The latest Wiarton Willie is getting ready for his close-up

Willie’s all snug in his Wiarton home now, ready for his world premiere. The albino groundhog may not know it, but eyes and ears around the world will be focused on his prognostication — this time at an in-person event Feb. 2, at 8:07 on Groundhog Day morning. Fireworks over the bay will start at […]

Camera shy but definitely alive, Willie predicts an early spring

So long, winter. Wiarton Willie predicted an early spring Wednesday morning in crisp resolution as the famous festival went virtual again amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Janice Jackson joined Willie on stage to translate the marmot’s 66th annual prediction. Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker, Bruce Power CEO Mike Rencheck, Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First […]