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...

Tragedy in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians, well known for their hospitality, are reeling from an unthinkable act of violence. Violence that not only took innocent lives but traumatized...

April 22nd, 2020: The 50 anniversary of Earth Day

Today is the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day that began on April 22nd, 1970. The concept of Earth Day was, and is, to...

Medical Officer of Health appreciates essential workers

Dear staff of Nursing Homes, Homes for the Aged, and Retirement Homes; I am taking this time to express the gratitude I feel for the...

Message of STAY HOME – not working when it comes to cottage country!

Despite many government appeals at all levels to not travel to summer residences, it appears that it they are falling on the old saying...

Op-ed: Using Masks

It is surprising that masks, even ones we use when we grind or sand something, are not part of the suggested protection guidelines by...

Organized Labour prepares to converge at Conservative convention on February 22nd

Organized Labour and friends of labour are preparing to converge on Niagara Falls on February 22nd. Grey Bruce Labour Council President, Kevin Smith notes for...

MPP Thompson OP ED on rotating strikes

The ongoing labour disruption caused by teachers’ unions in communities across Huron-Bruce has caused uncertainty and left many Ontario families scrambling to find child...

Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre: The Little Table

I was looking through some of the pictures that time accumulates. I came upon one of the cannons that I made for the HMS...

SON to vote on Low and Intermediate waste DGR

Do we let future generations deal with 'our' waste? This Friday, January 31st, members of Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) will submit their final votes on...

Meeting timeline has been rushed says Preservers spokesperson

At Monday night's Town Council meeting, the Port Elgin Beach Preservers came forward to once again raise concerns over the proposed beach revitalization development. Patricia...

Another year of news, weather and sports drawing to a close

This week, marks the end of our 12th year of providing news, weather and sports for you, our readers. As we celebrate one dozen years,...

Students’ orderly fire drill impressive

Shortly after a general school assembly on Thursday (Sept. 26) and after students returned to their classrooms, the fire drill alarm began. Everyone, of course,...

Local doctor decides … enough is enough

After 40 years as a family physician, Dr. Don McCulloch of Port Elgin Saugeen Shores, made the difficult decision to retire.  The reason?  A...