Sunday, September 19, 2021

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a large number of changes for families, including new schedules, telecommuting, and virtual learning. For a great deal of Canadian families, that also meant welcoming a new pet into the home. As children return to in-person learning, and parents are increasingly returning to working outside of the home, routines within the household are transforming for both pets and people yet again. While most cats and kittens will be perfectly fine with these changes (let’s be...
Grey Bruce Health Services hosted a celebration last week to recognize fourteen new physicians and one midwife who have moved to the Grey Bruce area in the past year. The new group of physicians includes specialists in Dentistry, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Medical Imaging, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pathology and Psychiatry (adult, and child and adolescent). These physicians will be working throughout the Grey Bruce region. Last year nine physicians moved to the area. “This year’s incoming group of medical professionals is the...

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