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Blue Mountains Review -  February 26th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - February 26th Edition

Posted On: Thursday, March 4, 2021

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COVID-19 Update - Grey Bruce as of March 3rd

COVID-19 Update - Grey Bruce as of March 3rd

Posted On: Wednesday, March 3, 2021

As of March 1, 2021 Grey Bruce is in the Green- Prevent Zone in the Ontario COVID-19 response framework. 0 Cases reported two days in a row. 11 active cases.

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Contract Awarded for New Markdale Hospital, Construction Starts

Contract Awarded for New Markdale Hospital, Construction Starts

Posted On: Sunday, February 28, 2021

On February 26, 2021, Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott announced that the construction of a new hospital for Markdale has been approved, and will start this Monday.  The province awarded a contract to Bird Construction to build the 68,000 square foot facility on Toronto Street South.

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COVID-19 Provincial Response Framework – Grey-Bruce Moving to Green

COVID-19 Provincial Response Framework – Grey-Bruce Moving to Green

Posted On: Sunday, February 28, 2021

The Grey Bruce Health Unit has received notice that we will be entering the Green stage of the re-opening framework as identified by the province, effective Monday, March 1, 2021.

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COVID-19 Vaccine For Those 80 Years Old and Older

COVID-19 Vaccine For Those 80 Years Old and Older

Posted On: Friday, February 26, 2021

In Grey Bruce, persons 80 years of age and older are currently being identified through the health care system for eligibility for the COVID 19 vaccine. All eligible persons will be contacted directly in the near future to schedule these vaccines

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Grey Bruce Public Health COVID-19 Resources and Information: February 25 2021

Grey Bruce Public Health COVID-19 Resources and Information: February 25 2021

Posted On: Friday, February 26, 2021

Here are links to some COVID-19 resources/information you may find useful. Many of these items are available on the GBHU website.. If you have any questions, please call the Help Line At: 519-376-9420 ext 3000

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Blue Mountains Review - February 19th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - February 19th Edition

Posted On: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The Blue Mountains Council unanimously approved the purchase of a 32-acre property at the eastern edge of Thornbury for $3,450,000. The property located at 125 Peel Street extends to the intersection of Grey Road 113 and Highway 26.

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Town Hall Reopening on February 22

Town Hall Reopening on February 22

Posted On: Monday, February 22, 2021

The Town of The Blue Mountains would like to advise the public that starting on Monday, February 22, Town Hall will be open for public access with regular business hours and safety measures in place.

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Blue Mountains Review - February 12th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - February 12th Edition

Posted On: Sunday, February 14, 2021

Community Events and Information

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COVID-19 Provincial Re-Opening – Grey-Bruce Moving to Yellow

COVID-19 Provincial Re-Opening – Grey-Bruce Moving to Yellow

Posted On: Friday, February 12, 2021

The COVID-19 lockdown for Grey Bruce is set to end on Tuesday, February 16. Until then, the shutdown and stay-at-home orders, currently in effect, remain in place.

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Region’s largest job fair is going virtual

Region’s largest job fair is going virtual

Posted On: Wednesday, February 10, 2021

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 be hosted on Wednesday, March 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Ontario Extending Stay-at-Home Order across Most of the Province to Save Lives

Ontario Extending Stay-at-Home Order across Most of the Province to Save Lives

Posted On: Monday, February 8, 2021

Public Health Units to Gradually Return to the COVID-19 Response Framework

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Grey Bruce COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery 

Grey Bruce COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery 

Posted On: Friday, February 5, 2021

The Grey Bruce Health Unit has been advised by the Ministry of Health of a number of shipments of COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks.

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The Review - January 29th edition

The Review - January 29th edition

Posted On: Friday, February 5, 2021

Community Information - Sign up today for the Virtual Communications Committee Public Engagement Session to be held February 10th from 5pm-7pm or call John Milne for details 416-720-1390

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BMVF Grant Supports Local Charities with Funds to Meet Immediate Social Challenges

BMVF Grant Supports Local Charities with Funds to Meet Immediate Social Challenges

Posted On: Friday, February 5, 2021

COVID-19 continues to impact our South Georgian Bay Community, increasing the demands on families, heath care teams, essential workers, businesses and our local charitable organizations.

