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Hospital Foundation Expresses Thanks For Volunteers & Sponsors


On behalf of everyone at the Meaford Hospital and Foundation, we hope you and your family remain safe and healthy during this challenging time.

More than ever, we are grateful for the dedication of our donors, sponsors, and volunteers. Your commitment to the Meaford Hospital has made an impact. Donations will support the purchase of new diagnostic and medical equipment. Funds received for Covid relief are helping to purchase Personal Protective Equipment and meet other needs for our hard-working front line staff during this pandemic.

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Reader Opposed to Proposed Pumped Storage Facility


The number one reason to support the proposed TransCanada Energy (TCE) pumped storage plant is that the planet is facing a climate emergency. TCE claims that the project “is one of Canada’s largest climate initiatives”, and that it will reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by 465,000 tonnes per year. Few people have the time or the expertise to verify such claims so they take them at face value. Do they pass scrutiny?

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Small Businesses Are Key To Post-Pandemic Prosperity Across Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound

Dear Editor,

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged families, students, seniors, farmers, and businesses in Bruce–Grey–Owen Sound.

I have been hearing from many small business owners who are unsure if they will make it through this crisis. Many in rural Canada are finding it difficult to acquire federal support, which is why myself and my colleagues continue to put forward constructive solutions to fix gaps in the government’s financial support programs.

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