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Lobb explains his vote against conversion therapy bill

A federal bill to restrict conversion therapy passed through the House of Commons on June 22. It is now headed to the Senate. Bill C-6 passed 263-63 votes against, with support the Bloc Quebecois and the NDP. The bill’s approval was a win for the Liberals, which promised to ban the practice during their election […]

City cops release video and seek tips in update of Pride crosswalk vandalism investigation

Owen Sound Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two people who appear to be vandalizing the newly-painted Pride crosswalk in downtown Owen Sound early Sunday morning. The city cops released a short black-and-white video Thursday morning timestamped from June 20 at 1:51 a.m. The video shows two individuals approaching the crosswalk, both carrying […]

Large brush fire sparked by wires downed by copper thieves: Police

A large brush fire at the site of the former Ford auto plant early Thursday was sparked by the carelessness of copper thieves, provincial police say. Someone intentionally cut down a utility pole with three transformers on it at the former plant on Colonel Talbot Road, Elgin County OPP said Thursday. A section of copper […]

Ambitious vision for Wiarton-Keppel airport falls flat at public meetings

Consultants hired by Georgian Bluffs and Grey County believe the Wiarton Keppel International Airport could evolve into the region’s business-leading airport and attract economic development opportunities in aviation, non-aviation, aerospace, medevac and charter flight services. However, some of the councillors who represent the municipalities being asked to sign the cheques aren’t as optimistic. The Loomex […]

Canada Day fireworks and fun planned

Owen Sound will send fireworks into the night sky over the harbour on Canada Day. People are asked to distance from others to respect public health protocols due to the ongoing pandemic, and to use designated viewing areas. Launch time will be about 10 p.m. July 1, the city confirmed in a news release Thursday. […]

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