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The Executive Director of the Ontario Professional Agri-Contractors Association says a 10-year project with farmers to improve the water quality in the Garvey Glenn watershed north of Goderich is now moving into the Eighteen Mile Creek watershed.
Melisa Luymes has been working the Maitland Valley Conservation Authority on the project and she said Garvey Glenn is one of six watersheds involved in the Healthy Lake Huron Initiative. She said the farmers in Garvey Glenn have done and amazing job over the past 10 years.
The Director of the Special Investigations Unit has ended an investigation into the arrest of a Southampton man last fall.
SIU Director Joseph Martino ended the investigation that stemmed from an arrest in the evening of October 7, 2022. A man was arrested by Saugeen Shores Police Service for public intoxication by an officer that night.
The federal government is preparing to put funding in place that will bring clean drinking water to Oneida Nation of the Thames after a three-year boil water advisory.
On Monday, Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu said she hopes a deal to fund a proposed 18-kilometre pipeline from a connection point near Mt. Brydges to Oneida Nation of the Thames will be signed sometime this spring, allowing construction to begin shortly after.
The President and CEO of Hanover and District Hospital (HDH) believes their plan to address unprecedented patient volumes should be emulated province-wide.
Dana Howes said the hospital has the second busiest emergency department in the Grey Bruce region as the number of emergency department visitors jumped nearly 20 per cent from the previous year, and 35 per cent from pre-pandemic levels.
A reminder is going out to Canadians to be aware of radon, an invisible, odourless, and dangerous gas that could be lurking in their homes.
Health Canada’s Manager of Radon Outreach said radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that dissipates harmlessly outdoors.
A group of Wingham residents is attempting to save the Howson Dam at the north end of town.
Rennie Alexander says they maintain the dam is still a great place for people in Wingham and the surrounding area to come and enjoy fishing, swimming, kayaking and having a great time and it’s one of the few facilities in Wingham that isn’t costing the town anything.
Alexander says it does need to be repaired.
A map of forever chemicals detection in the Great Lakes reveals samples caught in the Detroit River, the southern opening of the St. Clair River, the Black River at the north opening, and multiple spots of Lake Erie all came back positive for dangerous amounts of PFAS. Read the full story by WJBK – TV – Detroit, MI.
Over the next five years, the city of Yorkville, Illinois will need to complete a $17 million to $18 million engineering project to replace old, leaky water mains, if it is to receive a permit from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to tap into the lake. Read the full story by Shaw Local News.
A fishing company and two of its boat captains are facing hefty fines and lengthy license suspensions after conservation officers deemed them to be overfishing lake trout in Lake Huron. Read the full story by CTV News.
The hard truth about the health risks of vaping could be enough to get young people to put down the e-cigarette.
Researchers at Western University showed undergraduate students from 23 universities across six provinces an eight-minute video detailing the potential consequences of the habit. What they found over the course of the 45-day study was that the educational short film was enough to make regular users want to cut back or stop vaping altogether.
A plan by the Great Lakes Commission spells out how the region can prepare for climate change, though progress may be hindered by differing state-by-state approaches to the shared threat. Read the full story by the Lansing City Pulse.
Though only 0.07% of the 9,900 square miles of Lake Erie was frozen by late January, having open water is just one variable that helps produce lake-effect snow. Read the full story by the Buffalo News.
On Monday, January 30, Indiana residents and concerned Audubon members from across the state will gather for Audubon Great Lakes Advocacy Day at the Indiana Statehouse to meet with elected officials to advocate for protections for birds, wildlife, and natural resources. Read the full story by WBIW – Bloomington, IN.
The 11th Annual Thunder Bay International Film Festival is happening at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena, Michigan. The theme for the festival was Great Lakes, Great Films with many of the films showing the harm and pollution affecting the Great Lakes. Read the full story by WBKB – TV- Alpena, MI.
Double-crested cormorants are continuing to draw attention from wildlife researchers amid strong disagreements about whether the birds are harming fish populations, reducing recreational and commercial fishing opportunities, and damaging natural habitats in the Great Lakes region. Read the full story by Great Lakes Echo.
The five national parks along the Lake Superior shoreline will completely decarbonize buildings and vehicles within four years, a challenging goal meant to match the urgent need for climate action. Read the full story by MLive.
The annual two-day Lake Superior Ice Festival, which took place on Barker’s Island, Wisconsin wrapped up Saturday, January 28, still drawing in folks regardless of the cold temperatures. Read the full story by WDIO – TV-Duluth, MN.
There will be a 10 percent increase in Chinook salmon stocking in Lake Ontario this year, the state New York Department of Environmental Conservation announced along with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. Read the full story by the Orleans Hub.
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Just a short note to bring your attention to a concern I have with the current state of the Bruce Beach Municipal Drain project. My concern is with the quality of the water that is going into the Lake and I've included some photos.
Candidate: Mitch TWOLAN *
Office: Mayor Votes: 1846
Candidate: Brian MACEACHERN
Office: Mayor Votes: 922
Candidate: Don MURRAY *
Office: Deputy-Mayor Votes: 1680
Candidate: Perry ELLIOTT
Office: Deputy-Mayor Votes: 1018
The Township of Huron-Kinloss Voting Period has been extended 1 full day until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.
Township of Huron-Kinloss
As of approximately 5:45 p.m. tonight, due to the technical difficulties experienced by Dominion Voting System the electors of the Township of Huron-Kinloss have experienced delays in internet and telephone voting. Large time delays were being experienced on both the telephone and internet methods of election.
