Community News

Public Demonstration of Emergency Communications June 28/29

GBARC crest225Despite the internet, cell phones, email and texting, every year whole regions find themselves in the dark. Natural disasters such as tornadoes, fires, floods, and storms leave people without the means to communicate.

When disaster strikes, the one consistent service that has never failed has been Amateur Radio. Amateur Radio operators, often called “hams”, provide backup communications for provincial and state Emergency Management Organizations, the Red Cross, Salvation Army and other agencies.

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Scotiabank Supporting Medical Centre

scotia med clinic fundraise

As they so often do, Meaford's Scotiabank branch is once again conducting a fundraising campaign for a local initiative, this time for the Don Bumstead & Family Medical Centre, currently under construction on Highway 26.

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