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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Publisher’s Column: Moore Street, Lion’s Head Provincial Nature Reserve, STAs –...

By John FrancisThere has been a lot of buzz and controversy around Moore Street in Lion’s Head, which serves as the main access to...

Common Sense Approach to Dealing with STAs Rentcottage.com Founder Weighs in...

Submitted by Mike CampbellWatching from the sidelines this whole STA debate, as a former owner of Rentcottage.com I believe I have a unique perspective...

Business Licensing Crucial Economic Development Tool or Boondoggle?

By John FrancisEconomic Development is a complex issue in Northern Bruce Peninsula. Everybody’s in favour of it, of course, but when it comes to...

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. She asked if Council and...

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...

Latest News

Tobermory Residents Advocate For Mixed-Use Housing On Brock Street Property

By Joanne Rodgers, Bruce Peninsula PressA group of concerned Tobermory citizens proposes that the Municipally owned property at 12 Brock Street be used for...

RAGBOS MLS® Home Sales Set New Record In February As Prices Continue To Rise

Media ReleaseMarch 9, 2021 – The number of homes sold through the MLS® System of the REALTORS® Association of Grey Bruce Owen Sound (RAGBOS)...

Second Juno Nomination for Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar

By Jasmine Brough, Bruce Peninsula PressSamantha Martin & Delta Sugar received their second Juno Award nomination this year for their new released album “The...