A study examining the viability of Keppel International Airport in Wiarton continues, with Bruce County councillors recently getting a look at future plans.
Despite Keppel being within the boundaries of Grey County, Bruce County is involved in planning due to a push for the airport to become more “regionalized” moving forward.
Environment Canada Warning Preparedness Meteorologist Peter Kimbell says reports of a polar vortex affecting Midwestern Ontario’s weather system are exaggerated.
He says colder weather is moving into Midwestern Ontario with lower temperatures expected to settle in for a while.
He explained, “when you talk about the polar vortex, it conjures up the perception of a deep freeze and extreme cold warnings. That’s probably not going to be the case just yet. Because what we’re expected is something more normal for this time of year.”
A pair of long-term care residents in Grey/Bruce have been the first in the area to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
By Tammy Schneider
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
When it became apparent that many of the events the Ripley Agricultural Society were well-known for would be cancelled, the committee rolled up their sleeves and went to work planning alternative ways to engage the public and assist the community, while raising the funds it needed to cover its expenses.
STATEMENT January 16, 2021 TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement in response to the delay in the delivery of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine:
The latest estimates of Lake Michigan’s ice coverage are below average for the winter season so far, running at only 1.7%. The average ice coverage around this time is about 15%, 13.3% more than it is right now. Read the full story by the Duluth News Tribune.
The agency is looking to fund 10 large-scale projects as part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-agency project that provides funding for projects affecting Great Lakes states, with at least $300,000 grants. Read the full story by the Indiana Environmental Reporter.
The Great Lakes as a whole continue to slowly drift lower on water levels. The few Great Lakes that have been in record high water territory this past year are easing away from those milestones. Read the full story by MLive.
When you own a cottage, there’s always something to fix, upgrade, or improve. And often, there’s a budget to stick to. That’s why repurposing or reimagining furniture, building materials, or other items around the house can be a great strategy. Here are four ways to upcycle pre-loved stuff in your cottage.
If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that we’re all far more connected than we might have realized.
It’s something Dr. Sweta Chakraborty, a behavioural scientist with EcoHealth Alliance in New York City, which does disease surveillance and mitigation work around the world, has long been pointing out.
“We are not isolated,” she says, pointing to “a direct link between deforestation and virus emergence.”
Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced that as of 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, January 14, the province is under stay-at-home orders. The announcement comes after COVID-19 cases reached record highs of over 3,000 per day with Ford saying that the province’s health care system is at the “brink of collapse” trying to manage the growing influx.
There's Snow Place like Lake Huron
April was another busy month for LHCCC staff, gearing up for the action-packed summer ahead. Just like many of you, we are loving the warmer spring weather and soaking up some sun during our lunch hour walks along the Goderich Beach.
Welcome to April's edition of the LHCCC Newsletter! Spring has “sort of sprung”? Mother nature is trying her best to bring back our summer weather, and I am sure many of you are contemplating your returns to your cottages and planning your summer vacation.