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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Six Overcrowded Weekends Left to Endure

By John FrancisGovernments, businesses and people in general around the world are experiencing deer-in-the-headlights moments trying to deal...

Publisher’s Column: COVID-19 is About to Get Real in Our Community....

By John FrancisBack in April and May a lot of MNBP residents got very indignant about people coming...

State of Emergency Continues But Suddenly We’re Open?

By John FrancisOn Thursday June 4, Premier Doug Ford, together with Vic Fedeli, Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development,...

Channelling Dr Bonnie Henry — Be Kind; Be Calm; Be Safe

By John FrancisThings were pretty quiet in Tobermory on Victoria Day weekend. I was surprised to hear from...

Cottagers are Not the Enemy

By John FrancisThere has been a lot of anger and scandal on social media about cottagers coming to...

Seasonal Employees Won’t Qualify for Employment Insurance

By John FrancisIt was a lovely, sunny afternoon, the final Sunday in April, and Tobermory Harbour was very...

Publisher’s Column: OK — Baking and Gardening. But What Else Can...

By John FrancisIn a lot of ways, it’s going to be like the 1960s — everybody’s broke and...

2020 — A Daunting Year for Northern Bruce Peninsula

By John FrancisIt’s a daunting year to be a municipality. High water levels on Georgian Bay and Lake...

Men’s Breakfast Appearance Turns Out to Be CAO’s Swan Song

By John FrancisOne Saturday morning every month, there is a Men’s Breakfast in Tobermory. The guest speaker on...

Do We Need to Include Flood Planning into Our Emergency...

By John FrancisAs I write this, bush fires are sweeping through vast swaths of Australia. Here on the...

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Bruce County Offers $250K To Local Businesses To Purchase Safety Supplies Part of the...

Media ReleaseJuly 23, 2020 – Bruce County, Ontario: On May 12, Bruce County Council endorsed a $1.75 million...

Chi-Cheemaun Passengers No Longer Limited to Essential Travel

Media ReleaseEffective Friday June 12, concurrent with Ontario’s Stage 2 regional reopening, MS Chi-Cheemaun passengers will no longer...
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MPP Walker Pleased With $150 Million Broadband Investment

Media Release OWEN SOUND – Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker is pleased the government is investing $150 million to...