Log cabin thought to be first settler home in area moved to Tobermory museum

The Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula and Parks Canada recently collaborated to move a historically significant 1800s-era settler’s log cabin from the Little Dunks Bay area of the Fathom Five National Marine Park to the St. Edmunds and Peninsula Museum. The log cabin was moved to its new poured-cement foundation at the museum property in […]

OPP’s Festive RIDE program running amid uptick in impaired-driving deaths

The Ontario Provincial Police’s Festive RIDE (Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign is underway and runs until Jan. 3 with the goal of taking impaired drivers off the road during the holiday season. In a media release, the OPP West Region said this year’s campaign has begun amid a disturbing increase in deaths due to impaired […]

Students compete in GIS Day contest using StoryMaps

Students across Grey and Bruce counties recently competed in a map-making competition using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to help solve local queries and showcase the area’s tourism hot spots. GIS is a scientific framework for gathering, analyzing and visualizing geographic data, often used to help make decisions. Such  systems are used every day by mobile […]

Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week bringing back in-person event

The Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week conference and tradeshow is returning for its 57th year. The event is once again being held in-person at the Elmwood Community Centre after being held virtually over the past couple of years because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, which runs Jan. 4 to 10 can also be livestreamed. Co-ordinated […]

Georgian College unveils Indigenous artwork at Owen Sound campus

A new painting by Saugeen First Nation artist Emily Kewageshig has been unveiled in the lobby of the Owen Sound campus of Georgian College, where it will welcome students, staff and visitors for years to come. On Wednesday, a ceremony to reveal the large piece was attended by Georgian representatives, local dignitaries, staff and students. […]

Saugeen Shores places stop work order on demolition work at archaeological site

Saugeen Shores has placed a stop work order on what it says is an unauthorized building demolition at an Anishinaabe archaeological site north of the mouth of the Saugeen River in Southampton. The stop work order was issued by the town earlier this month at the Ne’bwaakah Giizwed Ziibi site at 6 Rankin St., which […]

Salvation Army’s Kettle Campaign ramping up in Grey-Bruce

The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign is ramping up in Grey-Bruce, and not only is the organization looking for members of the public willing to contribute, but it is also looking for volunteers to staff the kettles at area businesses. The need is as high as ever in the region as factors like increased food, […]

SBGHC President and CEO Barrett elects not to renew contract

After more than four years as president and chief executive officer of the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Michael Barrett has elected not to renew his contract. The organization, that operates hospitals in Chesley, Durham, Kincardine and Walkerton, announced on Monday that Barrett would not be renewing his contract when it expires on March 31, […]