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Grey Transit Route pitches enhancing service to Bruce County

As the Grey Transit Route nears its first anniversary in operation, work continues to grow the service in Grey and Bruce counties. On Thursday, Grey County’s manager of community transportation, Stephanie Stewart, made a presentation to Bruce County council which included a proposal to expand one of the routes so that it runs more days […]

Grey County’s fastest-growing municipality gets first Pride crosswalk

Southgate’s first Pride crosswalk is a “visual cue” that the township celebrates diversity and inclusion, a particularly important message since the largely rural municipality is the fastest growing in Grey County, says Deputy-mayor Brian Milne. “There’s a perception, I think, in Ontario or indeed anywhere that small, rural towns are very close-minded and very parochial […]

Grey County approves LTC agreements

An arbitrator awarded OPSEU members at Lee Manor wage increases, which then were used to set wages at Grey Gables, another of the county’s other long-term care homes. Wages will increase by 1.62 per cent at Lee Manor in each of three years of the collective agreement which expired Dec. 31, 2019. Negotiations to renew […]

Funding to boost services, programs for businesses at Sydenham Campus

Grey County’s Sydenham Campus is getting an $845,000 funding boost from FedDev Ontario, which county officials say will help take the regional skills training, trades and innovation centre “to the next level.” The funding will be used to create a maker space and device lab with 3D printers and prototyping equipment at the centre, located […]

Saturday night’s tornado warnings prompt investigations Sunday

Despite conditions which favoured tornadoes along parts of the Lake Huron shoreline Saturday night, Environment and Climate Change Canada had no confirmed reports of any by Sunday afternoon. However, Northern Tornadoes Project investigators were to visit the Bayfield, Ont. area of Huron County Sunday, then go to the Thornbury area in eastern Grey County to […]

Push is on to get vaccination rates up by fall in Grey-Bruce

Dr. Ian Arra, the Grey-Bruce medical officer of health, continues to stress how the Delta variant is adding new urgency for people to get their COVID-19 shots. In remarks to Grey County council Thursday, he said 99 per cent of new cases in the first half of July were of the more contagious Delta variant, […]

Grey County answers ‘call to action’ amid opioid crisis

After a presentation on the nature of substance addiction and how more needs to be done to support sufferers, Grey County council agreed Thursday to look at what more the county could do. “What we’re receiving here is a call to action,” Warden Selwyn Hicks said. “I would hate for us to have this nice […]

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