Saturday, December 4, 2021

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As announced last week during a press conference at Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre, Owen Sound has unveiled event details for the upcoming Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada celebration in partnership with Sportsnet and Scotiabank. Taking over Owen Sound from January 26-29, the four-day celebration will feature can’t-miss community events, hockey clinics, musical performances, and appearances by NHL Alumni and the Stanley Cup. The celebration culminates Saturday, January 29 with a day-long Sportsnet broadcast hosted by Ron MacLean live from...
It is estimated that nearly 3 in 10 Canadians adopted a pet during the pandemic, with over 40% adopting through a shelter or rescue. As Canadians started working from home throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many of them decided to get a pet. Because of the lockdowns, spending more time at home meant more time was available to spend training and socializing a new puppy or kitten. These pets were very helpful in reducing our feelings of stress and anxiety during...

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