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How Are Jean Vanier Students Improving Their Mornings?

Written by Lily-Ann Schneider, Student Journalist As of this month, the student leadership team at Jean Vanier Catholic High School in Collingwood will be bringing a healthy smoothie bar on Tuesdays and Thursdays mornings to the student body. In light

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18 People Charged; Fentanyl and Weapons Seized

Several Ontario and Quebec residents face numerous charges following a multi-jurisdiction investigation into illegal firearms and the trafficking of illegal drugs in Ontario, Québec and the United States. Project Silkstone began as a high-level Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) investigation

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Fish for free this Family Day weekend

Families and fishing enthusiasts across Ontario can fish licence-free from Saturday, February 18 through Monday, February 20. This Family Day weekend, anglers can go ice fishing without a licence, so head out to one of Ontario’s provincial parks that are open during

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Georgian Bluffs man facing impaired charges

On February 12, at approximately 5:46 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police received reports of an unwanted person knocking on doors in the area of Forest Hill Drive and Beechwood Drive in the Township of Georgian Bluffs.  The suspect was

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Christmas 2016 was a record-breaker for Canada Post

Christmas 2016 was a blockbuster for Canada Post, shattering every previous parcel delivery record. During the critical holiday period – which includes November, December and the first two weeks of January – the company played a central role in helping

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Netflix Cheating is on the Rise Globally and Shows No Signs of Stopping

New data reveals 46% of streaming couples around the world are watching ahead of their partners and most only plan to cheat more. No relationship is safe. According to a new study* released today by Netflix, nearly half (46%) of

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RIDE spot check nabs driver from Hamilton for impaired driving

On February 11, 2017 just before noon., Grey County OPP was conducting a RIDE program on Sykes Street in Meaford which resulted in the arrest of a driver for having a blood/alcohol content over 80 mgs. The 24-year old driver

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Traffic stop leads to impaired charges in Collingwood

Collingwood and The Blue Mountains OPP charged a driver with drinking and driving after stopping a vehicle in Collingwood. On February 9, 2017 just before midnight, an OPP officer conducted a vehicle stop in the area of Second Street and

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Grey County Named to Top 7 Intelligent Communities of 2017

It has been  announced that Grey County has been named one of the Top 7 Intelligent Communities of 2017. The announcement was made by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) at the conclusion of “The Internet of Cities Forum” in Taipei,

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Stress tips for teens

Written by Emily Fallows, Student Journalist at Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School Teens can experience stress not only during exam time, but at many times during a school year, when homework and assignments pile up, deadlines loom, and it all

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More snow for our area today

Environment Canada issues a special weather statement in effect for: Bruce Peninsula – Sauble Beach – Tobermory Hanover – Dundalk – Southern Grey County Owen Sound – Blue Mountains – Northern Grey County Saugeen Shores – Kincardine – Southern Bruce

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Collingwood Art on the Street is looking for Artists

Only a few short months until Collingwood Art on the Street will return. The Collingwood Parks, Recreation and Culture department and the Collingwood Downtown Business Improvement Area invites visual artists to submit designs and images to Collingwood Art on the

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Man facing charges after uttering threats in Markdale

On February 5, at approximately 6:50 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police attended the Foodland grocery store on Toronto Street South, Markdale, in the Municipality of Grey Highlands, after an employee of the store was threatened with bodily harm in

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Big Red Chairs in Meaford Win 2017 EDCO Award

Meaford’s “Big Red Chair” tour has won the Economic Development Council of Ontario’s award for Collaboration and Partnership 2017. The Big Red Chairs began in spring 2015 when 5 oversized, bright red muskoka chairs were built by Georgian Bay Secondary

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February is Heart Month

February is Heart Month, a time to bring attention to the importance of cardiovascular health, and what we can to reduce our risk of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease affects approximately 2.4 million Canadian adults, and is the second leading cause

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