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On January 29th, Summerfolk will present the first in a series of monthly business workshops for musicians and performers of all genres. Dubbed the 'Music Biz Tune-Up', the eight part series will bring industry experts to Owen Sound to teach local performers the business skills they need to succeed. The topics will range across all aspects of the music business including booking, touring, performance, promotion, and publishing. The workshops will run on one Sunday afternoon each month, culminating in a two day conference in early September.
Over the past several months, Grey Bruce Health Services (GBHS) staff and physicians have worked on a number of potential measures to reduce the organizations' growing operating deficit. The GBHS Board of Directors met to assess these options last Friday, and has asked for more information on the options. The Board will re-convene at the end of February.
The Board recognizes the importance of health care to our communities, and has re-confirmed that no decisions will be made on any of the options for reducing the defici until internal and external stakeholders have been consulted. A schedule of public engagement sessions will be available in early Spring.
After six years of balanced budgets, GBHS, which operates six hospitals and a withdrawal management centre, is facing ...
Please be advised that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Owen Sound will be holding a Public Meeting to consider the adoption of the 2017 Budget. The Budget is being adopted in accordance with section 290(1) of the Municipal Act, 2001 and notice is being provided in accordance with City Policy No. CrS-C29.
The details of the meeting are as follows:
Meeting Date: January 30, 2017....
- by Francesca Dobbyn
I'm embarrassed to admit it, but I had no idea who Elizabeth Laird was when the poll was released for the renaming of OSCVI [as an elementary school]. I began the usual Google search and was stunned to read the history and impact of this woman. Connecting with others in the community, they too were unaware of who she was, so I did the next logical thing: I created a Facebook group "Who is Elizabeth Laird" so we could learn together.
I pulled together the following information from a variety of ...