Five taken to hospital after head-on crash: Police

A two-vehicle crash north of London sent five people to hospital Friday afternoon. Police, firefighters and paramedics responded to what police described as a  “two-vehicle, head-on crash”  at Highway 4 and Victoria Drive, near Whalen Line, just north of the village of Centralia. A total of five people between the two vehicles were taken to […]

Nurse shortage closes Chesley emergency for two nights

The Chesley hospital’s emergency department will be closed Friday and Saturday night. The South Bruce Grey Health Centre said Friday afternoon that the closures were due to unexpected nursing absences. “All efforts to find staffing for the Emergency Department have been undertaken without success,” the hospital corporation said in a news release. The emergency department […]

About 60 people join Sauble fun for SickKids Sunday

A fun walk/run at Sauble Beach helped raise more than $6,000 for SickKids hospital Sunday morning. The annual eight-kilometre Sauble Beach Chamber of Commerce event had about 60 participants. It has raised more than $40,000 in support bleeding disorders over the last several years, said Dave Fretz one of the event’s organizers. Customers at Fretz’s […]

Jim Harrold championed open government, was mentor to many

Jim Harrold is being remembered for his positivity and many accomplishments — as a Flesherton-area politician, hospital and college executive and strategic consultant — and most importantly to him, as a dedicated family man and mentor. He died July 27 in Chapman House hospice in Owen Sound, at 72 years, from a fast-moving cancer which […]

New Markdale hospital now 60 per cent complete

Construction of the new hospital in Markdale is now about 60 per cent complete, with the facility expected to be open to patients by the end of next year or in early 2024. Grey Bruce Health Services vice-president and chief financial officer John Kurvink was at Grey County council on Thursday where he provided an […]

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