Pandemic

Buy the Way: This cottager bought his cabin on the East Coast sight unseen

The backstory: When he was growing up in Florenceville-Bristol, N.B., on the East Coast, 46-year-old film producer and consultant Sandy Hunter spent time at his family camp near the St. John River, fishing and hiking with his father and brother. After moving to Toronto in 1997, Sandy regularly made the trek home to visit family … Continued

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Community support shines at Owen Sound Terry Fox Run

While the pandemic kept the community from gathering for the annual Terry Fox Run on Sunday, the Owen Sound community was certainly still behind the event this year. For the second straight year the annual run was held in a “one day, your way,” format, where participants were encouraged to complete the event at a […]

Kite flying provides perfect pandemic therapy

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, Francois Larouche saw his gigs as a professional guitar player quickly dry up. But thanks to a chance encounter in a Quebec park last summer, Larouche has discovered a new passion in flying kites. “Kite flying has been like a godsend,” Larouche said on Saturday afternoon where […]

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 […]

Great Lakes Breakdowns: There’s a thin line between affordable and not for boat tows

Great Lakes Breakdowns: There’s a thin line between affordable and not for boat tows

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, millions of Americans suddenly found themselves out of work or working remotely, their recreational options severely limited with the closure of bars, eateries, gyms and countless public spaces.

So what better way to spend time with family while remaining socially distanced than buying a boat and hitting the water?

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

Grey-Bruce adds 2 COVID cases Friday, both in Brockton

The Grey Bruce Health Unit reported two new COVID-19 cases on Friday, both in Brockton. There are now 26 active cases among the 2,300 confirmed in Grey-Bruce since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the health unit’s daily situation report, which includes case counts and vaccine data in the 24-hour period prior to midnight […]

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