Owen Sound Sun Times

Danuta Valleau receives provincial award for volunteer efforts

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Danuta Valleau is this year’s Ontario Senior of the Year Award winner in Georgian Bluffs.  The Georgian Bluffs resident was nominated by the township for volunteering in many ways but particularly concerning climate action. Last year she won the township’s Lifetime Volunteer Award. “Thank you, Danuta, for your tireless efforts in promoting environmental stewardship, youth […]

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Provincial funding will help homeless move into permanent housing

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A local program that temporarily houses and prepares homeless people to live independently is now provincially funded. “It’s a huge commitment from Ontario Health for Grey-Bruce,” said Stephen Musehl, CEO of Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce. The Ontario government agency has committed $853,600 annualized funding for the program.  “We’ve all seen the opioid crisis, […]

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Ship doomed on Lake Michigan now moored on National Register of Historic Places | Great Lakes Now

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Ship doomed on Lake Michigan now moored on National Register of Historic Places

This article was republished here with permission from Great Lakes Echo.

By Eric Freedman, Great Lakes Echo

A Detroit-built sailing ship that sank in Lake Michigan during an 1864 storm has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

The three-masted Mojave, only 1 year old at the time, went down in heavy weather while northbound on the route from Chicago to Buffalo with a load of grain.

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