The Goderich, Central and North Huron Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual Spirit of Success Awards Night.
Operations Manager Heather Boa said there are five award categories.
“There are five award categories that recognize individuals, businesses and events for outstanding service to the community. We’re looking for those nominees that go above and beyond, that really shine in our community.”
Boa said anyone can fill out the nomination form and that can be found on the Chamber website.
COVID-19 rates vary in Midwestern Ontario.
The Grey Bruce Public Health Unit reported four new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, all located in South Bruce Peninsula. There are now nine active cases in Grey Bruce.
Huron and Perth Counties are currently free of any confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Huron Perth Medical officer of health Dr. Miriam Klassen said she is aware of additional restrictions in effect in neighbouring regions, beyond what the current requirements of the stage three opening rules.
Bruce Power has completed its second harvest of Cobalt-60 this year.
Ottawa Based Nordion will process the medical isotopes which will be used to sterilize medical equipment in the fight against COVID-19. It will be distributed over the next several weeks for use in Gamma irradiation to sterilize medical devices, such as single-use gowns, surgical gloves, scalpels, syringes and other critical health care equipment.
By Tammy Schneider
The Ontario Energy Board has announced new prices for electricity, effective Nov. 1, under the Regulated Price Plan. These rates apply to households and small businesses.
By Pauline Kerr
Sometimes you just want to shake someone and shout, “Wake up!”
Take, for example, the people who grumble about every COVID-19 aid package announced by the federal or provincial government. Yes, debt is being incurred that will take years, if not decades, to repay. Yes, there will be important capital projects and worthwhile social programs that will not be funded because of it.
Researchers and indigenous activists in Michigan found numerous patterns of evenly-spaced stones near Line 5 under the Straits of Mackinaw that are thought to be man-made patterns potentially dating back 10,000 years. This potential archaeological discovery may halt the construction of an underground tunnel for Line 5. Read the full story by the Wall Street Journal.
A group in Chicago is advocating for a different solution to slowing the spread of invasive carp into the Great Lakes: eating the fish. Read the full story by WTTN–TV – Chicago, IL.
A historic 400-ton pavilion in Orchard Beach State Park in Manistee, Michigan, will be moved a quarter mile away from an eroding bluff high above Lake Michigan. The pavilion was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Read the full story by WZZM–TV – Grand Rapids, MI.
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In the market for a new lifejacket or PFD? Just one look at the wall filled with colourful polyester in any sports store can be overwhelming. We asked the experts what to look for so you can get exactly what you need.
They say that there are only two sure things in life: death and taxes. But we Canucks know there’s at least one more certainty: spring, summer, and fall are always followed by winter. Before the deep freeze sets in, take some time to make sure your heating system is ready to take on the season.
Despite the pandemic, the Port Elgin Pumpkinfest persevered once again this year. On October 3, the annual event—started in 1986—executed its first virtual festival. Typically, the two-day festival receives crowds of up to 40,000 people and generates an economic impact of close to $5 million in the region, Saugeen Shores mayor Luke Charbonneau wrote in a statement. But this year, there were no crowds.
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.