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PInk-Flamingos-in-TruckReduced load restrictions will take effect on some Grey County Roads beginning Tuesday, March 1, 2016 and will remain in effect until further notice. A detailed map can be found on Grey.ca. The load restriction is 5 tonnes per axel.
Why apply load restrictions? Roads are most vulnerable to heavy vehicle damage in the early-spring as the frost leaves the ground. Load restrictions help minimize damage and typically last from March 1 to mid-May depending on weather and road conditions.
For more information, contact the Grey County Transportation Department at [email protected] or by phone at 1-800-567-4739.

Airpointer Monitoring Station smallA study confirms air quality measured at the Tiverton air monitoring station reflects the larger picture of air quality across Grey Bruce.

The Grey Bruce Health Unit and the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (Ministry) conducted a study looking at ambient air quality in Grey Bruce. In a four-month period in the summer of 2015, a mobile air quality monitoring unit, called an Airpointer (see photo), was set up in three locations ...

scamGrey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) wish to inform residents on the topic of “identity theft” after a 69-year old Georgian Bluffs man found out that someone had opened a Wal-Mart Mastercard in his name in early 2015 and purchased items in the Toronto area as well as Quebec.  The victim became aware of his identity theft after he was contacted by a collection agency.  The fraud is being investigated by York Regional Police.  The victim shared the information with Grey County OPP on February 22, 2016.

What is identity theft?  Basically it is when someone “steals” your identity without your knowledge and then uses your personal information to commit a crime.  This can be accomplished when someone uses your name, your Social Insurance Number (SIN), your credit card number or any other piece of personal information without your consent. Perhaps you’ve never opened that account, or ordered that credit card …

georgianGeorgian College welcomes the changes to student financial aid contained in the Ontario budget released today. Important changes to funding for applied research are also being promised to Georgian and other Ontario colleges.

The transformation of the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) and other student aid programs into the new Ontario Student Grant, announced by Finance Minister Charles Sousa, will help make postsecondary education more affordable for many local residents. Under the proposed changes, many Ontario postsecondary students will be able to graduate with little or no debt. The new program starts in the 2017/18 academic year.

While the cost of attending college or university is foremost in the minds of most Ontario students, the situation is particularly critical in the geographic area served by Georgian College. Georgian has the fourth...

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