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What's New in COVID-19 Business Supports

What's New in COVID-19 Business Supports

Posted On: Thursday, February 4, 2021

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Ontario Investing $5.1 Million in Local Infrastructure in Simcoe-Grey

Ontario Investing $5.1 Million in Local Infrastructure in Simcoe-Grey

Posted On: Monday, January 25, 2021

Funding helps communities build and repair roads, bridges, water and wastewater systems - The Blue Mountains receives $912,915.00

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Blue Mountains Review - January 22 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - January 22 Edition

Posted On: Monday, January 25, 2021

Community Information & 25th Anniversary of the L E Shore Library

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Stay-At-Home Order

Stay-At-Home Order

Posted On: Thursday, January 21, 2021

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is requesting that Ontarians voluntarily comply with the new Stay-at-Home Order to limit mobility outside their homes, except for essential reasons, to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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Grey-Bruce Health Unit Dedicated to Case and Contact Management

Grey-Bruce Health Unit Dedicated to Case and Contact Management

Posted On: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Grey Bruce Health Unit wants to reassure the public that we continue to be dedicated to robust case and contact management of all cases and high risk contacts, including any case and contact management in workplaces.  Several Health Units within Ontario have had to reduce or discontinue case and contact management due to the volume of cases.  As a result, our health unit may not be receiving notification from other health units if an active case from another health unit had contact with residents from Grey and Bruce Counties.

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Blue Mountains Review - January 15 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - January 15 Edition

Posted On: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Community News and Updates

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First COVID-19 Vaccinations in Grey and Bruce

First COVID-19 Vaccinations in Grey and Bruce

Posted On: Friday, January 15, 2021

A ninety-three year old resident of Maple View Long-Term Care Residence in Owen Sound is the first Grey County resident to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Eleonore Kueber was given the first dose of the Pfizer BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine this morning by Public Health Nurse Lisa Lambkin. As that vaccine was being given, the first vaccine in Bruce County was also being administered to Nora Foster, a seventy-one year old resident at Golden Dawn Senior Citizen Home in Lion’s Head. Residents, staff and essential caregivers revived the vaccine. As well as Golden Dawn and Maple View, some vaccine was also administered at Georgian Heights Long-Term Care Centre in Owen Sound.

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COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with Municipality of The Blue Mountains

COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with Municipality of The Blue Mountains

Posted On: Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Grey Bruce Health Unit has declared the outbreak within the Municipality of The Blue Mountains over as of January 14 2021.

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Ontario Small Business Support Grant - now open

Ontario Small Business Support Grant - now open

Posted On: Thursday, January 14, 2021

Applications are now being accepted for the new Ontario Small Business Support Grant. This provincial grant will help small businesses that are required to close or significantly restrict services under the new Provincewide Shutdown effective December 26, 2020.

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Blue Mountains Review - January 8th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - January 8th Edition

Posted On: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Community News and Information

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Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Crisis and Save Lives

Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Crisis and Save Lives

Posted On: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Province Issues Stay-at-Home Order and Introduces Enhanced Enforcement Measures to Reduce Mobility

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Living on Main Street

Living on Main Street

Posted On: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Grey County Economic Development and Planning staff have partnered with Jayne Armstrong, Dahab Ibrahim, Anne James, Catherine Jiao, and Nick Rhamey-Smith, students from University of Toronto Masters of Science in Planning program, to study downtown main streets in Grey County. More specifically the project looked at downtown revitalization and the possibility for additional residential units on main streets. 

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Grey Bruce Public Health to Distribute Two Shipments of Pfizer Vaccine In January

Grey Bruce Public Health to Distribute Two Shipments of Pfizer Vaccine In January

Posted On: Sunday, January 10, 2021

As the situation continues to evolve, the Grey Bruce Health Unit is pleased to share with you today that the Ministry of Health has approved the release of two initial shipments of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to the Grey-Bruce region. The first of these shipments will be arriving the week of January 11, 2021, and the second shipment will be arriving the week of January 25, 2021. In total, the two shipments will contain approximately 1000 doses of vaccine.

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Ontario Extends Teacher-Led Online Learning Until January 25 to Keep Students and Staff Safe in Southern Ontario

Ontario Extends Teacher-Led Online Learning Until January 25 to Keep Students and Staff Safe in Southern Ontario

Posted On: Thursday, January 7, 2021

TORONTO — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise at an alarming rate throughout the province, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is extending certain measures to keep students, education staff, and residents of Northern Ontario safe. This includes extending in-person learning until January 25, 2021 for elementary school students in the 27 Southern Ontario public health unit regions and extending the shutdown in Northern Ontario for another 14 days, aligning with the shutdown period in Southern Ontario.

