Bruce

17 Grey-Bruce residents in hospital with COVID-19 Sunday

The number of Grey-Bruce residents in hospital with a confirmed case of COVID-19 rose over the weekend from 14 Friday to 17 Sunday. Fourteen of those patients are hospitalized in Grey-Bruce, while three are in hospital outside of the region, according to the Grey Bruce Health Unit’s daily situation report for Sunday. All local cases […]

Wiarton-area woman says cold water swimming ‘changed my life’

As temperatures dipped below -25 C with the wind chill Saturday morning, 76-year-old Joan Barton stripped down to her “skivvies” and plunged into the near-freezing waters of Colpoys Bay. The spirited South Bruce Peninsula woman swam in the frigid deep-blue water for exactly three minutes — one minute for each degree of water temperature — […]

Locally based novel combines fiction with memories

Pete Tiernan has been vacationing at Bruce Beach since he was four years old in 1963. His experiences over the years inspired a long-thought-out novel that became reality a little over a year ago. He was inspired to write the novel 25 years ago and came back to it during the pandemic. “My parents and […]

Community organizations rise to the challenges faced from Covid

EPCOR’s Heart + Soul Fund supports Southern Bruce non-profits   COVID-19 has been a constant challenge for the non-profit sector. With fundraising the primary source of revenue for most of these organizations, the pandemic has left many struggling to survive. With a staff of just two people, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kincardine & District […]

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