Blackburn News - Midwestern Ontario

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Jan 16 2022, 9:52am EST
An area covering portions of Grey and Bruce counties has been ranked as one of Canada’s top growth areas in 2021.

An area called “Owen Sound-Port Elgin” is ranked ninth on U-Haul’s “Top 25 Canadian Growth Cities”, a list that is topped by North Bay.

The data is compiled from one-way U-Haul truck transactions that occur across the country.

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Jan 16 2022, 9:46am EST

The Bruce Grey Catholic District School Board is ready to welcome students back Monday.

Students from Kindergarten through grade 12 will be required to wear a mask.

Due to possible staff shortages because of the virus, families are being told there may be the possibility of school closures when the board cannot staff the schools adequately to ensure the safety of our students and staff.

A letter from the Director of Education Gary O’Donnell reminds parents about some of the guidelines.

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Jan 15 2022, 3:53pm EST

The Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a snowmobile crash southwest of Wroxeter which resulted in serious injuries.

Huron County OPP, alongside fire and paramedic services, responded to the intersection of Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) Trail B108 and C Line Road at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Saturday.

“The cause of the crash remains under investigation however alcohol and speed are believed to be factors in this collision,” police said in a statement.

The Kincardine Independent

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Jan 12 2022, 8:21am EST

Bruce Power has completed another harvest of Cobalt-60, a vital resource in supporting the global fight against the omicron variant, by sterilizing billions of pieces of medical equipment used by frontline health care workers.

Lucknow Sentinel

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Jan 13 2022, 10:27pm EST
The referendum is supposed to decide whether South Bruce residents are willing to be host to a subterranean vault for the permanent storage of high-level nuclear waste. Willingness is required by the proponent, Nuclear Waste Management Organization. Read More
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Jan 13 2022, 9:11pm EST
Open letter to Council The willingness study outcome told us the overwhelming result was a referendum. This was not the outcome Council and NWMO wanted to hear. This was quickly overturned with a motion Dec. 14 2021 by a council who seems to follow the NWMO’s mandate. No referendum this coming October with municipal elections. […]
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Jan 07 2022, 5:58am EST
The Province of Ontario will return to a modified step two of the Roadmap to Reopen plan, effective Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 12:01am. Read More

Kincardine News

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Jan 13 2022, 9:26pm EST
-offer safe experiences that encourage people to travel locally, participate and rediscover the beauty and diversity of all that Ontario communities have to offer Read More
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Jan 07 2022, 11:01am EST
Grey Bruce Health Unit, Bruce Power partner on Hockey Hub mass immunization across region   All eligible booster doses to be delivered in two weeks   The Grey Bruce Health Unit is opening vaccine appointments to all Grey Bruce residents eligible for third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Using the Hockey Hub model for mass […]
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Jan 07 2022, 5:18am EST
The Ontario Government announced, the province will move into Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen, with modifications, effective January 5, 2022 at 12:01 a.m, due to the increase of COVID-19 hospitalizations. Read More

Great Lakes Commission

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Jan 14 2022, 11:52am EST

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers researchers are working with the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and other Native American tribes to help improve wild rice productivity in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Read the full story by Midland Daily News.

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Jan 14 2022, 11:50am EST

The ice on Lake Erie, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River is weak for this time of year, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, and the public is advised not to go onto the ice. Read the full story by WJET-TV – Erie, PA.

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Jan 14 2022, 10:51am EST

Sand sculpture formations were spotted on Lake Michigan beaches this week near St. Joseph, Michigan. Cold, snow and wind combine to erode the semi-frozen sand, then preserve the strange shapes. Read the full story by WLS-TV – Chicago, IL.

London Free Press

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Jan 04 2022, 7:48pm EST
The number of patients in London hospitals with COVID-19 has jumped considerably in the past four days, according to new figures made public Tuesday. Read More
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Jan 02 2022, 4:00pm EST
Skylar Franke wanted to live in a net-zero home by 2030. Read More
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Dec 18 2021, 9:00am EST
Remember when we all hunkered down last year to stop the spread of the original COVID-19 and its U.K. variant cousin, we were told this holiday season was going to be so much better? Read More

Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation

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Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 15:09

There's Snow Place like Lake Huron

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 00:00

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.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 00:00

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.