The Grey Bruce Health Unit confirmed six new COVID-19 infections and a newly reported death Friday. Two new cases of the pandemic virus were reported in both Southgate and Kincardine while Owen Sound and South Bruce Peninsula recorded a single new case each. The health unit is now following 49 confirmed active cases of COVID-19 […]
Huron Perth Public Health added six new cases of COVID-19 Friday.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A new Environmental Protection Agency mobile app will help communities track water quality at their beaches.
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The devastating situation in India is our newest reminder we need global co-operation to defeat COVID-19.
Ontario is extending its stay-at-home order until June 2, a move Premier Doug Ford said was aimed at bringing down the number of COVID-19 infections while ramping up vaccinations to achieve a “two-dose summer.”
Life in lockdown will remain a reality in Ontario until at least June 2, the provincial government announced Thursday. With over 700 COVID-19 patients in intensive care units, and provincial case counts still totalling over 2,700 on average this past week, the provincewide stay-at-home order has been extended. The province also announced schools will remain […]
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