Blackburn News - Midwestern Ontario

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Feb 25 2020, 9:17am EST

Huron County Climate Change and Energy Specialist Lily Morrow says unpredictability might be the one consistent in weather patterns as a result of climate change.

Morrow was one of the guest speakers at a recent Sustainable Huron Committee meeting on Climate Change Adaption.

Morrow said Huron County could see a wide range of weather extremes.

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Feb 21 2020, 4:41pm EST

Huron County Ontario Provincial Police have ongoing investigations into three suspected substance related overdose deaths that have taken place in Huron County since the end of January 2020.

A 38-year-old from Goderich and a 29-year-old from Exeter died on the weekend of January 25/26th and a 23-year-old from Morris-Turnberry was found dead on February 5, 2020. All three males died in their respective homes.

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Feb 20 2020, 4:15pm EST

The Port of Goderich is the newest Green Marine participant.

Goderich becomes the 10th Great Lakes port authority to become part of the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry.

President of the Goderich Port Management Corporation Rowland Howe said it’s part of their goal to strive for continuous environmental improvement.

He added that port operations and wharf expansion projects are inherently aligned with addressing key environmental issues.

The Kincardine Independent

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Mar 26 2019, 5:10am EDT

The recent fire on Queen Street is another blow to a downtown that is already experiencing a shortage of retail businesses.

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Mar 19 2019, 4:32am EDT
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Mar 19 2019, 4:18am EDT
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Lucknow Sentinel

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Feb 12 2020, 8:11pm EST
Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are investigating a smash and grab that took place this past weekend in Brussels. On February 8, 2020 at approximately 10:55 p.m. Huron County OPP officers responded to a commercial alarm located at the LCBO located on Turnberry Street in Brussels. Upon arrival officers found a large double-paned window […]
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Feb 09 2020, 9:31am EST
The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) recently partnered with Launch Pad Youth Activity & Technology Centre in Hanover, Ontario to expand opportunities for young people in Huron-Kinloss and South Bruce. Launch Pad is a skills building center for youth aged 12-18. The funding will allow local schools to take advantage of the programs offered at Launch Pad and encourage […]
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Jan 28 2020, 1:11pm EST
After significant renovations to the facility, Drs. Justin Puntillo and Sean Henderson have commenced their practices at the Lucknow Medical Centre on Monday, January 13th. Chair of the Lucknow Community Health Centre Board, Carl Sloetjes, is pleased with how the project came together. “We all know that renovations take time to get things right. The […]

Kincardine News

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Feb 20 2020, 6:14pm EST
Service Ontario staff barely had time to breathe between customers on their opening day, Tuesday, February 18. Read More
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Feb 20 2020, 5:48pm EST
Despite freezing temperatures the annual Ripley Winter Carnival saw a good crowd come out for a weekend of hockey and winter family fun. Read More
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Feb 18 2020, 11:05am EST
The ongoing labour disruption caused by teachers’ unions in communities across Huron-Bruce has caused uncertainty and left many Ontario families scrambling to find child care. Our Government has been clear since day one of this process: we want deals that keep students in classrooms. It is deeply disappointing that teachers’ union leadership has decided to […]

Great Lakes Commission

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Feb 25 2020, 11:05am EST

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced more than $1.8 million in grants are being awarded to five organizations for projects that will use market-based approaches to reduce nutrient pollution that helps cause harmful algae blooms in the Great Lakes. Read the full story by The Toledo Blade.

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Feb 25 2020, 11:04am EST

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has joined front-runner Bernie Sanders in calling for the shutdown of Enbridge’s dual pipeline that is at the center of litigation between the company and the state of Michigan. Read the full story by The Detroit News.

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Feb 25 2020, 11:02am EST

According to a doctoral student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, irrigation can mask climate-driven drops in the baseflow of rivers and streams. Read the full story by Great Lakes Echo.

London Free Press

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Feb 18 2020, 9:26am EST
A flood watch hovered over the weekend and continues along the Lake Erie shoreline here, with wind-whipped waves pounding the area over the past several days. Read More
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Jan 27 2020, 1:21pm EST
OWEN SOUND – South Bruce, a community of about 6,000 located southwest of here, is a step closer to becoming the home of an underground storage vault for Canada's high-level nuclear waste, a $23-billion project that pits local economic realities against environmental fears. Read More
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Jan 19 2020, 9:22pm EST
Flooding and more erosion is expected along parts of the Lake Erie shoreline while snow squalls are expected to blanket other parts of the London region Sunday, officials warn. Read More

Cottage Life

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Feb 05 2020, 10:27am EST

Dogs wearing lifejackets, need we say more?

An entire industry has sprung up to meet a dog’s every need, including water safety. No longer limited by the classic PFD colours of orange, yellow, and red, now you can buy doggy lifejackets in just about any colour you can imagine.

We’re not complaining though, safety is a top priority for the adopted member of the family, and pooches look good doing it. However, like people, some can pull it off better than others.

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Feb 05 2020, 9:00am EST

You got your boat out of the water before ice-up and winterized the engine, but don’t forget that starter and deep-cycle batteries used for things like trolling motors need special attention to prepare them for winter. They are expensive, and many boats have more than one.

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Feb 05 2020, 9:00am EST

Is it true that the northern lights make noises?—Jeremy Evelyn, via email

Maybe. There’s some evidence that the aurora borealis is associated with sound, says Robert Rankin, a professor in the department of physics at the University of Alberta. But “some evidence” doesn’t make it true. “There’s also evidence for UFOs,” says Rankin. 

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.