Thursday 3 September 2015 - 4:24 pm

Local News

 
Naloxone May Curb Overdoses
08/31/2015

The Grey-Bruce Health Unit is rolling out Naloxone to users, EMS as of Monday.
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Educational Assistants Press Demands
08/31/2015
CUPE delegates vote ``overwhelmingly'' in favour of escalating job actions.
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GREAT SUMMER AT THE BLYTH FESTIVAL
8/27/2015 6:29:01 AM
The 2015 season at the Blyth Festival has been Extraordinary according to Artistic Director Gil Garratt. This season has featured Seeds, the Wilberforce Hotel, Edna Rural's Church Supper, Fury and Mary's Wedding.
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LACK OF SKILLED LABOUR IN BOTH HURON AND PERTH COUNTY
8/27/2015 6:26:07 AM
The lack of skilled labour is hitting home in both Huron and Perth counties. Goderich Mayor Kevin Morrison tells myFM News that he sees that the decline has hit the tourism and food service industry very hard.
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INUKSUK OUTBREAK IN GODERICH
8/27/2015 5:09:19 AM
An outbreak of Inuksuks at a Goderich Beach is terrorizing the Town's geese, but posing extra work for the community's Parks crews. Superintendent Martin Quinn treats the matter light-heartedly.
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OECTA REACHES TENTATIVE AGREEMENT
8/25/2015
The Ontario government has reached a labour deal with another group of the province's teachers.
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CONDITION OF GOBLES GROVE BEACH AFFECTING SAUGEEN SHORES TOURISM
8/25/2015
The deteriorating condition of the Gobles Grove Beach is affecting tourism in Saugeen Shores. Elora resident Jeff Page, who has been coming to the south end Port Elgin Beach as an annual visitor, addressed Saugeen Shores Council about his concerns Monday.
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TALL SHIPS ARRIVE IN KINCARDINE HARBOUR TODAY FOR MARINE FESTIVAL
8/21/2015
Landlubbers rejoice! The Kincardine Marine Festival is upon us. Tourism Officer Kelly McDonald says the tall ships arrive Friday at 2PM.
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ST JOSEPH'S KINGSBRIDGE REOPENS TOMORROW AS A NEW COMMUNITY CENTRE
8/21/2015
It closed its doors as a church in 2012, but the St. Joseph's Kingsbridge Centre is reopening as a community hub. Representative Jennifer Miltenburg tells myFM the official opening is Saturday evening at 7:30 in the Highway 21 community.
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Teachers To Ramp Up Work to Rule
08/21/2015

Public elementary school teachers will not take part in field trips to back new contract.
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Good Report Card for Bruce Power 
08/21/2015
Bruce Power says it has received its highest marks in history from CNSC.
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Hospitals Get $7 Million in Funding
08/20/2015
Area hospitals receive $7-million dollars in new funding for infrastructure upgrades.
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MICHIGAN CONGRESSMAN WANTS TO OPPOSE THE DGR NEAR KINCARDINE
8/20/2015
A Michigan member of Congress wants Americans to write the Canadian government to oppose a proposal to store nuclear waste underground from the Bruce Power site in Tiverton Ontario Power Generation wants to dispose low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste near Kincardine.

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TRYING TO SAVE KINCARDINE'S DAY AWAY PROGRAM
8/20/2015
Efforts to appeal to the South West Local Health Integration Network to grant a six-month reprieve for Kincardine's Day Away Program may fall on deaf ears. Michael Barrett, CAO of the LHIN is aware of the story, and believes it also has another side to it.

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MONDAY REPTILE SHOW AT BRUCE COUNTY MUSEUM A BIG HIT
8/18/2015
If you missed yesterday's Reptile Show at the Bruce County Museum in Southampton, you've only got two more chances to take it in. Nancy White says there are three presentations each Monday afternoon at the museum, and it's a popular attraction.
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Beach Postings Lifted
08/15/2015
Port Elgin Main Beach, Gobles Grove, Moose Beach, Portage Bay once again safe.

