banktellerGrey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) together with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) wish to alert citizens to a fraud known as the "Bank Investigator Scam".

How it works: Suspect(s) contact potential victims, (mostly seniors) by phone advising that they require their assistance to catch a bank employee that "has been stealing money". The victim is instructed to go to their bank and make a cash withdrawal. The victim is told not ...

scamGrey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) remind residents to be aware of a scam known as an "over-payment" scam after a resident in the Municipality of Grey Highlands was scammed out of $1,150.54 on January 27, 2016.

The resident, who had posted his resume on Kijiji in the hopes of obtaining employment, was contacted by a party named "Riley Barter" who proposed that the victim work for him by posting job ads on the internet. The victim agreed and he received a cheque in the mail for $1,350.54 with instructions to deduct $200 from the total and send the remainder, via "MoneyGram", to a party named "Frantisek Goodison" in order to establish a credit card to commence his employment.

On February 3, 2016, the victim was alerted to the scam when his banking institution advised him that the

sexual-assaultThe beginning of the Jian Ghomeshi trial this week raises several concerns and issues around sexual violence such as: why don't women report? Is it possible the complainants lied? If the survivor is telling the truth, why may there still not be a conviction?

People are likely to hear many interpretations of these situations in the coming days. To services such as  Women's House Serving Bruce & Grey, stories of women facing ...

closed-signToday is the deadline for members of the public to register to make a presentation at the second public meeting to receive community feedback regarding the accommodation review for the Owen Sound Area Group of Schools.

Bluewater District School Board is holding the meeting will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Owen Sound Collegiate and Vocational Institute auditorium.

Complete public submission guidelines can be found ... 

New-apronsSafe 'N Sound is looking for Board Directors to take part in important decisions for the future. The building which the organization rents is coming up for sale. "This is an exciting time in the history of Safe N Sound," says Diane Eaton, Board Chair. "We've come to a critical crossroads. We have to explore new options."

The organization was formed in 2007 with a vision to establish emergency ...


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