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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Solving the Parking/Crowding Problems Will Be 2021’s Thorniest Challenge

The most compelling part of MNBP Council’s Dec 21 Meeting came under “Correspondence” — a letter from Elaine Blau, who lives on Grant Watson...

Wanda’s Rant — Spend Parking Revenues to Build Sidewalks and Bike...

My wife, Wanda Thompson, worked with children her whole career, first as a child-care worker, later as a teacher. She has always looked for...

Does MNBP Get a Fair Shake from Bruce County? How Do...

By John FrancisEvery autumn, the Ontario Community Newspaper Association (OCNA) holds an “Independent Publishers’ Retreat”. It’s a chance for the few dozen independent newspapers...

Publisher’s Rant: Do Residents Have Rights? Do Daytrippers Have Rights?

By John FrancisAs 2020’s stunning tourist season winds down to a dull roar, Bruce Peninsula locals are beginning to emerge from self-imposed lockdown and...

We Complain About Clueless Visitors – But Highest-ranked Google Searches Yield...

By John FrancisI walked around Tobermory quite a bit on the Saturday and Sunday of Labour Day Weekend. I wanted to see how crowded...

Too Many People Are Coming Here. So What Do We Do?

By John FrancisFacebook and Instagram (and, for all I know, TikTok) are seething with scandal about the crowds at all our favourite places. They...

Reframing Tourism From Cheap and Cheerful to a Badge Destination

By John FrancisBack in the day, when Brownies or Cub Scouts did something difficult, they got a badge to sew on the sleeve of...

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 with the COVID-19 pandemic. Northern Bruce...

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 up to their cottages during the...

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, Job Creation and Trade, announced that...

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Parks Canada Seeks Providers of Innovative and Sustainable Visitor Experiences at Fathom Five National...

News ReleaseDecember 18, 2020 – Tobermory, Ontario – Parks Canada AgencyParks Canada is pleased to be working in partnership with the Saugeen Ojibway Nation,...

PASA’s “Great Bruce Trail Scavenger Hunt” Raises Funds for Tobermory’s Primary Place Daycare

Media ReleaseDecember 7, 2020 – In cooperation with the Primary Place Child Care Centre and the Peninsula Bruce Trail Club (PBTC), and with the...

Bruce Anchor’s Alternative to Porta-Potties

By John FrancisBruce Anchor Cruises, in their ongoing efforts to improve the tourist experience in Tobermory, have found a much better alternative to porta-potties....