Author: Kincardine News

  • Kincardine’s downtown reconstruction plans are moving forward 

    Downtown Kincardine is about to get a major facelift.  “There’s interest in future development in the downtown core and we need to make this investment to ensure our infrastructure is ready for new builds,” said mayor Kenneth Craig. “We recognize this project will significantly affect our businesses, residents, and event organizations. That’s why staff are […]

  • Mental health, addictions top of mind for Bruce County warden at ROMA

    Mental health and addictions, housing affordability and availability, and the rise in homelessness were top of mind for Bruce County officials at the Rural Ontario Municipal Association Conference in Toronto this week. Bruce County Warden and Brockton Mayor Chris Peabody said Wednesday that he had some positive meetings on the issues with provincial ministers and […]

  • Paul Henderson to speak at Kincardine forum

    Local hockey hero Paul Henderson is heading to Kincardine to offer a few words of wisdom. On Feb. 2, LeaderImpact is hosting a forum in the Kincardine legion banquet hall where Henderson, founder of LeaderImpact, will speak to area professionals with the purpose of helping them grow personally, professionally and spiritually. Since retiring from professional […]

  • Kincardine coach enlisted to guide high-ranked Ontario curling team

    A local coach is leading one of the top curling teams in Canada as they pursue national glory. “Non-curlers don’t realize the number of hours you need to put in to become a high performance curler,” said coach Maurice Wilson. “It’s not the same as the recreational leagues. It takes a lot of dedication and […]

  • Lions donate 400 pairs of eyeglasses for Sri Lanka trip

    At a Kincardine Lions social gathering held at Bar Down on Jan. 17, the club presented doctors Gary Gurbin, Damian Gunaratne and dentist Miranda Deller-Quinn with a case of refurbished eyeglasses for their upcoming trip to Sri Lanka. The trio are amongst 19 medical and support staff going in February this year. The mission is […]

  • Bottle drive raises funds for local drop-in centre

    Drop-in at The Bridge held their Bottle Drive on Jan. 2. It was a tremendous success raising over $300! The money will go to help provide a safe place for their guests.  Guests receive a hot meal for lunch, coffee/tea and/or soft drinks all provided free by Drop-in at The Bridge.  Guests get a chance […]

  • 2022 Festive RIDE campaign sees similar results as previous year

    Some drivers still aren’t getting the message not to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. West Region OPP recently released the results of the 2022 Festive RIDE campaign reporting 278 impaired driving charges laid within the region over the holiday season — only two fewer than in 2021. The region’s officers also […]

  • Placement of Paul Henderson plaque sparks debate in Kincardine

    A tribute to a Lucknow great is becoming a hot topic in Kincardine.  “I sort of have mixed feelings about this,” said Keith Davidson of the possibility of permanently relocating a plaque commemorating Paul Henderson from it’s original location at the Kincardine hospital to the Davidson Centre, where it is being temporarily displayed while work […]

  • LETTER: Relocation of Paul Henderson memorial plaque

    The Paul Henderson memorial was a 2017 Kincardine Canada Day initiative that was led by Keith Davidson and myself.  The placement of the memorial at the hospital was done for historical purposes and was supported by Paul and his family at the time.  The memorial was recently moved from its place near the main hospital […]

  • Kincardine resident charged with stunt driving in Kinloss

    Police charged a Kincardine resident with stunt driving after being caught on radar driving nearly double the speed limit in Kinloss.  Just before 3 p.m. on Jan. 2, a South Bruce OPP officer on patrol along Bruce County Road 1 in Kinloss noticed a vehicle moving at a high rate of speed. The vehicle, driven by […]