youth

Changes expected to youth COVID-19 vaccine requirements at area rec facilities

Area public health officials are expected to announce tighter rules for COVID-19 vaccination requirements at sports and recreation facilities Wednesday, a change that could have major implications for youth aged 12 to 17 who aren’t fully vaccinated. Under current provincial rules, youths 12 and older don’t have to show proof of vaccination when entering arenas, […]

Shallow Lake Minor Hockey receives 35 sets of new equipment

Thirty-five youth hockey players will soon be able to suit up for free and get cracking on the ice thanks to the Egg Farmers of Ontario, OMHA, and the Shallow Lake Minor Hockey Association. The Player Assist Program is helping to outfit 350 hockey families across 10 minor hockey associations in Ontario with a set […]

Adaptation vs. Mitigation: Canada’s national climate change adaptation strategy needs balance

Adaptation vs. Mitigation: Canada’s national climate change adaptation strategy needs balance

Adaptation vs. Mitigation: Canada’s national climate change adaptation strategy needs balance

Amid wildfires, heat waves, drought and catastrophic flooding, Canada is moving ahead with its first ever national adaptation strategy to help Canadians identify and deliver on meaningful ways of adapting to the worsening effects of the climate emergency.

First announced in December 2020 and updated in mid-August, the government aims to consult widely with Indigenous groups, youth and environmental organizations to create a framework for concrete actions that businesses, governments and individuals can take to ensure the resilience of their communities.

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Kincardine Marine Heritage Festival returns for 7th year

Kincardine’s 7th Marine Heritage Festival returned this summer on Saturday, August 28, after being cancelled last year due to Covid. The days events included a virtual tour of the BRIGS Youth Sail Training Tall Ship, which was docked in the harbour, free tours at the Walker House Museum and Kincardine Boat Cruises. Fun at Station […]

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