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habitat for humanity building homes skills at saugeen first nation

Habitat for Humanity building homes, skills at Saugeen First Nation

Construction of four Habitat for Humanity homes at Chippewas of Saugeen First Nation comes with the usual expectation that homeowners will work on their homes, alongside volunteers and skilled labour. These builds will also include up to 10 Indigenous community members aged 18 to 30, from Saugeen and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation at […]

symphony capping off 49th season with free virtual concert saturday

Symphony capping off 49th season with free virtual concert Saturday

The Georgian Bay Symphony will be closing out its 49th season Saturday night with a free virtual concert as planning continues to stage a hybrid 50th season in 2021-22 featuring both digital and live concerts. Saturday’s event will be streamed at 7 p.m. on the symphony’s YouTube channel and will include works by Vivaldi, Mozart […]

CHURCH OF GOD: Pastor, police react to judge’s lock-the-doors ruling

CHURCH OF GOD: Pastor, police react to judge’s lock-the-doors ruling

Friday morning, Superior Court Justice Bruce Thomas had little choice but to order the controversial Church of God in Aylmer locked up until Ontario’s pandemic restrictions are loosened. The decision came after weeks of flouting Ontario’s emergency public-health laws with far-too-large Sunday services. The padlocks are slated to go on the church’s doors some time […]

judge orders aylmers defiant church of god locked fines pastors

Judge orders Aylmer’s defiant Church of God locked, fines pastors

The doors of Aylmer’s Church of God are getting padlocks. After weeks of flouting Ontario’s emergency public-health laws with far-too-large Sunday services, Superior Court Justice Bruce Thomas had little choice Friday but to order the controversial Elgin County church locked up until Ontario’s pandemic restrictions are loosened. In addition, the church corporation has been fined […]

Region’s jobless rate down as tourism operators hope for the best

The Stratford-Bruce Peninsula economic region gained about 3,300 jobs in April while its unemployment rate continued to trend downwards, according to data released May 7 from Statistics Canada. The region’s most recent unemployment figure, a three-month moving average unadjusted for seasonality, decreased by half a percentage point in April to 6.1 per cent, nearly two […]

Province launches new Ontario Tourism and Travel Small Business support grant

The Ontario government is providing one‐time payments of between $10,000 and $20,000 to support eligible small tourism and travel businesses struggling to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic through the new $100-million Ontario Tourism and Travel Small Business Support Grant. The launch of the program was announced Thursday by Lisa MacLeod, Minister of […]

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