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Ash-Tray-CigarettePublic Health calls for no-smoking policies in all apartments, condos and co-ops.

As part of National Home Fire Safety Week, November 24 - 30, the Grey Bruce Health Unit is calling for all multi-unit housing in Grey Bruce to adopt no-smoking policies.

"It is important for landlords and tenants to work together to bring smoke-free policies to their buildings," says Dr. Hazel Lynn, Medical Officer of Health for the Grey Bruce Health Unit. "Getting rid of smoking in a home, an apartment, condo or co-op building protects everyone from ...

FRO-featureVolunteer group HER Grey Bruce has released the initial findings of its 'Survey on Parent Experiences with the Family Responsibility Office (FRO) of Ontario,' for parents registered to receive their child support through the FRO. The survey, launched in May 2015, aims to reveal opportunities for meaningful improvements in the way child support is collected and distributed across the province.
HER Grey Bruce compiled its initial results on October 21st and today reveals that among Ontario parents registered to receive their child support through the FRO:
● 79% report that their child support is overdue.
● 54% are owed 12 months or more in overdue child support.
● 76% are supporting two children (on average) on a single family income.
● 67% are owed $2000 or more in overdue child support, while 23% are owed $20,000 or more.
"These statistics are disheartening, although not entirely surprising," said Ruby Frank, HER Grey Bruce cofounder. "We heard from

OSPS-featOfficers of the Midland Police Service are now being dispatched to calls by personnel of the communications centre at the Owen Sound Police Service.

Owen Sound Police Service Inspector Stephen MacKinnon stated, "This morning at 10:00 a.m. dispatchers from our emergency communications centre took over the responsibility of accepting and sending police officers of the Midland Police Service to calls in their community."

Providing professional, effective and efficient emergency communications services to other organizations is not new for the Owen Sound Police Service. The Police Service]has been the only Central Emergency Response Bureau (C.E.R.B.) in Grey and Bruce Counties since the introduction of 9-1-1 service into these areas, dating back to the 6th of June 1990.

In the spring of this year Owen Sound Police upgraded the communication equipment to allow...

LarryMiller-full-by Anne Finlay-Stewart

MP Larry Miller spoke with The Hub on November 5 at the end of a long day in Ottawa, and on his way to the airport to attend the ground-breaking for the Marine Training facility at Georgian College.
The Conservative caucus had gathered along with those who were not re-elected to hear Stephen Harper's farewell as leader and to meet their thirty-some new colleagues. This was followed by a vote by MPs and senators to choose the party's interim leader -Rona Ambrose.

Miller says the party is in good hands. He and Ambrose were first elected together in 2004, and since then she has held eight posts in cabinet and its committees. Miller calls her "experienced and capable" and says she will bring the right persona to the job. "Rightly or wrongly, we were perceived to be confrontational", Miller said, but Ambrose will address that with the right balance. She has said she will be reaching out to get everyone's input, and Miller is looking forward to her call. "I have never been afraid to say what's on my mind."

When it comes to choosing a permanent new leader for the party, Miller says...

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