COVID-19 Update: Stay at Home Order

On Thursday, January 14 at 12:01 am, the Stay at Home Order issued by the Province of Ontario began. Residents of Ontario must stay...

Summary of measures during Province-wide shutdown

Following the announcement by Ontario Premier Ford yesterday (Jan. 12) that the province is now under a State of Emergency for the next 28...

Provincial state of emergency declared by Premier Ford

Effective Thursday, January 14th at 12:01 a.m., the government is issuing a 'stay-at-home order' requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for permitted ...

‘Getting to Work’ Report looks at local labour market challenges

The “Getting to Work: Investigating Labour Market Challenges in Saugeen Shores” six-month project is now complete. This project was in partnership with the University...

Provincial support continues for farmers and livestock processors

"Since COVID-19 began, one of our government’s top priorities has been ensuring there continues to be a steady supply of safe and nutritious food...

MPP postpones New Year’s levee and Remarkable Citizen awards

Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson has announced the postponement of her annual New Year’s levee and Remarkable Citizen recognition out of an abundance of caution...

Province announces new support for small businesses

In an effort to flatten the second COVID-19 wave across Ontario, Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson said the Ontario government is taking the necessary steps...

Application process for Summer Jobs funding now open

Applications for 2021 Canada Summer Jobs Funding Open today, December 21, 2020. Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament (MP) for Huron-Bruce, advises local businesses and organizations...

More financial relief for local municipalities

MPP Lisa Thompson has announced the provincial government is providing almost $2 million to local municipalities to offset operating costs for critical services and...

Exciting news for Southampton Care Centre

It was an exciting day for the Southampton Care Centre on Friday, December 18th, as Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson announced that the Centre would...

Local non-profit receives Big Hearts Initiative award

In May, the Government of Ontario launched its Small Businesses, Big Hearts Initiative—a campaign designed to recognize the remarkable ways Ontario small businesses and...

MPP Walker announces financial relief for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound municipalities

On December 16th, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill walker announced that local municipalities are receiving an additional $2,972,000 in Safe Restart Agreement funding. The discretionary funding...

Saugeen Shores Council votes to close historic Pratt truss bridge

The Kolb Bridge in the former Saugeen Township was officially closed on December 15th (2020) after 90 years in service. According to Saugeen Shores Councilor,...

Saugeen Shores launches expanded Styrofoam Recycling Pilot Program

Saugeen Shores is taking part in a pilot project with Second Wind Recycling for Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) recycling. This project will start on December...