South Bruce

Digital Service Squad will assist Bruce County businesses with digital transformation

The Township of Huron-Kinloss, Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula, Town of Saugeen Shores, Municipality of Arran-Elderslie, Municipality of Kincardine, Municipality of Brockton, and Municipality of South Bruce have received a $92,500 grant from Digital Main Street’s Ontario Grants Program (OGP) for a Digital Service Squad (DSS), which will provide trained digital specialists to local small […]

Wiarton ‘Big Dig’ nearing completion

The Wiarton “Big Dig” is now in the final stretch. South Bruce Peninsula’s $11-million project, which began in summer 2020 and resumed in April following a winter break, is now at the paving phase. Mayor Janice Jackson said some streetscaping elements also have to be installed before the project is completed. “Other than that, I […]

Wilson named South Bruce Peninsula’s new, permanent fire chief

A veteran of South Bruce Peninsula’s fire department has been named the town’s new, permanent fire chief. Tim Wilson, who had been serving as acting chief since spring, has accepted the position of fire chief/manager of emergency services. “I look forward to serving the citizens of the community. It’s been my passion throughout my career […]

South Bruce Peninsula reduces registration fee for short-term rentals

South Bruce Peninsula has made some adjustments to its short-term rentals licensing program ahead of a planned Jan. 1 launch. Council voted Tuesday to reduce from $500 to $300 the initial, one-time registration fee for each short-term accommodation (STA). A licensing fee, which must also be paid in the first year and annually after that, […]

SBGHC seeking patient and family advisors

South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) is seeking community advisors to join the hospital organization’s Patient and Family Advisory Council, a partnership of community members and hospital staff committed to ensuring excellent patient care experiences. The council has been in place since 2017, focusing on advocacy for patient-centered care. This approach to health care focuses […]

Referendum preferred option for community approval of nuclear waste site, study finds.

Draft result of NWMO-funded Willingness Study reflects long-held demand of Protect Our Waterways Four months after beginning its community-wide consultations, the draft results of the South Bruce Willingness Study Report identified a public referendum as the preferred method to determine the willingness of the community to host the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s (NWMO) Deep Geological […]

More overdoses in Grey-Bruce as opioid threat continues

Twelve non-fatal drug overdose reports since Sept. 1 caused the Grey Bruce Health Unit to sound the latest alarm about the damage drugs are doing in Grey-Bruce. Five of the overdoses were in Owen Sound and the others were in Meaford, Southgate, Hanover, Kincardine and South Bruce, said Katie Cuillerier, who recently became manager of […]

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