Province expanding trades apprenticeship to high schoolers
Grade 11 students will soon be able to jump right into a full-time, skilled trades apprenticeship program while still earning their high school diploma.
London MPPs call on Ford government to help Children’s Hospital
Three local MPP’s are calling on the Ford government to repeal Bill 124 in response to the Children’s Hospital overcapacity crisis.
Bill Murdoch remembered as a ‘true leader’ who cared
Former Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Murdoch, who died Tuesday, is being remembered as a maverick politician who possessed personable ways and passion for his constituents and community causes. William Richard Murdoch died at Chapman House hospice in Owen Sound at age 77, after bouts of cancer over the past couple of years. The Bognor beef […]
Murdoch keeps spirits up, looks back over his years in politics
During his more than 30 years in local and provincial politics, “Bognor” Bill Murdoch was never short of things to say. So it was Wednesday, when Murdoch held court from his bed in Chapman House, sounding strong and philosophical, though looking physically diminished. He’s been in hospice one week. “Might have come to the end […]
Former MPP Murdoch in failing health, to be feted on radio Friday
Friday on CFOS 560 AM’s Open Line radio show, listeners will be invited to share memories and say hello to long-time former Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Murdoch, who is in failing health. Murdoch is in hospice in Owen Sound and will be listening to the broadcast, not participating, his daughter Angola Murdoch said Tuesday. Murdoch […]
Voters slow to tune into provincial election, BGOS candidates say
Candidates in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound say the electorate, until recently, wasn’t paying much attention to the month-long provincial election campaign which ends in less than a week. Door knocking revealed many in the riding hadn’t realized that election day on June 2 is fast approaching or who is running, candidates said. Not that people don’t have […]
Walker says he wants to move on, new PC candidate appointed
The same day Bill Walker announced he won’t seek re-election as Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound’s Progressive Conservative MPP, his successor was appointed as the local PC candidate for the June general election. Walker issued a written statement early Friday night which said after 10 years and with “mixed emotions” he won’t seek provincial re-election. He said his […]
NDP calls for investigation into donations to PC Party
The Ontario NDP is calling for Elections Ontario to investigate after over $40,000 of donations made to the PC Party were linked to a company awarded a sole-source contract.
MPPs welcomes new Grey Bruce Ontario Health Team
Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker welcomes the new Grey-Bruce Ontario Health Team and the up to $1.1 million in one-time funding for the next two years.