Category: Northern Bruce Peninsula

  • NBP to do away with household limits for free full-time resident parking passes

    A proposed change to Northern Bruce Peninsula’s parking bylaw will grant anyone with a vehicle a free resident parking pass with no limits per household provided they can prove full-time residency in the municipality. Residents will need to provide proof of residency in the form of valid photo identification issued by the province, such as […]

  • NBP fire department purchases tanker, appoints deputy chiefs

    The Northern Bruce Peninsula fire department is getting a new-to-them tanker and a pair of deputy chiefs following council decisions made in June. Northern Bruce Peninsula’s fire department is purchasing the Chippewas of Nawash’s used 2002 Freightliner tanker with about 14,000 kilometres on the odometer for $18,000. The tanker comes with hoses, nozzles, two port-a-tanks, […]

  • Man charged in road death testifies he wasn’t read his rights

    Lawyers in the trial of a man accused of dangerous driving causing death argued over the admissibility of his statements to police Thursday in the Superior Court of Justice. Justin Lozon, 35, of Northern Bruce Peninsula, has pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving causing death and possession of methamphetamine on Oct. 3, 2017 in Northern […]

  • Defence questions admissibility of evidence in fatal motorcycle crash

    Grey County assistant Crown attorney Glenn Brotherston conceded on the opening day of the dangerous driving causing death trial of Justin Lozon that some evidence police gathered was not admissible in court. Brotherson agreed on Monday that a cellphone seized from Lozon by police and a statement police took from Lozon were not admissible. The […]

  • Witness saw ‘ball of fire’ in 2017 road death of local pastor

    A trial began in Owen Sound Monday of man charged with dangerous driving causing death in the 2017 fatality of Rev. Chad Honneyman along Highway 6, north of Wiarton. Justin Lozon, 35, of Northern Bruce Peninsula, pleaded not guilt in the Superior Court of Justice to dangerous driving causing death and possession of crystal meth, […]

  • Lion’s Head harbour getting stronger docks, lighthouse holding up

    The storm-damaged docks at Lion’s Head harbour should be replaced by mid-May, now that Northern Bruce Peninsula council has approved the work, said Ryan Deska, the municipal community services manager. Damage from a storm last September prompted Northern Bruce Peninsula staff to look at options. Monday council voted to replace the entire dock structure with […]

  • Integrity commissioner recommends reprimand for NBP councillor

    Northern Bruce Peninsula municipal councillor James Mielhausen breached provincial conflict-of-interest rules and the municipal code of conduct by advancing a zoning amendment for a large, private parking lot project proposed by his daughter’s employer. That was the finding of the municipality’s integrity commissioner, Harold Elston, who recommended a reprimand in his Nov. 9 report. Mielhausen […]

  • Scarborough man drowned in Grotto mishap last week

    Police have identified the man who died at the Grotto on the Bruce Peninsula Oct. 20. Rahul Makhija, 23, of Scarborough, died after emergency responders were called about 4:15 p.m. to this popular tourist attraction in Bruce Peninsula National Park, Grey Bruce OPP said. Dr. George Harpur, a coroner who examined the body, said in […]

  • Grotto visitor dies after being pulled from water

    A male died after he was pulled from the water at the Grotto Wednesday in Bruce Peninsula National Park, despite life-saving efforts of at least four park visitors and emergency responders, police said Friday. The victim’s name will be released after police confirm his family has been notified, Grey Bruce OPP spokesman Nick Wilson said […]

  • Man charged with attempted murder after shots fired in Tobermory

    Tobermory resident Corey Oliver said someone shot at his house, then fired a shotgun at a vehicle he and another man were in when they gave chase on March 31. Grey Bruce OPP announced Tuesday a man was in custody, charged with two counts of attempted murder using a firearm, recklessly discharging a firearm, uttering […]