cyclists-regularSid Dickinson is on a cross country cycling tour from Vancouver to St. John's Newfoundland. Sid left Vancouver on June 4, and expects to arrive in Newfoundland in mid August. His goal is to complete the journey in 72 days – 60 days on his bike; 10 days of rest and 2 days on ferries. Sid is from Thornbury, and is writing a blog about his journey. You can read his blog at:

infrastructure-regularOWEN SOUND – Larry Miller, MP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, on Tuesday announced $4,554,021 in federal gas-tax funding to local governments in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, to support local infrastructure projects.

The federal Gas Tax Fund is the largest component of the government's 'Building Canada Plan," which the government has said will provide $53-billion in funding to communities across the country over the next 10 years, the MP's office said in a news release.

CIBC-campaign-donation-regularJuly 15, 2014: Today, CIBC announced a $50,000 donation to The Hospital Campaign. The gift is designated for improvements to cancer care at the Owen Sound Regional Hospital.
Investment Advisor Mary Petsopoulos, from CIBC Wood Gundy's Bay Street (Toronto) branch travelled to Owen Sound to make the announcement. "CIBC is very pleased to announce this gift for the Hospital Campaign. We know it's going to make a difference for patients from all over Bruce and Grey", she said. The Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation has enjoyed a 15 year banking relationship with Ms. Petsopoulos
and her partner Karl Kainz.

walker-regularQUEEN'S PARK – Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker slammed the new Ontario Liberal budget Tuesday, calling it "reminiscent of the movie Groundhog Day."

In a news release, Walker said he is "miffed" that the Liberals' so-called Mega Infrastructure budget with "$130-billion in spending goodies has again by-passed communities in Bruce and Grey."


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