New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “WHEN PHILIA BECAME EROS”

I am displaying my rudimentary grasp of the Classical Greek language as an innovative introduction to the most tender love story I have ever...

UPDATE: NII Best Ever March Break Camp shifts to April

With the province’s announcement yesterday regarding March Break postponement, the Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII) has shifted its virtual 'Best Ever March Break Camp' to...

Unexpected delight – by Rev. Heather McCarrel

There are moments in life when the unexpected happens and we are taken by surprise.  Such moments as a fender bender, spilled coffee, or...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “SHE’S JUST SHY”

Labelling of children starts early. Over the years, I have frequently heard a parent hastily explain a little one’s awkward reticence to speak when...

Bruce County staff continue to adapt to health conditions

The health and well-being of Bruce County staff and residents is always our number one priority. The County has enacted a number of precautions...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “THE EMPTY CHAIR”

Christmas dinner was being served as it always was---at a round, oak pedestal table in the spacious farm kitchen. Grandma and Gramps were beginning...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “JOY TO THE WORLD?”

When I was a boy, “Advent” meant small pieces of chocolate hidden in an elaborate, brightly-coloured cardboard calendar shaped like a house. For the...

Patching Joy Together One Stitch At A Time

JOY arrived in my office last week in a clear heavy plastic bag. With it came a few instructions that were a delight to follow. ...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “HERE’S HOPING”

In the Christian calendar, churches around the world are today celebrating the initial Sunday of Advent. It is most fitting that the traditional theme...

Operation Christmas Child – shoeboxes are now in transit

In September, thousands of empty shoeboxes went out all over Bruce County as the annual Operation Christmas Child Shoebox campaign began.  Two short months...