No one is immune: Beware of scams – both phone and computer

This week has been quite eventful personally when it comes to scams. First, I was contacted by phone with a 'Private Number' showing on my...

Housing continues to be a burden across all demographics

In a recent report to Bruce County Council by Tania Dickson, Housing Services Manager Bruce County, housing appears to still be in dire straits...

The Field of Crosses – remembering the Fallen

Looking across the country each November, one of most poignant remembrances is the over 3,500 crosses that stand as silent reminders along five acres...

ALS – a disease that attacks regardless of gender, ethnicity or age

Although its official name is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, it is better known by three little letters - ALS ... and Jamie Hingston, only in...

The Caring Benches – by Larry McIntosh

by Larry McIntosh Don’t forget about these blue benches, one in Port Elgin at Coulter Parkette and another in Southampton by the town hall. As...

Protecting deer populations from illegal unethical hunting practices

  Why is that some hunters continue to skirt around things like licenses and stalk animals out of season? For instance, the Ontario government is attempting...

Grey Bruce Labour shines a light on the new Markdale Hospital

The news of new healthcare facilities opening in our region is very much welcome. The work of so many for so long has come...

Rural emergency health care in a precarious situation

Health care in rural Ontario is in a precarious situation.  Just today, June 20th, the local regional Chesley hospital announced that it had...

Rabbit House Rescue – a place where bunnies can frolic, play and live safely

Having been to several animal sanctuaries for animals such as dogs and cats but never to a rabbit rescue sanctuary, I didn't know what...

Isotopes for Hope: Canada’s leadership imperative – doubling our production of medical isotopes by...

There are many times in our lives when we come to realize that there is nothing more important than our health. This also includes...

Time to take a second look at beach development says reader

To the Editor: Back in 2019, we all agreed that the Main Beach had become run down due to lack of maintenance. The Station was...

Pi Day – a celebration of the beauty and elegance of mathematics

When it comes to Pi day, and having a grandson who is a math/computer expert and two close friends, Eli Maor and Mike Sterling,...

Winterhawks goalie in elite company with rare goal

The Saugeen Shores Winterhawks goalie Jeff Flagler at 31 years old is in elite company having scored the game-winning goal on Friday, February 10th...

World Hijab Day – Wearing the Hijab should be about conviction, not coercion

World Hijab Day by Farah Ahmad Wearing hijab, a head covering worn by many Muslim women, has lately caught the public’s attention with intense headlines. In 2013,...