Saturday 27 November 2021 - 4:03 pm
Chapman Stands Ground As Ice Cream Company Gets Hate Mail Over Vaccine Policy
11/25/2021
Markdale-based Chapman’s Ice Cream Vice President says he’ll defend his company and its reputation, “every single day.” Ashley Chapman says his ice cream company has been getting some hateful mail over the past week, after the company put its vaccination policy into effect which says employees must either be vaccinated or receive rapid testing twice a week in order to be ale to come into work. It also said it would give vaccinated employees a $1 an hour raise.... 
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Bruce County facing shortage of winter maintenance staff
11/24/2021
It might not be the best time of the year to be facing a shortage of winter maintenance staff but Bruce County is facing such an issue and is looking to address it. Recruiters have faced increased difficulties in hiring seasonal staff, mainly due to issues brought o from the COVID-19 pandemic. A report brought to council says while despite the shortage, its projected the county will still be able to maintain the roads to good levels for the season.... 
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Laurentis to build new clean-energy sorting and recycling facility in Tiverton
11/24/2021
Laurentis Energy Partners plans to open up a clean-energy sorting and recycling facility in Kincardine.
Officials made a delegation at Monday’s Council meeting to introduce a 42,000 square-foot facility to be located at the Bruce Energy Centre industrial park in 2022. In a news release, Laurentis says the Western Clean-Energy Sorting and Recycling facility will use innovations explored through a current research project that they are partnering with McMaster University in Hamilton.... 
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Wiarton Willie Has Changed His Look
11/23/ 2021
Groundhog Day will truly be different in 2022 in Wiarton. Dead Or Alive, Wiarton Willie Will Return In 2022 In a release, the Town of South Bruce Peninsula has set out its plans for the event. One big difference is, spectators will not be watching an albino groundhog make its prognostication next February.... 
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Bruce Power to issue Green Bonds to finance their projects
11/23/2021
Bruce Power is getting into the financial investment business. They announced on Monday that they are issuing $500 Million in something called green bonds.
In a news release, Bruce Power says this is an historic initiative that will further their goal of being carbon neutral by 2027.... 
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Saugeen Shores set to turn on the Christmas lights this Thursday night
11/23/2021
Saugeen Shores are holding a tree lighting ceremony in downtown Port Elgin and Southampton this Thursday night. Chamber of Commerce Business Development Coordinator Christine Mitchell says it will take place at Coulter Parkette and at the Southampton Town Hall.... 
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Saugeen Shores To Consider Moving Cedar Crescent Village Development
11/22/2021
Saugeen Shores councillors will hear about the possibility of moving the Cedar Crescent Village development in Port Elgin at tonight’s Committee of the Whole meeting. A report from Town staff has seen significant delays in a permit approval process with the Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority (SVCA). The developer is asking for approval to move the building footprint outside of the regulatory permit area.... 
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Kids COVID-19 Vaccine Bookings Start Tomorrow
11/22/2021 
Starting tomorrow (Tuesday) morning, parents will be able to book a COVID-19 vaccine for their kids aged 5 to 11.... Appointments can be booked through the province’s online COVID-19 vaccination portal and contact centre, directly through public health units using their own booking system, participating pharmacies and select primary care providers....
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Heavy Snow Expected In Grey Bruce On Monday
11/22/2021
Squall warnings and watches are in place across Bruce and Grey counties. Environment Canada says persistent snow squalls are expected and will quickly accumulate. The squalls are expected to begin early this morning and visibility will be significantly reduced due to heavy and blowing snow, with northwesterly wind gusts of up to 70 km/h. Forecasters say the squalls will dissipate Tuesday morning.... 
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Bruce Power Pushes Carbon Offset Projects Through New $1 Million Fund
11/ 21/2021
A $1 million Carbon Offset Accelerator Fund is being launched by Bruce Power to support projects in the region and province.
The money will be given out at the end of March to projects that focus on mitigating climate change, protecting the watershed, biodiversity and wildlife habitat, and maintaining wildlife corridors.... 
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Hometown Christmas returns to downtown Kincardine
11/19/2021
After missing out last year, downtown Kincardine is set to bring back Hometown Christmas. It gets going Friday {starting at 6 pm] with the unveiling of the store decorations by downtown merchants.... 
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You’ll Soon Need A Licence To Rent Out Your Place In South Bruce Peninsula
11/19/2021
Short-term accommodation rental property owners will need to obtain an operating licence from the Town of South Bruce Peninsula before booking any renters in 2022. The Town is now accepting licence applications for its Short-term Rental Accommodation (STA) Licensing Program. It goes into effect on January 1st, 2022.... 
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Report suggests discrimination still rampant in Huron and Perth
11/18/2021
A report reveals that non-caucasians are more likely to experience discrimination in Huron Perth. The report was conducted by Western University along with Forum Research Incorporated and funded by Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada and the Huron County Immigration Partnership.... In a joint news release, the report says there was clear evidence of discrimination in workplaces, schools, libraries, facilities, and other places though no figures were released.... 
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Northern Bruce Peninsula Receives Grant For Lion’s Head Arena Renovations
11/18/2021
The Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula is receiving a federal/provincial grant to help finance a $5-million renovation at the Lion’s Head and District Community Centre and Arena. The municipality was notified its funding application for the project was approved by the Investing In Canada Infrastructure Program.... 
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Mayor expects great things in Saugeen Shores in 2022
11/18/2021
No one in Saugeen Shores is happier to see the festive season upon us than Luke Charbonneau.... Charbonneau hopes the Christmas season will be the start of things returning to normal for residents and businesses in the town.... 
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