Sunday, April 18, 2021

Business News

The Meaford Community Awards, presented by the Meaford Chamber of Commerce, returns for its 23rd year. This year the event will live stream on Facebook to help us comply with COVID protocols. Join in on Saturday, May 15, at 1 p.m., for this live streamed event. Follow on Facebook or go to meafordchamber.ca to find out how you can view the event. The Meaford Community Awards acknowledges the contributions to our community made by the businesses and volunteers in 2020. The...
The construction work currently being completed along Sykes Street between Bayfield Street and Collingwood Street is a project by Enbridge (Union Gas) to replace the below ground natural gas pipelines along this section of Sykes Street North. Aecon has been contracted by Enbridge to complete the work and it is anticipated that gas main replacements will be completed in early May. The work by Enbridge/Aecon will require temporary rotating closures of Collingwood Street, Parker Street, and Lombard Street beginning on...

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Outdoor Patio Pilot Program Extended For 2021

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Walker Aggregates’ Meaford Quarry Receives Progressive Rehabilitation Award

Walker Aggregates’ Meaford Quarry in the Municipality of Meaford has received OSSGA’s 2020 Progressive Rehabilitation Award, presented at OSSGA’s 2021 Conference & AGM at...

Region’s Largest Job Fair is Going Virtual

The region’s largest job fair is expanding and moving online to safely connect employers and job seekers. The Grey Bruce Virtual Job Fair will...

Time to Invest in Ourselves

Change is finally here. For me, it arrived in the form of a dark red sedan last July. After stopping on Sykes St., a lanky...

December Unemployment Rate Increases to 5.6%

In December, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region, which includes the Municipality of Meaford, increased by 0.2 percentage point to 5.6%....

Keeping the Arts Alive in Meaford

Meaford’s entertainment culture boasts a vibrant community of talented local musicians where the downtown is usually bustling throughout the year with live music and...

Bill’s Valu-mart Owners Retire, New Owners Take Over

Bill and Barb MacDonald have officially retired after 17 years as franchise owners of Bill’s valu-mart in Meaford. On Sunday, January 3, Bill’s valu-mart...