Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By, May 7th

May 1st, just after 8:00 a.m., Grey County OPP received a report of a break and enter at the IDA Pharmacy located on Sykes Street South in Meaford. Sometime around 3:45 a.m. that morning, two unknown persons forcibly entered the pharmacy. Despite the property damage, nothing appears to have been taken. Also, April 30th, Grey County OPP received a theft report after the victim claimed that an unknown person or persons had been trespassing onto their property on the Holland-Sydenham Townline in Meaford and removing auto parts from a 1993 Mercedes Benz 400S vehicle that has been parked on the property for several years. Anyone with information which may assist police in either case is asked to call Grey County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. (Source:

If you’re an employer facing workforce challenges, you’ll want to attend the next Business in Motion event, Thursday, May 10th. The South Georgian Bay Labour Task Force has been hard at work since the fall Business in Motion event implementing some great audience-developed ideas. On May 10, find out how these projects are progressing, including an update on affordable accommodation as well as a more specific deep-dive into attainable accommodation. The keynote presentation will be given by Mark Conway, President and Senior Partner, NBLC consultancy. This will provide a great founda-tion for group discussions inspired by examples of attainable accommodation solutions from around North America. The theme is “Attainable Accommodation – Growing the workforce in South Geor-gian Bay” at Blue Mountain Village Conference Centre, Thursday, May 10th from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To register, go to A must-attend for CEO’s, Presidents and HR leaders in South Georgian Bay facing workforce challenges, as well as developers and real estate agents interested in finding out more about the future of attainable accommodation opportuni-ties. Labour Task Force representatives will also be on-hand, including Andrew Siegwart, President, Blue Mountain Village Association, as well as municipal representatives from the South Georgian Bay region. (Source: Town of Collingwood)


In the NHL yesterday, the expansion Vegas Golden Knights are headed to the Western Conference Final in their inaugural season after beating the San Jose Sharks 3-0 in Game 6 of their second-round series.
And the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 and advance to the Eastern Conference final for the third time in four years.
Tonight, Washington is at Pittsburgh (7:00 pm) and Nashville is at Winnipeg (9:30 pm).

In the NBA, the Houston Rockets played to a 100-87 win over the Utah Jazz last night, taking a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference semi-final series.
And Golden State soundly defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 118-92 to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their Western Conference semi-final series.
Tonight, Boston is at Philadelphia (6:00 pm) and the Toronto Raptors are on the road to Cleveland (8:30 pm).

Baseball action, the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 Sunday to stop a three-game los-ing streak.
The Jays are idle til Tuesday night when they’re at home to Seattle; game time 7:07.


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