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COVID: teachers concerned about virus spread, hospitals over capacity

Teachers in Grey-Bruce are concerned with low vaccination rates among students and the lack of high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters as they return to classrooms this week. Julie Stanley, president of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario Bluewater Local said with 59 per cent of children ages five to 11 unvaccinated, and only 37 per […]

Owner of former BCK site plans to build six apartments on property

The owner of the long-vacant former Black Clawson Kennedy site has submitted plans to city hall to develop the eight-acre block near Owen Sound’s harbour. Toronto-based Hansa Financial & Property Management has submitted a site plan application that proposes building six four-storey residential buildings, with a combined 224 units, along with a one-storey amenity building […]

Family members suing West Grey Police Services Board, two officers

A father and son, and five other family members, are suing the West Grey Police Services Board and two of its officers after a police encounter two summers ago in Chesley left one of the men with what they say were life-threatening injuries. David and Casey Hillier were each charged on June 6, 2020 with […]