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COUNCIL SEEKS SIX MONTH STAY TO DECISION TO CLOSE KINCARDINE PROGRAM
8/13/2015
The Day-Away Program, offered through Home and Community Support Services Grey Bruce, is shutting its doors for Kincardine residents and consolidating the service out of the Port Elgin location.
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CANADA 150 FUNDING COMING TO GODERICH
8/11/2015
The Town of Goderich has been successful in its request for Canada 150 Infrastructure Funding. Tourism and Economic Development Officer James Cox advised Goderich Council of the news at yesterdays municipal meeting.
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New US Opposition to DGR Plan
08/11/2015

Michigan Senator Stabenow wants an IJC study on DGR impact on Great Lakes.
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Warning Over Strong Rip Currents
08/11/2015
Conservation official says to stay away from piers, especially during storms.
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Jobless Rate Up in Four Counties
08/8/2015

Four County Labour Market Board says jobless rate rose to 5.4 per cent.
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Saugeen Conservation Authority to Improve Public Image
08/8/2015
The authority is trying to balance its role for the environment and appease the public.
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WIND TURBINE MOTION SICKNESS DISCUSSED AT KINCARDINE COUNCIL
8/7/2015
At Wednesday's Kincardine Council meeting, representatives voted to add infrasound research to the data-set the Municipality is preparing in advance of completion of the Armow wind project.
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GRAND OPENING IS TOMORROW
8/7/2015
The Kincardine Lions Club Splash Pad at the Davidson Centre has been a big success in its short time in operation-- but it is still not officially open. Club spokesperson John McManus says they'll take care of this minor detail with a big celebration Saturday.
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SUPPORT FOR RAIL TRAIL NOT UNANIMOUS
8/6/2015
It looks like Huron County will be helping with the application process to request funding from the Ontario Municipal Cycling Infastructure Program for the G2G trail. The Goderich to Guelph Rail Trail runs along former CPR railway land and stretches over 127 km between Guelph and Goderich.
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GENERAL SURGEON LEAVING KINCARDINE
05/08/2015
Kincardine will lose another doctor this fall. This time, it is general surgeon Dr. Michael Gora who is leaving. Gerry Glover, CEO of the Kincardine Family Health Team and manager of the Kincardine Community Medical Clinic confirmed Thursday that Gora will leave the Kincardine hospital. “He has indicated his intentions are to leave in the fall. It is not a reflection on the clinic or the community, it is for personal reasons.
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LACK OF USE LEADS TO DAY AWAY PROGRAM CLOSURE
05/08/2015
The adult day program in Kincardine will close at the end of September, but there may be another option to provide services to elderly individuals with dementia, chronic illness and those with physical disabilities and offer relief to family caregivers. May be opportunity to start new program at Davidson Centre.
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POLICE CONFIRM IDENTITY
8/5/2015
South Bruce OPP have now confirmed that the body found by the force's Underwater Search and Rescue Unit are those of sixteen year-old Lucas Johnson of Goderich, the swimmer who went missing near the South Pier of Kincardine Harbour Sunday as waves picked up in advance of severe thunderstorms that...
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BAYFIELD AG SOCIETY GETTING READY FOR THE 2015 COMMUNITY FAIR
8/5/2015
The Bayfield Agricultural Society presents its Community Fair Friday August 14th to Sunday August 16th. Spokesperson Jentje Steenbeek says activities will be a mix of tried-and-true, and new. The Frisian horses have their origin in Northern Holland, and are known for their unique gait.
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WHO OWNS SAUBLE BEACH ?
8/5/2015
Beach raking is not the only issue clouding the sunsets at Sauble. Town of South Bruce Peninsula Mayor Janice Jackson says there's a not so small matter of who actually owns the Beach.
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Possible Tornado Sightings 
08/3/2015

Listeners report possible twisters near Southgate, Kincardine, Goderich, Teviotdale.
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