Meaford resident Paul Vickers yesterday announced his intention to seek the Conservative nomination in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound. Vickers recently ran successfully in his first election to win a seat on the Municipality of Meaford Council in November 2018. Vickers had no intentions of running federally in the seat long-held by MP Larry Miller until Miller announced his retirement last month. Vickers has been engaged locally with the Conservatives for the past three years as a Director with the Conservative Riding Association for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound
Attend a blood donor clinic with the Owen Sound Community Donation Event, today (Wednesday, February 6th) from 2 pm to 7 pm, at the Owen Sound Legion Hall, 1450 2nd Ave West, Owen Sound. New blood donors are needed. To book your appointment visit: www.Blood.ca
Collingwood and the Blue Mountains OPP are seeking assistance in locating a missing man last seen at the First Street Tim Hortons in Collingwood, Monday. Cole Anderson is 58 years-old and is described as 6′ tall and 180lbs. He has glasses and is missing his front teeth. He regularly frequents the Tim Hortons coffee shop on First Street in Collingwood. Police and family members are concerned for his well-being. Police are asking that anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact Collingwood/The Blue Mountains O.P.P. at (705) 445-4321
Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation (519) 797-3230 ext. 3230
If you plan to go back to school to train for a new career, you’re invited to attend Georgian College’s Winter Open House, Saturday, Feb. 9th. If you apply for any Georgian program at the event, the college will cover your application fee. Or, your fee will be covered for Lakehead-Georgian programs if you apply at the Barrie Campus. Visit any of the seven campuses from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday to take a tour, talk to faculty and meet current students. Students who have already applied are also welcome to come learn more about their program from their future faculty. You’ll learn about full-time, part-time and online programs, take a student-led tour of campus and residences, attend program information sessions hosted by faculty, learn about OSAP and financial aid learn about academic upgrading services on campus and how to receive credit for prior work or academic experience. RSVP to Open House at GeorgianCollege.ca/openhouse, again this Saturday, Feb. 9th.
(Source: Georgian College)
In the NHL, Brendan Gallagher scored twice and added an assist as the Montreal Canadiens easily defeated the slumping Anaheim Ducks 4-1 last night.
A short-handed goal 2:49 into overtime led San Jose to a 3-2 victory over Winnipeg.
Chicago scored four goals in under three minutes during the third period to defeat Edmonton 6-2.
And Washington beat Vancouver 3-2.
Tonight, only two games with Ottawa at Toronto (7:30 pm) and the New York Rangers are at home to Boston (8:00 pm)