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Kincardine group fights for by-laws to protect woodlands

In January, the Facebook group “Kincardinites Concerned for our Trees” popped up on Facebook after a number of citizens were concerned about the clear-cutting of a wooded lot off of Golf Links. The group aimed to collectively research tree protection by-laws that are practised in other Municipalities, with the end-goal of having similar by-laws in place locally. Currently there are some protection by-laws at the county level, but these can be overwritten by any Municipality for development.

Applause Breakfast awards distributed across GBCDSB

Every year the Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board recognizes two students in each school to receive the “Applause Breakfast” award. These students are honoured for exemplifying the Catholic Virtues through their presence and actions that are foundational to the Catholic culture. This year at St. Anthony’s school, Lyvia Dube and Nicolas Marcotte received the award.

Bruce Power News

Bruce Power supplier partners donate to food banks in Bruce, Grey and Huron counties   Over 30 members of Bruce Power’s supply chain are giving food banks in Bruce, Grey and Huron counties a boost to help local residents who are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the Bruce Power Charitable Events Sponsorship Program, 38 […]

Police Briefs

RACING CHARGE LAID   A Kincardine resident will be making a court appearance this June following a traffic stop that took place last night near Vanastra. On May 4, 2021 at approximately 7:08 p.m. a Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer was conducting RADAR patrols on London Road (Highway 4) when he observed a […]

Covid News

Wait 16 weeks for your second dose   As per the provincial direction based on the Ontario ethical framework, anyone looking to book an appointment for the second COVID-19 vaccine MUST WAIT 16 WEEKS from their first shot, unless they qualify for a specific exemption. Anyone booking, and showing up at a clinic for there second vaccine, before […]

Ontario unveils $2 billion plan to keep schools safe and support learning recovery and renewal

The Ontario government is providing more than $2 billion in new supports to advance and protect public education for the 2021-22 school year. The support includes more than $1.6 billion in resources to respond to COVID-19 and an $85.5 million commitment to support learning recovery and renewal in response to the ongoing pandemic. It also […]

Survey confirms concerns for long-term care in Ontario

Trained Personal Support Workers who have full time jobs with benefits including sick days are key to the improvement and recovery of the Long-Term Care sector, staffing levels adequate to provide a minimum of 4 hours of care per resident by December 2022, on-site unannounced inspections are recommendations from a Spring 2021 survey, Long Term Care in Ontario, of 1272 respondents covering 195 towns and cities in Ontario.