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City unveiling rainbow crosswalk after Pride flag-raising event

A Progress Pride flag will be flying this month at Owen Sound city hall for the first time. The flag – which includes the traditional LGBTQ+ Pride flag’s six bands plus five colours representing transgender and marginalized communities – is being raised by Grey Bruce Pride Thursday morning just steps from Owen Sound’s first rainbow […]

Buying a stand-up paddleboard? Hard vs. inflatable SUP boards

After much deliberation, you’ve decided to add a new sport to your summer activity list: stand-up paddleboarding (SUP). To do that, of course, you’ll need to find yourself a stand-up paddleboard. But should you opt for a hard board, one that’s most commonly built from fibreglass, wood, or foam? Or is an inflatable, made from … Continued

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Marine Blooms of Harmful Algae Increasing in Europe, Much of the Americas

By Brett Walton, Circle of Blue

The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.

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Grey-Bruce’s well-being needs long-term, collaborative solutions

Grey-Bruce’s first Community Safety & Well-Being Plan comes down to this old adage: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The plan is a municipal requirement under Police Service Act amendments to combat crime and victimization. It was initiated by the provincial solicitor general and Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police. The […]

Free day-use permits for 115 Ontario provincial parks

The Ontario government has announced that it is providing free weekday daily vehicle permits for 115 provincial parks. The free day-use permits are available now and will continue Monday through Thursday until September 2. Typically, a daily vehicle fee for an Ontario provincial park would cost between $12 to $21. In a press release, the … Continued

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The most luxurious “glamping” spots in Ontario

If you love nature but had a bad camping experience in a campground that seemed more like a parking lot for tents, “glamping” (i.e., glamorous camping) in a private site might be for you. It’s the perfect dual strategy for campers who aren’t ready to rough it: you get to embrace the outdoors during the … Continued

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