hatehasnohome- Michael Craig, Owen Sound trustee for the Bluewater District School Board, representing his opinions, not official Board policy

In April, a group called Get Real was invited to speak to students in several Bluewater DSB schools.  Their agenda, as explained on their web site, is to combat “homophobic, transphobic, and racist language” with “friendly, honest, diverse, and personal-story driven” discussions around sex, gender and race. 

The Get Real message is welcome in Bluewater schools

whilewelive- by Angus Wright

re: Board's decision upheld by court

If there's one thing I'd love to teach all children it is to look for the helpers, supporters and allies in every situation and every community. ....

whocares- by David Clark

Recently I heard an Owen Sound councillor talking on a local radio phone-in show about the need for more opportunities for resident / citizen input. Here is my evidence-supported opinion on the issue.

A post-election report about Ontario’s 2022 election, in part, highlighted a world-wide concern of “declining voter engagement and turnout” ...


chatgpt 7813741 1280- by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor

A longtime friend of OwenSoundHub contacted us the other day offering an opinion piece regarding the notion of paid parking for parks and recreation facilities in Owen Sound.

Certainly a hot topic in the past. The Hub was ready to post the piece ...

overflow2 - by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor

Thanks to Owen Sound city staff who will be out May 9 on this “Provincial Day of Action on Litter”.  They are volunteering to pick up litter along the river and 800 blocks of 1st Avenue West and 1st Avenue East  "to help beautify the River District and ensure waste is put in the correct receptacle” according to the city's media release.

Litter is far from simply a "tsk! people these days" problem. Lots of the litter we pick up has already been in the correct receptacle at least once! ...


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