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Womens House Serving Bruce Grey logo smallBy Bernice Connell

The Canadian Women’s Foundation reports that ‘on any given day in Canada, more than 3,300 women (along with their 3,000 children) are forced to sleep in an emergency shelter to escape violence.’

It is a very difficult decision for women to make; leaving their homes and familiar surroundings, but is often a last resort to ensure their safety. For more than thirty years, Women’s House Serving Bruce & Grey has provided emergency shelter for women and their children who have experienced physical, sexual or emotional abuse. The shelter provides a safe, secure, residential environment with support to help women plan for living violence-free lives.

bloomingT- by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor

When I asked Stephanie Termeer, owner of All Things T on 10th Street East   “Why a tea store?” she replied “Well at first it was going to be ice cream. But that was twenty years ago. In Shakespeare.” She laughs at the memory.

 

Meaford Goes GreenThe Rotary Club of Meaford has been busy in 2018 making Meaford a little greener­.

In 2018, Rotary International President Ian Riseley challenged every Rotary Club around the world to plant one tree for each of their members as...

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By Paula Carnakie and Jon Farmer

In an ideal world, violence would not exist. The unfortunate reality, however, is that violence is common. In cases of domestic violence the abuse often stops only when victims remove themselves from the situation. In most abusive relationships the victim is female and escaping the violence requires her to leave secretly, quickly, and without many of the necessities of life. Some women turn to friends and family for shelter. For those without a local support system, there are organizations like The Women’s Centre Grey & Bruce which...

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