I sent the following email out to find out the positions of the Huron-kinloss 2018 candidates:
Bruce Beach Rd is temporarily closed due to a culvert wash out between cottages 97 and 98, and as a result there is no through traffic from Concession 8 to 10. Cottages 84 to 97 can access from Concession 8, and cottages 98 to 177 Bruce Beach Rd and those on Highland Dr may be reached from Concession 10.
Repair to the culvert will take place as soon as material is on site.
Emergency services have been notified.
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MARJORIE “MARNY” L. PUGH, age 94, died Monday, December 14, 2020 at StoryPoint in Troy, Ohio. She was born May 2, 1926 in Piqua, Ohio to the late Fred and Agnes (Morgan) Wadsworth.
She is survived by daughters: Debi Sacks of Glen Echo, MD and Cyndy (Dennis) Burt of Troy; son: Jamie (Kim) Pugh of Ludlow Falls, Ohio; six grandchildren: Brad (Samantha) Pugh, Kati (Ben) Redick, Julie (Sean) Fellers, Gordon Burt, Morgan (Travis) Gulker and Davis Sacks; and six great grandchildren: Mia, Sadie, Emma, Addie, Tripp and Elouise. In addition to her parents, Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband: Robert, in 2016; brother: Robert Wadsworth; and sister: Elizabeth Wadsworth Zimmerman.
Elizabeth Jane Bondy, RN BScN, pictured on her 88th birthday in September 2020, died suddenly at home on November 25 in Goderich, ON. She is survived by her beloved husband of 64 years, Dr. Donald Bondy, daughters Anne and Susan, son-in-law Jim De Ferrari, and grandchildren Jack De Ferrari and Samantha Lowe
Mary Elizabeth Kaine (nee Post) died Sunday, February 17 at her home in Weymouth, Massachusetts after a brief illness.
It is with great sadness, the family announces the passing of Paul on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Paul, beloved husband of Joanne.
Loving and devoted father of Nathan (partner Sarah Goegan) and Stephanie (partner Jakob Page) and Chanel (dog). Son of Fred (spouse Patricia) and Carolyn (partner Rob Paton); brother of Scott (partner Michael Godfrey); son-in-law of Lee and Marlene Klingbyle; brother-in-law of Heather Mykytiw and Bonnie Bridgewater (partner Gary Meloche); survived by several uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Peacefully, on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, Dr. Stuart Benson Bruce of London, in his 91st year. Beloved husband of the late Phyllis (Johnson; 2009). Cherished father of Katherine Bruce (David Smythe), Audrey Bruce (Bruce Campbell), Alison Bruce (Robert Meyers), David Bruce (Heather Murray), and Elizabeth Bruce (Brian Flynn). Dear grandfather of 8 grandchildren. Missed by 2 nieces, Andrea and Julie. Stuart was practicing Ophthalmology in the city of London, graduating from Queens University, with specialist training from Harvard University. He was also an elder at Oakridge Presbyterian Church.
DUNKLEY, Rev. George A. C. - (Mus.Bac., M.Mus., A.R.C.T., F.T.C.L.) - Of Mississauga, Ontario, passed peacefully into the arms of his Lord in the early morning of Saturday 10 November 2018, after a difficult struggle with pancreatic cancer, which, even in the last few months of his life, did not diminish his zeal for helping others in their times of need.
Peacefully at Huron Residential Hospice on Monday November 12, 2018. William M. Cameron of Goderich in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of Grace (Stewart) Cameron. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and their families. A graveside service will be held at Durham Road Cemetery in the spring. Donations to Knox Presbyterian Church or St. George's Anglican Church gratefully acknowledged.
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Minutes for the Annual General Meeting
Approved by Executive October 7, 2017
Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017
Location: Bruce Beach Club House
Minutes for the Annual General Meeting - DRAFT
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016
Location: Bruce Beach Club House
Annual General Meeting
Date: Saturday, August 1, 2015
Location: Bruce Beach Club House
Actual 2014, Proposed Budget 2015, Forecast Actual 2015
Billy Open Notice 2015
We've prepared 7 Tips for 7 Days to help our community "Be Prepared, Not Scared".
Please see the attached information.
Do you know where to find help in an emergency?
Finding help is easier when you make the right call. Attached is information regarding 211 and how its service can help during an emergency in our community. Get to know more about 211 and the service it provides.
Water levels for Lake Superior, Lake Michigan-Huron and Lake St. Clair are all above their all-time average for this time of year and are above the level of Chart Datum. Full bulletin is attached.
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FOR well over forty years the Summer Resort known as Bruce Beach on Lake Huron’s friendly shore has been the holiday rendezvous for health-seekers, pleasure-seekers and tor those who were just tired. From a very modest beginning the popularity and the population have grown by leaps and bounds. The need of having some sort of historical souvenir which would preserve the happy annals of the Beach had been keenly felt for a long time. It was not, however, until the year 1915 that the meeting of this need took concrete form.
Shortly after the Bruce Beach Historical Society was formed in the Fall of 1981, I was having lunch with a friend. When asked why I had given up curling that year, one of the two or three reasons I mentioned was my interest in publishing history of Bruce Beach, where my family had been spending their summers for more than sixty years. "How fortunate you are to have such roots", replied my friend.
Water Levels - Lake Huron at Goderich from CHS