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jane millerLarry Miller, Member of Parliament for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, is calling on Federal and Provincial Heritage Ministers to dedicate the recently discovered site of the wreck of The Jane Miller in Colpoy's Bay as a restricted/grave archeological site for the purposes of protecting the site from disturbance as a result of...

marijuanaYesterday, the House of Commons voted on Bill C-45 – An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts (the Government's legislation to legalize marijuana in Canada). With the Liberals and the NDP voting in favour of the bill, it has now passed at Third Reading and will move to consideration in the...

stethoscopeThis week in the Ontario legislature, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker voiced concern that more patients are going without access to a primary care provider in our region. "There are now 2,168 people without a doctor, up 65 per cent over last year", said Walker.
A spokesperson for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care says while it is not possible to confirm the exact number of people without a family doctor, over 2,200 were registered with Health Care Connect and...

walkerinlegBruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker has presented a petition in the Ontario Legislature calling on the Liberal government to reverse planned school closures.The Petition also calls on the government to review and fix the education funding formula in an effort to stop any further mass closures across rural and Northern communities.

"Shuttering 600 schools and then selling them off one by one – as is being done with Derby School – should not be acceptable to any...





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