Today: May 8th – remembering VE Day 1945

There are some events in our lives that are remembered “as clear as a bell”, even after many years. One of those events, for...

March 1st – St. David’s Day, a day of celebration for the Welsh

My old friend, Doug Johnson (no 't'), always kept me on my toes when it came to special days such as 'Flag Day', 'Robbie...

Port Elgin Carnegie Library prepares to celebrate 110th Anniversary

Friends of Port Elgin Branch Library are preparing to celebrate 110 years of Port Elgin's Carnegie Library and are looking for family memories.Is there...

Marine Heritage Society appreciates its volunteers

Marine Heritage Society held its annual Volunteer Appreciation BBQ on Friday, August 31st (2018) at the Boathouse in Southampton. Each year, the group recognizes the...

‘There at the Beginning’ – A look back: Part 1

Long before settlers arrived to the area, Southampton was an important fur trading area. In 1818, Pierre Piche arrived at the mouth of the Saugeen...

Chef Jamie Kennedy among 11 Chefs who provided a free community lunch with the...

Andrew got the early morning fire crackling by our rocky Georgian Bay shoreline at our place at Neyaashiinigmiing on Thursday. The sun decided to...

P.A.R.C. 55+ News – August 23, 2018

Results of Monday afternoon games:  Cribbage had some good results with at leat one good low score of 29 by the charming Germaine Roy...

G. C. Huston becomes a Legacy School

Although they no longer live, Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack have left a lasting legacy through a fund that is committed to helping bridge...

PARC 55+ News: February 26, 2019

Monday afternoon games time was another enthusiastic gathering of PARC folks to have fun, play games and enjoy each other's company.  There was only one...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “REMEMBERING”

Without warning, the cannon suddenly blasted with an ear-throbbing roar behind the assembled crowd. Some turned abruptly to see a wisp of smoke still...

Fall Fairs continue – 162nd Arran-Tara fair unique

Fall Fairs are continuing throughout Bruce and Grey counties, the agricultural hub of southwestern Ontario where farmers meet the food needs of large urban...

‘Painting the Ontario Landscape’ – a Champagne tribute to Canadiana

Jane Champagne was a force to be reckoned with through her writing and her art, both of which live on. 'Painting the Ontario Landscape' is...

Federal Government announces investment in Port Elgin Breakwater

  The Port Elgin breakwater will be rebuilt beginning this fall thanks to an investment from the Government of Canada. The Ministry of Fisheries and...

All Aboard for the Bruce County Museum Railway

  The Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre is excited to announce the opening of a new addition to the permanent galleries with the “Riding...