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! ...

flamingearth- by Douglas Nadler

“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. wrote those words in 1963 while he was in jail in Birmingham, Alabama for instigating a coordinated campaign of protest against desegregation. Was he referring only to humans, or did he acknowledge the ecological web of being too? ...

bwdsb- by Michael Craig, representing his opinions as a school trustee for Owen Sound, not the policy of the Bluewater District School Board

Since I was elected to the Bluewater District School Board six months ago, I have been asking myself:  What is the role of the school board and what power do trustees have to improve the schools in Grey and Bruce counties? ...



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