Wind: 22.53 km/h
As long as my mother's parents were alive, we made a yearly pilgrimage to Nova Scotia. Bundled into the back seat of the car with a large pillow to separate us and minimize squabbles, my brother and I spent hours occupying ourselves. My mother watched the landscape pass as my father drove the long, familiar miles across Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick. At some point, he would ...
On Wednesday, April 5, Grey County is hosting an Environment Canada training session for amateur storm spotters at the Grey County Administration Building in Owen Sound from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. CANWARN Storm Spotters provide valuable, real‑time, on-the-ground information during severe weather. Environment Canada is looking to recruit new volunteers and refresh existing volunteers in the area.
CANWARN volunteers share local weather details with the Ontario Storm Prediction Centre. This information gives meteorologists a...
- by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor
A field trip can be the most anticipated event of a school year; a major high school trip the highlight of a school career. So how might the changing and somewhat unpredictable protocols at the U.S border affect international trips for our local students?
The Chair of the Bluewater District School Board, Ron Motz, says "trustees and staff strongly believe that the opportunity for our students to travel is an important part of their personal growth and broadens their perspective of the world." The Board approves all major school trips, sometimes as far as a year in advance, and Motz says because they are "mindful of the risks that can be
Dear Premier Wynne,
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and our member network greatly value the contributions and protections that emergency services personnel provide to our communities. We recognize, however, that the costs of these services have increased at over three times the rate of inflation annually since 2002.(i) This cost escalation is unsustainable, particularly in an era of fiscal restraint generally, and especially in an environment where municipalities are greatly restricted in their options to raise new revenue...