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The Uke Kids from Thornbury

The Uke Kids from Thornbury

Posted On: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The music program at Beaver Valley Community School has a new method of introducing students to instrumental music

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Ontario Launches $30 Billion Infrastructure Funding Program

Ontario Launches $30 Billion Infrastructure Funding Program

Posted On: Monday, March 18, 2019

Investments in critical projects will create jobs, help families and businesses

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Centurion Cycling joins Blue Mountain Gran Fondo - New Date June 15, New Location BVCC, Thornbury

Centurion Cycling joins Blue Mountain Gran Fondo - New Date June 15, New Location BVCC, Thornbury

Posted On: Sunday, March 17, 2019

For 2019 we’re partnering with The Blue Mountain Gran Fondo. This includes making the C100 event a qualifier for the UCI Gran Fondo World Series, while still keeping a revamped C50 distance. This great partnership allows for more start wave options allowing the racers to race and the riders to ride, in addition to new KOM/QOM challenge on the C50 for riders of all abilities. At Centurion we pride ourselves on creating an experience that is second to none. Take a look at what we have in store in 2019!

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Sea Otter Canada - A New Cycling Festival for 2019 - July 4-7

Sea Otter Canada - A New Cycling Festival for 2019 - July 4-7

Posted On: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The Sea Otter Canada will represent all of the same great aspects of the Sea Otter Classic, while also aiming to introduce some new events including a road team stage race, the Canadian Hill Climbing Championship and the Grind KOM. The festival will offer something for everyone to enjoy, from a large vendor area featuring more than 200 cycling brands, to bike demos, activities for kids, entertainment and local craft breweries and food vendors. Blue Mountain Village

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BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT ANNOUNCES NEW SUMMER ATTRACTIONS, RETAIL AND INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS

BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT ANNOUNCES NEW SUMMER ATTRACTIONS, RETAIL AND INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS

Posted On: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Although the ski season is still in full swing at Blue Mountain, the Resort is looking forward to its ‘green season’ offerings. Visitors to Blue Mountain this summer will enjoy two new family-friendly outdoor attractions and improvements to summer season infrastructure. Just like Blue Mountain’s existing outdoor attractions, the new structures will allow guests to experience the area’s natural environment in an interactive way.

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Blue Mountains Review March

Blue Mountains Review March

Posted On: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Events, News, Upcoming Meetings

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Walk-in clinic to support student vaccinations

Walk-in clinic to support student vaccinations

Posted On: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Suspension notices have gone out for 411 students across Grey Bruce requiring parents to provide proof of immunization for their child. Students may face suspension if proof of immunization or a valid exemption is not provided. Under the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA), students require proof of immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, meningococcal disease, whooping cough, and – for children born in 2010 or later – chickenpox (Varicella).

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100 Men Who Care Southern Georgian Bay

100 Men Who Care Southern Georgian Bay

Posted On: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

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Ontario's Government for the People to Break Down Barriers to Better Patient Care

Ontario's Government for the People to Break Down Barriers to Better Patient Care

Posted On: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Minister Christine Elliott's remarks for the announcement of The People's Health Care Act, 2019. Renewed, connected and sustainable health care system will reduce hallway health care by focusing resources on patient needs

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2019 Draft Budget Meetings - March 11

2019 Draft Budget Meetings - March 11

Posted On: Monday, February 18, 2019

Developing an Annual Budget involves several months of planning and coordination among staff, Council, and stakeholders.

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County budget continues focus on economic growth and service delivery

County budget continues focus on economic growth and service delivery

Posted On: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Grey County residents can expect services to be delivered at the same high levels in 2019 with some additional investment in areas that will create the most benefit.

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Development Charges Study - $$$$$'s

Development Charges Study - $$$$$'s

Posted On: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The gross cost of the Town’s general services capital forecast is estimated to be $115.06 million. Approximately $50.00 million in grants are anticipated to offset the cost of the Parks and Recreation program; therefore, the net municipal cost for the Town is reduced to $65.06 million

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Notice of Study Completion: intersection of Grey Road 19 with Grey Road 21 and Mountain Road

Notice of Study Completion: intersection of Grey Road 19 with Grey Road 21 and Mountain Road

Posted On: Monday, February 11, 2019

Grey County, in partnership with the County of Simcoe, has undertaken a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) Study to assess options for improving the intersection of Grey Road 19 (Simcoe Road 34) with Grey Road 21 and Mountain Road.

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Grey County talks tourism with partners

Grey County talks tourism with partners

Posted On: Sunday, February 10, 2019

More than 70 local tourism industry representatives braved the winter storm on January 30 to attend the first Let’s Talk Tourism seminar of 2019, hosted by Grey County tourism staff.

