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Dowdall heads back to Ottawa following ‘Groundhog Day’ election night

Conservative Terry Dowdall is headed back to Ottawa to represent the riding of Simcoe-Grey. The incumbent received increased support from voters in the riding according to election results. With all but one Simcoe-Grey poll reported Tuesday afternoon, Dowdall had received 33,734 votes and 47 per cent of ballots cast. That’s an uptick from the 32,812 […]

Re-elected in Huron-Bruce, Lobb reflects on messages voters sent

Conservative support grew in Huron-Bruce in Monday’s election, while the Liberals fell further out of favour with local voters. Voters returned Ben Lobb for a sixth consecutive election, to a Parliament that looks about the same as it did before the election was called. “We can see the Liberal numbers went down quite a bit […]

No new cases of COVID-19 reported in Grey-Bruce Tuesday

For a second straight day, the Grey Bruce Health Unit reported no new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday. The number of active local cases has dropped from 22 Monday to 19 and there are now 28 active high-risk contacts. Confirmed cases to date in Grey-Bruce remain at 2,304, while 2,259 of those cases are now considered […]

Porgram aims to reach out to vaccine hesitant in Grey-Bruce

While COVID-19 vaccine uptake has been quite strong in Grey-Bruce, a project is in the works to help reach many of those local residents who may still be hesitant about getting the jab. The Reaching Rural: Building vaccine confidence in rural Southwestern Ontario program is designed to provide peer support to individuals in the Grey-Bruce-Huron-Perth […]

Tories, NDP, PPC see support climb in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound

Conservative Alex Ruff won a second term as Bruce–Grey–Owen Sound’s MP Monday with a larger vote share than he secured in 2019, while both the local Liberals and Greens saw their support drop from the previous federal election. The NDP and People’s Party of Canada, meanwhile, saw their vote percentages climb locally, with the latter […]

Grey Highlands woman charged after pedestrian struck in Collingwood

A Grey Highlands woman has been charged with impaired driving after a pedestrian was struck and injured in a parking lot in Collingwood. On Friday at approximately 9:15 p.m., the woman was charged with impaired driving following the reported collision in a restaurant parking lot on First Street, Collingwood OPP said in a news release. […]

Campaigning through pandemic presents challenges

Liberal candidate Anne Marie Watson says she received a lot of positive feedback while on the campaign trail in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound. “I found it absolutely amazing and so gratifying; the support – the sometimes overwhelming support – and welcome that I got, it was just amazing to me,” said the first-time candidate, who, with 90 […]

Ruff wins second term in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound

Conservative Alex Ruff will return to Ottawa for a second term as member of Parliament for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound. As of 11 p.m., Ruff held just over 44 per cent of the vote in the riding with 65 of 250 polls reporting, well ahead of Liberal candidate Anne Marie Watson, who was in second place with […]

Incumbent Dowdall jumps out to early lead in Simcoe-Grey

The federal election race in Simcoe-Grey was too tight to call an hour after polls closed in Ontario Monday night. By 10:30 p.m., Conservative candidate Terry Dowdall led the race with 47 per cent of the vote. However, only 20 of 237 polls had reported. Still, Dowdall led five others who ran in Simcoe-Grey including […]

Huron-Bruce results show Lobb with the lead

With less than four per cent  of the vote reported, Huron-Bruce Conservative Ben Lobb was leading with nearly 50 per cent of the vote  — but it was too early to say he would be heading back to Ottawa. “We’ll see how things go as the night progresses but it’s kind of falling in line […]

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