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In their own words - this is how the Grey Bruce Health Services are working on balancing their budget:
As part of its ongoing efforts to balance its books over the coming years, Grey Bruce Health Services is assessing the merits of consolidating elective day surgeries, currently performed at the Markdale, Meaford and Southampton hospitals, into the surgical program at the ...
Echoing concerns raised recently by the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA), the National Farmers Union-Ontario Grey County Local 344 wishes to draw attention to the alarming trend of local school boards closing low enrolment schools.
"The boards are apparently closing the schools without considering the well-being of the students, their families and communities," said Brenda Hsueh, member of the NFU-O Grey County Local ...
- by Marzio Apolloni
I'm first generation Canadian, proud son of immigrant parents. Which means my brothers were as well! ( Gordon! ) My challenges were not as great as those faced by my dear cousin Nat, who was a true immigrant! Her recent post inspired me to write something about being a son of immigrants, especially with the anti-refugee anti-immigrant diatribe being spewed by many.
A few years ago, a year before I retired, I was recognized by the Ontario Public Library Association with a lifetime achievement award (thanks Bill!). I gave a speech which I rewrote a dozen times, because it would be the first time I would say in public what it was like growing up. And because my parents were there, it would be the first time they would hear from me what it was like. I never spoke to them about it before. The little boy in the story is me. Here is that part:...
"We need to get people reconnected and those limiters off!" was Francesca Dobbyn's first reaction to a major announcement from the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) today. The Executive Director of the United Way of Bruce Grey has worked tirelessly not only for residents of Grey and Bruce but those all over Ontario who have lost their electricity service because they have been unable to pay.
The new rules mean reconnection for those who have been cut off for non-payment and the removal of load-limiting devices. No residential services will be disconnected, at least until April 30 this year.
The OEB intends to launch a comprehensive review of customer service rules for