Whether the Jays and Raptors can start playing games at home again may depend on what the federal government says, but the province has released a framework that could see a return to play.
Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Lisa MacLeod announced today 18 leagues in six sports could start playing games so long as they get their public health unit’s approval. Players would also have to adhere to mask-wearing, cohorting, and other restrictions.
A man is accused of assaulting two Owen Sound police officers responding to a dispute at in the Walmart parking lot.
In a release, police say they got a report that a man was allegedly attacking another man. Officers say when they arrived they were approached by “an enraged” man who they say did not listen when told to back away.
One of the officers used a taser but was hit causing the weapon to miss. The second officer was then punched.
COVID case numbers are remaining steady in the Grey-Bruce region.
Saturday’s report the local public health authority reported just five new cases. Two in West Gray, and one each in South Bruce, Saugeen Shores and Hanover.
This is the second consecutive day that the health unit has reported five cases.
It brings the region’s total number of cases to 1393 throughout the pandemic. 41 of the cases are considered to be active, and only three involve variants of concern.
There have been 117,166 doses of COVID-19 vaccinations given in Grey-Bruce as of Friday.
In a public statement on June 7, Premier Ford announced that businesses and restaurants in Ontario can begin to reopen for in-store sales and patio service beginning on Friday, June 11, days earlier than expected.
It’s been more than two months since the province declared a province-wide shutdown and stay-at-home order that closed retail and restaurants to all but pick up or delivery.
By Tammy Schneider
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Amidst the battle cry of how we are all in this together and promotions to shop local, there is no doubt that repeated closures of small businesses, especially those in the service industry, have taken a financial and mental health toll on operators.
For Shawna Small, owner of InStyle Hair Studio on Queen Street, 2020 and 2021 didn’t turn out like anything she could have imagined.
The state held a public feedback event this past week as New York State works on a study about creating wind energy in the Great Lakes, which is expected to be finished early next year. Read the full story by WIVB – TV – Syracuse, NY.
The Great Lakes News Collaborative noted in February that experts view the state, with its abundant supply of fresh water, as a likely refuge for climate migrants. Though the collaborative found that, in many cases, the coordinated, long-range preparation for climate change has not been done. Read the full story by GreatLakesNow.
The USACE Buffalo District and its contractor Michigan-based Great Lakes Dock & Materials, L.L.C have completed the repair work to the east breakwater in Great Sodus Harbor in Wayne County, NY. Repairs include 525 feet steel sheet pile wall providing protection critical to reduce the rate of erosion. Read the full story by DredgingToday.com.
Even the most traditional cottages need a bit of sprucing up from time to time.
A new item or two can take a room from feeling cluttered to cohesive.
You won’t be alone in your DIY project either, as a recent study from Kijiji called The Home Sweet Home Report found that 60 per cent of Canadians have been using the extra time at home over the past year to take on home renovation and decor projects. So if you’re ready to clean up your cottage and tackle a DIY project in the process, here are a few simple ideas that you can try this summer.
Birds are a tremendous source of joy and solace, so it’s no wonder bird feeders are so popular. Bird feeders let you see birds up close, take in every stunning detail, learn their vocalizations, and observe their habits and quirks. (And you can do all that from the comfort of your home, while sipping your coffee.)
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.