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Friday, August 23, 2019

Publisher’s Column: Conflict of Interest is Complicated

By John Francis A letter in this newspaper asks why MNBP Councillor Smokey Golden does not recuse herself when...

Sustainable Tourism Initiative Hits A Speed Bump

Publisher's Column Recent years have seen rapid changes in Northern Bruce Peninsula’s tourism economy as peninsula destinations in general...

Driftwood Cove Offers A Rare Opportunity To Influence The Peninsula’s Future

The Driftwood Cove property deal closed. Thousands of acres of trackless wilderness and miles of pristine shoreline and cliffs are now part...

Short-term Accommodations — Do We Protect Investors or Quality of...

By John Francis The Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula has resolved to “do something” about Short-term Accommodations. This is...

Publisher’s Rant: In Which the Publisher Becomes Apoplectically Angry Because...

The Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula has, by far, the lowest tax rate in Bruce County. If you are...

Driftwood Cove Will Generate Much More Revenue As A National...

By John Francis You’ve probably heard the story that when Parks Canada bought the Driftwood Cove property, it cost...

Publisher’s Column: Veniceland — The Birthplace of European Culture is Rapidly...

By John Francis Venice has been famous for hundreds of years as a romantic place with wonderful medieval...

Publisher’s Column: Tour of Europe Showcases the Benefit of Eliminating...

Wanda and I are doing a six-week romp through Europe. One of our motivations was to see how tourism looks in other...

Housing: A Human Right or an Investment Vehicle? How Our Pension...

By John Francis As our Municipality undertakes a review of Short-Term Accommodation, the subject is making headlines around the world. I wrote last...

Extreme High Water Levels Will Make For a Very Different...

By John Francis Summer has finally come to the Bruce Peninsula but the shorelines are different. Water levels in...

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Support the Biosphere Association by Purchasing The 2020 Bruce Peninsula Calendar

Submitted by Tim Little, BPBA Board volunteer The 2020 Bruce Peninsula Calendar with more of local photographer Ethan Meleg’s...

New Summer Festival MAKING WAVES August 3rd Over 24 Artisans & Local Performers

Submitted by Lorraine Campbell Tobermory’s new summer festival is coming AUGUST 3rd to the community park grounds at The...

Local Clubs Team Up for Tri-Club Fish Dinner MRI Fundraiser Sept 7

Submitted by Shirley Teasdale If you love to attend local Fish Dinners you are in for a big treat....