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The Healthy Babies, Happy Families Clinic will host a grand opening, Thursday, November 15th, 10:30 to 11:30 am at 460 Hume Street, Unit #2, Collingwood. Drop in for cake and coffee, and find out more information on the services the clinic offers, such as breastfeeding support by a certified lactation consultant, well Baby Care, group pPrenatal (not only midwife patients, group postpartum (not only midwife patients), bereaved family support and in-home Visits (by appointment). Call 705-445-4243, email: or go to the website: (also on facebook at (Source:

A portion of Third Street, Collingwood is closed to traffic this week as crews work on local water works. The road will be closed between Pine and Maple Street through today (Friday, November 9th) at 5 p.m. According to the Town of Collingwood website, crews are working to hook up a storm drain and new water and sewer hookups from the mainline. Work continues in the area of Second Street between Spruce and High Street, where crews are working on the Simcoe County-owned apartment buildings. There are no road closures, though there is often construction equipment parked along the side of the road. (Surce: Town of Collingwood)

Drop by the Georgian College Fall Open House, Saturday, Nov. 10th to learn about its programs and services, enter for a chance to win great prizes, try hands-on activities, and meet staff. The Open House runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Barrie Campus and from 9 a.m. to noon at all other campus locations. Attendees will receive a ballot for a chance to win the grand prize of up to $5,000 toward tuition at Georgian. Those who complete Georgian’s online Career Match quiz in advance – and bring their results with them – will get a second ballot for the draw. As well, Google Homes and Acer laptops will be given away – one of each at every campus location.
You’ll be able to take a student-led tour, experience college life through hands-on activities and sample classes, ask questions about clubs and varsity teams, learn about housing (*), financial aid, campus food options, the kind of skills you’ll gain in your programs and apply to college at the Open House as Georgian will cover the cost of the Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) application fee. (* there is no residence at the South Georgian Bay Campus)
Prospective students who can’t make it to Open House are invited to book a personal tour at any of our campuses, or can set up a telephone consultation meeting with any member of our recruitment team.
(Source and Image: Georgian College)

Saturday, December 15th, the Meaford Public Library Fundraising Committee’s Christmas with Friends Gala fundraising event will feature cocktails and appetizers followed by a catered dinner, cash bar, and dancing at the Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre. Festivities begin at 6 pm with dinner served at 7 pm in support of the new, accessible Meaford Public Library. The cost: $80/person with a $40 tax receipt. Tickets and tax receipt are available at Each table seats eight people. If you wish to be seated in a group, please give the table a name when you are purchasing your tickets so you can all be seated together. For more information, please call or visit the Meaford Public Library 519-538-1060 ext. 1123.
(Source: Meaford Pubic Library)

The Municipality of Meaford, Bridge 039 is closed with an alternate route in effect, now to November 15th as they are undergoing maintenance. (Source: Municipality of Meaford)


In the NHL, Bo Horvat had two goals and two assists as the Vancouver Canucks earned an impressive 8-5 road victory over the Boston Bruins last night.
A goal in overtime saw visiting Buffalo beat Montreal 6-5.
Roberto Luongo made 26 saves in his second start since missing nine games with a knee injury to lift Florida over Edmonton 4-1.
Vegas withstood a third-period comeback to beat Ottawa 5-3.
Tonight, New Jersey is at Toronto (7:00 pm) and Colorado is on the road to Winnipeg (8:00 pm).

The Meaford Knights beat first-place Ville-Marie Pirates last night 3-2.

(Source:, Meaford Knights)

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