‘This is her story’: More than a Century of Living – Part 1

On March 8, 2021, Joyce Van Dam celebrated her 102nd birthday at Tiverton Park Manor in Tiverton.  According to staff, she is "sharp as...

Marine Heritage Festival kick off for a big weekend

Approximately 400 people attended the Marine Heritage Festival kick-off held at the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre on Friday evening (July 27/18). Just before...

March is Meals on Wheels awareness month

March is Meals on Wheels month across Grey and Bruce Counties with volunteers helping Home & Community Support Services deliver meals to help raise...

Commonwealth Day began with a Canadian proposal

Today, the second Monday in March, is officially Commonwealth Day. In memoriam of Doug Johnson of Southampton, we continue each year to bring Commonwealth Day...

The two communities that work at being connected

On the shore of Lake Huron in Bruce County, two communities are working together to become more connected - Saugeen First Nation and Southampton,...

Accession Day of Celebration – God Save the Queen

Today, February 6th 2022, marks 70 years since Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne in Great Britain, and of the Commonwealth, and officially begins...

Public input invited for Bruce County Museum expansion plan – deadline November 30, 2023

A key element of the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre's (BCMCC) plan for the future is to expand its facilities and services to...

Province appears to ignore the importance of water testing despite the Clean Water Act

Several months ago, the Ministry of Health cancelled the testing of private drinking water sources and, at the beginning of the pandemic, stopped collecting...

OREA weighs in on addressing the housing crisis

With housing taking centre stage in the lead-up to next week’s provincial election, it’s clear that voters are looking for a provincial government that...

Once Upon a Time: Log house Memories

The onset of cold weather should remind us to be thankful that our homes are well-insulated, cozy and winter-warm. What was winter life in...