out the vendors who offered art, jewellery, food and clothes. Almost twenty Indigenous vendors used the platform to offer their goods, as well education. Vendors were attendees of the Pow Wow Trail, […]

How to cool your cottage in hot weather

Keeping the interior of a three-season cottage cool can be a challenge, particularly if you’re working without an air conditioner. If you find yourself struggling to sleep on hot, muggy summer nights, it might be time for some renovations to promote a cool, comfortable cottage living space. Go bright When the sun hits the siding … Continued

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