Monday, May 23, 2022

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Many hospitals across Ontario are experiencing staffing shortages, and the availability of emergency department physicians is causing concern locally at GBHS hospitals. All six GBHS hospitals have 24/7 emergency departments, and for every 24 hour period, the corporation needs 15 physicians to staff those EDs. The GBHS hospitals have a roster of local physicians who fill the shifts, and are increasingly relying on physicians travelling here from outside the area to keep the EDs open 24/7. “Heading into summer...
The Town of The Blue Mountains is seeking bids from interested parties to provide and operate food truck services in various locations, as listed below. • Tomahawk Recreation Complex – 417230 10th Line, Thornbury • Northwinds Beach – 209605 Highway 26, Blue Mountains • Little River Beach - 4 Harbour Street, Thornbury “Serving as Canada’s second fastest-growing community and being a premier four-season tourism destination in Ontario, this is an exciting new opportunity to provide food services at key recreational areas within The Blue...

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