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January Edition of the Blue Mountains Review

January Edition of the Blue Mountains Review

Posted On: Thursday, February 7, 2019

News, Events and Stories

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Police investigating

Police investigating

Posted On: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan., 2019, shortly before 10:00 p.m., officers from the Collingwood and The Blue Mountains Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a residence on Clark Street in Clarksburg for a check on the well-being of a male.

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Grey Council rescinds decision to combine beds from Grey Gables and Rockwood Terrace

Grey Council rescinds decision to combine beds from Grey Gables and Rockwood Terrace

Posted On: Friday, January 25, 2019

On January 24, 2019, Grey County Council, sitting as committee of the whole, voted to rescind the decision to combine beds from Grey Gables and Rockwood Terrace. The decision, which will be formalized at the Grey County Council meeting on February 14, means Grey County will amend the redevelopment application that has been submitted to the province and will continue to operate both homes.

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Policing Costs in Grey County Municipalities

Policing Costs in Grey County Municipalities

Posted On: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

In all, Grey County municipalities spent more than $23-million on police services last year.

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Learn to Curl at any age - Beaver Valley Arena

Learn to Curl at any age - Beaver Valley Arena

Posted On: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

89 year old takes her kids and grandkids out to learn to curl on her birthday

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Help Needed - Beaver Valley Agricultural Society

Help Needed - Beaver Valley Agricultural Society

Posted On: Monday, January 21, 2019

Beaver Valley Agricultural Society is looking to hire a Secretary and/or Treasurer to provide assistance and support for the Directors and General Membership.

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New with this Council - Meet the Mayor meetings

New with this Council - Meet the Mayor meetings

Posted On: Sunday, January 20, 2019

Held at the Town Hall on Saturday, January 19th

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Cannabis Update in The Blue Mountains

Cannabis Update in The Blue Mountains

Posted On: Friday, January 18, 2019

At the Special Council meeting on January 16th 2019, Council voted unanimously to opt-in and allow provincially authorized cannabis retail stores to operate within the Town of The Blue Mountains.

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2019 Winter Course List  Grey County Ag Services

2019 Winter Course List Grey County Ag Services

Posted On: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Each Winter, Grey Ag Services offers Winter Courses of interest to producers and rural residents of Grey and Bruce Counties and beyond.

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Citizens Forum Begins a New Year

Citizens Forum Begins a New Year

Posted On: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Guest Speaker - Tim Hendry, Communications and Economic Development Co-ordinator at the Town of The Blue Mountains

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Canada Post proposes new postage rates for 2019

Canada Post proposes new postage rates for 2019

Posted On: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Price of a domestic stamp would increase to 90 cents as of January 14th

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Aqua Village - Craigleith

Aqua Village - Craigleith

Posted On: Monday, January 14, 2019

Town of The Blue Mountains Council introduced to a significant major development initiative in the Craigleith community. Former Terrasan project lands.

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Blue Mountains Review January 2019

Blue Mountains Review January 2019

Posted On: Friday, January 11, 2019

January Edition

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Overdose Alert

Overdose Alert

Posted On: Saturday, January 5, 2019

There has been an increase in the number of opioid related overdoses in Grey and Bruce over the past two weeks. Some overdoses are attributed to a product being sold as Fentanyl.

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Blue Mountains Review  Leachate Study Reports

Blue Mountains Review Leachate Study Reports

Posted On: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

From the Review September 2017 issue

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Province Terminates $2.3 Million Funding Agreement

Province Terminates $2.3 Million Funding Agreement

Posted On: Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The Town completed a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment in July 2017 for the management of leachate generated at the Town’s Solid Waste Disposal Site.

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Michael Seguin Story Continues

Michael Seguin Story Continues

Posted On: Monday, December 31, 2018

Finally we know what really happened. What the allegations were, and how they were dealt with. It’s now all public in court documents. And the new twist of another lawsuit.

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Hot Topic for the Council of The Blue Mountains - Leachate

Hot Topic for the Council of The Blue Mountains - Leachate

Posted On: Thursday, August 9, 2018

The Municipality of Kincardine has been recognized at the Association of Municipalities Ontario for the leachate plant that was built. The $1.7-million facility was opened in the fall of 2016 and draws leachate from the landfill site and converts contaminants into solids which are removed. The liquid is sent to a stormwater pond, filtered and eventually works its way into the North Penetangore River and then to the lake. The plant can treat up to 55,000 L per day. Kincardine was given the Gas Tax Award at AMO which recognizes a municipality’s use of federal gas tax fund for infrastructure to make a difference in the community.

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Forest Therapy/Bathing

Forest Therapy/Bathing

Posted On: Friday, July 13, 2018

Forests provide several benefits to mankind. Its vital role in our eco system cannot be overlooked or overstated. They filter our water, provide timber, protect soil, regulate climate and provide a habitat for innumerable animal species and life forms amongst other things and provide phytoncides.

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