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Grey County Council acclaims 2023 Warden

Southgate Mayor Brian Milne will serve as Warden of Grey County in 2023.

He was acclaimed during Tuesday’s inaugural Council meeting.

Milne is looking forward to seeing new people, new ideas, and new investment. He says pairing that with people who have lived here for generations is a winning combination.

Milne was first elected to Southgate Council in 2003, and this is his second term as mayor.

It’s also his fourth term on Grey County Council.

Crowds withstand icy wind to watch Kincardine Santa Claus parade 

Despite challenging weather, Kincardine’s Santa Claus parade saw large crowds on Dec. 3.  Beginning at 4 p.m., 46 floats made their way from Connaught Park to Broadway Street before heading down Queen Street to Victoria Park marking the first rolling Santa Claus parade in Kincardine since 2019. Following the parade, attendees were invited to the […]

Kincardine lowers flags to half staff

The Municipality of Kincardine lowered flags to half staff Tuesday in memory of 14 women senselessly murdered 33 years ago.  December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against women.

On December 6, 1989, 14 young women were killed at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal because of their gender.

Kincardine urged residents to answer the call to action, by educating themselves and others on gender-based violence, and speaking up against harmful behaviours.

Ripley and District Horticultural Society year end celebration

The final 2022 meeting of the Ripley and District Horticultural Society (RDHS) was a Christmas luncheon held Wednesday, Nov. 30 at the Ripley-Huron Legion Hall. Over 30 members enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by the Legion Ladies Auxiliary with a fun Christmas program following. Throughout the meeting, door prizes were awarded and a stained glass […]

Holiday hours affecting municipal buildings, services

During the holiday season, there are closures and changes in hours at Kincardine facilities. The following locations are closed from noon on Dec. 23 through to Jan. 2. Regular hours of operation are set to resume on Jan. 3. Municipal Administration Centre at 1475 Concession 5, Kincardine Kincardine Fire & Emergency Services Administration Office at […]

Ontario NDP has a new leader, Marit Stiles

It’s not official yet, but the Ontario NDP has a new leader.

Members of the party still need to hold a confirmation vote, but with Marit Stiles being the only candidate, you could say she’s a shoo-in.

The Davenport MPP met all the requirements to enter the leadership contest. She had 100 nominating signatures from four of six geographic regions in the province. Half the signatures were from women, and a quarter was from members who were Black, Indigenous, racialized, or disabled.

Flags at half-mast to recognize National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Flags are flying at half-mast today at government buildings in recognition of the 14 young women murdered because of their gender at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal 33 years ago.   On Dec. 6, 1989, Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Barbara Daigneault, Anne-Marie Edward, Maud Haviernick, Maryse Laganière, Maryse Leclair, Anne-Marie Lemay, Sonia Pelletier, Michèle […]

Canada Post deadlines for writing to Santa and sending Christmas packages

If your little ones were hoping to write a letter to Santa Claus this year, they have until Friday to get it in the mail.

The address is North Pole, HO HO HO, Canada.

If you want a response from Santa, the letter carrier said writers would need to include a return address.