Photo 49Before you head down to the Owen Sound harbour this Thursday, June 29 to watch the "ghost ship" Manitoba light up, read Richard Thomas' story below of the ship's place in our maritime heritage.  The Community Waterfront Heritage Centre on the west harbour wall will host refreshments and festivities from 7 until the lights go on shortly after 9 p.m.

"On November 5, 1885 the CPR ship Algoma left Owen Sound for the Lakehead carrying general merchandise, railway supplies and 37 passengers, the fewest it had ever carried. The storm signals had been evident before she left Owen Sound, but the Algoma...

pizzaThis is a great family project!  The Owen Sound Fire and Emergency Services is pleased to announce that Georgian Bay Fire and Safety and Boston Pizza in Owen Sound are continuing to help educate elementary school children about fire safety. Georgian Bay Fire and Safety donates 75 Cineplex movie passes, and Boston Pizza supplies one pizza party per school for the upcoming school year.

Each student from grades 1 to 6 in all Owen Sound schools are given...

1967 012 Opening 8Jul67Neyaashiinigmiing—One of the best open secrets in Grey Bruce – the Cape Croker Park is celebrating 50 years of operation on Saturday July 1st from 3 pm to 5 pm. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place inside the Park gate at the end of Park Road, Neyaashiinigmiing.

The Cape Croker Park is one of the most beautiful campgrounds in the region. Set beside the waters...

dave-chip-truck- by David A. Robinson (catch up with chapters I, II, III, IV, and V)

On a windy, warm day, I coasted slowly and carefully down the steep swooping ramp into Percé. The tire was pumped and holding air, and its skinnier profile seemed to translate into better speed. Everything seemed fine. Here was a place I'd dreamed of seeing for years. People walked the sidewalks between boat cruise arranging kiosks, souvenir shops, motels, auberges, restaurants, galleries of what I would assume would be pretty chintzy items intended for quick sale, and it all started taking the form of a perfect ...




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