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Officials tighten COVID rules for eight communities in Oxford, Elgin

Eight municipalities in Oxford and Elgin counties will have reduced capacity limits beginning Thursday as Southwestern Public Health moves to reduce the spread of COVID-19 that has pushed active cases to the highest level in 10 months. The health unit announced the new measures Monday after warning for more than a week that it needed […]

Great Lakes Commission applauds historic bipartisan infrastructure investment

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) today applauded Congress and the Biden Administration for enacting the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The bipartisan infrastructure legislation includes significant investments in key Great Lakes priorities, including $1 billion in funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, $55 billion for drinking water and wastewater projects,…

Sarnia-Lambton Conservative MP apologizes for COVID-19 vaccine comments

Sarnia-Lambton MP Marilyn Gladu apologized Tuesday for comments she made about COVID-19 vaccines that Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole described as “not appropriate.” In an interview that aired Sunday on CTV’s Question Period, Gladu compared COVID-19 to polio when it spread during the early 20th century, but she claimed the novel coronavirus doesn’t pose the same […]

Hockey mania in Owen Sound as Silver Stick returns

Four age divisions, 43 teams, 80 games on the schedule over three days, four champions crowned. The International Silver Stick hockey tournament is back in Owen Sound this weekend. The action starts Friday with 25 games spread out between the Bayshore Community Centre and Julie McArthur Regional Recreation Centre in Owen Sound. With 43 games […]

Farm Protection: Ontario invests in projects to help farms improve Great Lakes water quality

Farm Protection: Ontario invests in projects to help farms improve Great Lakes water quality

The Ontario government is funding projects aimed at helping farmers and landowners preserve water quality of the Great Lakes watershed.

More than $2.5 million was awarded to 19 projects that ranged from green infrastructure projects to helping spread good land management practices to reduce the amount of contaminants and excess nutrients, such as phosphorous, entering the Great Lakes.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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