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Chamber-logo-borderedPeter Reesor, CEO and Chair of the Advocacy Committee of the Owen Sound & District Chamber of Commerce, made the following deputation at the special meeting of the Owen Sound city council about the Bluewater District School Board's Accomodation Review.

 

As the voice of nearly 450+ members of the local business community, the mission of the Owen Sound and District Chamber of Commerce is to develop and ...

owensound1919-by Anne Finlay-Stewart

In 1858, the first Owen Sound high school was built on the site of the former Strathcona School. Grey-Bruce was blossoming and high schools soon began to open in Meaford, Walkerton, Hanover and Kincardine.

The Owen Sound Collegiate gained a reputation for ...

dockmist-by Joey Gentile

Often times, one can step foot into any City, Town or Village and see big signs: "Luxurious Condominiums", "5 Star Hotel", "New Development Complex" etc. These sights have not just happened. They were planned. They were planned by many politicians, private and corporate land developers and many, many contractors.

Mayors and Councillors of many rural Ontario Communities call it "Economic Development". But what exactly is Economic Development besides the fantasy of the advertisements and media? It is a system, a...

Roxy-whoselife-by Terri Hope

As I see it, the title underscores the essential meaning of this play. Whose Life is it Anyway? Does the medical profession have the right to declare that one cannot be 'sane' and wish to die at the same time?

The lead character, Claire, is a middle aged woman who has been in a catastrophic car accident. After five months of treatment in hospital, the doctors have been able to 'save her'. Her broken ribs, leg bones, punctured lung, etc. have all healed. But Claire is a quadriplegic, and in spite of much soul searching on her part, a sharp wit and fierce intelligence, still sincerely wants to die.

The young resident doctor believes that she is sane, and has the right to refuse treatment. If she exercises this right, she will die. Claire is able to convince a young lawyer to take her case and argue her rights

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