Maple Syrup weekend celebrations cancelled

  On Tuesday, March 18, 2020, the Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (OMSPA) officially announced that Maple Weekend would be cancelled for 2020. The event,...

March Break extended to April 1st across Ontario

The Provincial government announced today that all publicly funded schools in Ontario will close for two weeks following March Break that would have taken...

Field Naturalists have a busy March planned

The Owen Sound Field Naturalists (OSFN) have several activities lined up for March that include family-friendly events. Tomorrow, Thursday March 12th, the will be hosting...

MPP issues statement on teachers’ strike

On Thursday, March 5th, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker, issued the following statement in response to continued strike action by the teachers’ unions: “During the...

MPP issues a statement on teachers’ strike action

On Thursday, March 5th, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker, issued the following statement in response to continued strike action by the teachers’ unions: “During the...

Toronto Zoo and NWMO partner to conserve native Ontario bat populations

The Toronto Zoo’s Native Bat Conservation Program (NBCP) and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) are joining together to facilitate research into native bat...

March 1st – St. David’s Day, a day of celebration for the Welsh

My old friend, Doug Johnson (no 't'), always kept me on my toes when it came to special days such as 'Flag Day', 'Robbie...

Once Upon a Time: Making Maple Syrup – 1905

Making Maple Syrup - 1905 Arthur Alexander recalled late-winter days long ago in Bruce County, a time when farmers harvested their sweet “first crop of...

South Bruce Peninsula decides to stay with OPP service

In a recent letter to Saugeen Shores Council, Mayor Janice Jackson of the Town of South Bruce Peninsula thanked the municipality for submitting a...

Deceased in Mildmay fatality identified

Shortly after 4:00 p.m. on February 18, 2020 South Bruce OPP, South Bruce Fire Department and Bruce County Paramedic Services responded to the crash scene...