housemoney- by Jim Hutton

Many people believe that if MPAC assesses their property higher, than it was previously assessed, then their taxes will go up. This is a common misunderstanding.

Generally your taxes will not be affected by a MPAC reassessment. The overriding driver ...

michaelcraig300Trustee Report, March 2023: 

From Michael Craig, Owen Sound trustee, representing his opinions, not official Bluewater District School Board policy ...


aroundthesoundalgieclip- by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor

In a spate of pre-spring house cleaning, we found boxes of records from my dear-departed Around the Sound Local Food Market. The store wasn't even three years old when the fire department called me at 4 o'clock one morning in May of 2011 to say an apartment above us was on fire and Around the Sound was full of smoke and water ...


girlinshadow - by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor

(Note: Some words and concepts may offend or trigger)

On International Women's Day, I was thinking about those women who, as children and teenagers, were used for the sexual purpose of an adult and over time found the courage to come forward and identify the men who exploited them ...

flagsos- by David Clark

Vexillologists agree that Owen Sound’s flag is “bad”. Okay, no vexillogist singled out Owen Sound by name but they have declared most cities have very bad flags and Owen Sound’s fails on all Five Principles of Flag Design.

First here are a few (opinionated) concerns about Owen Sound’s current flag ...


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