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Blue Mountains Review - December 31 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - December 31 Edition

Posted On: Monday, January 4, 2021

Community Information

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Proposal for Pfizer Mass-Immunization Hub Ready to Execute in Rural Ontario

Proposal for Pfizer Mass-Immunization Hub Ready to Execute in Rural Ontario

Posted On: Monday, January 4, 2021

The Grey Bruce Health Unit has a proposal before the provincial government, addressed to General Hillier that would provide the Provincial Government with a successful pilot of a Pfizer logistic hub for vaccine delivery in small-urban and rural communities, which is representative of the majority of communities in Ontario.

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Congratulations to Lisa Farano - 2019 Order of Ontario

Congratulations to Lisa Farano - 2019 Order of Ontario

Posted On: Friday, January 1, 2021

On January 1, 2021, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Chancellor of the Order of Ontario, announced 47 new appointments to the Order of Ontario, the province's highest honour, for 2019 and 2020. The Order of Ontario honours individuals whose exceptional achievements have left a lasting legacy in the province, in Canada, and beyond. Members of the Order of Ontario come from all walks of life, represent diverse fields of endeavour, and have played an important role in shaping the province.

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Beaver Valley Bruce Trail

Beaver Valley Bruce Trail

Posted On: Thursday, December 31, 2020

Winter Newsletter

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Blue Mountains Review - December 18 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - December 18 Edition

Posted On: Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Community Events and Information

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Provincewide Lockdown December 26

Provincewide Lockdown December 26

Posted On: Monday, December 21, 2020

Today Premier Ford announced a provincewide lockdown will begin on December 26. The lockdown will be in place for at least 28 days in Southern Ontario, which includes Grey County.

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COVID-19 and Hockey Play/Practice

COVID-19 and Hockey Play/Practice

Posted On: Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Public Health has recently investigated cases of COVID-19 associated with hockey teams. To ensure a safe return to hockey, the Ontario Hockey Federation and the province have provided guidance to prevent COVID-19 transmission. Public health works with teams to ensure safety of the team and the community. Public Health reminds hockey associations, parents, and players of the need to follow standard precautions, association guidelines and provincial law to reduce the risk of COVID-19.

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Blue Mountains Review - December 11th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - December 11th Edition

Posted On: Tuesday, December 15, 2020

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Blue Mountains Review - November 27 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - November 27 Edition

Posted On: Friday, December 4, 2020

Community News

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Blue Mountains Review - November 20th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - November 20th Edition

Posted On: Sunday, November 22, 2020

Community News

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Blue Mountains Review - November 13th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - November 13th Edition

Posted On: Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Community News

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Blue Mountains Review - October 30th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - October 30th Edition

Posted On: Saturday, November 7, 2020

Community Events and Information

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Blue Mountains Library November Newsletter

Blue Mountains Library November Newsletter

Posted On: Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Stay Home & Stay Safe this Remembrance Day The Blue Mountains Public Library will be partnering with the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 281 & the Town to live stream the ceremonies taking place in Clarksburg and Ravenna. You can watch the Ceremonies live from The Blue Mountains Public Library YouTube page starting at 11:00am.

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Blue Mountains Review - October 23 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - October 23 Edition

Posted On: Sunday, October 25, 2020

Community News and Information

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Blue Mountains Review - Oct 9 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - Oct 9 Edition

Posted On: Friday, October 9, 2020

Community Information

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Blue Mountains Review - September 25th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - September 25th Edition

Posted On: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Community News and Updates

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Blue Mountains Review - September 18 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - September 18 Edition

Posted On: Friday, September 18, 2020

Community News and Information

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Blue Mountains Review - Sept 10 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - Sept 10 Edition

Posted On: Monday, September 14, 2020

Community News and Events

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Presentation of Initial Concept Plans for 171 King Street, “Gateway Site”

Presentation of Initial Concept Plans for 171 King Street, “Gateway Site”

Posted On: Friday, August 28, 2020

April 23rd meeting - The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation will receive the Concept Plans for information and requests the Executive Director to proceed with initiating public consultation on the plans with any feedback provided back to the Board of The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation, and Council of the Town of The Blue Mountains. Design by MHBC Planning

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Blue Mountains Review - August 21st Edition

Blue Mountains Review - August 21st Edition

Posted On: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Community News and Updates - School begins with staggered days and Leisure Activity Plan looking for committee members.

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The Review - August 14th Edition

The Review - August 14th Edition

Posted On: Sunday, August 16, 2020

Community News and Updates

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Blue Mountains Review - August Edition

Blue Mountains Review - August Edition

Posted On: Monday, August 10, 2020

Community News and Updates

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Blue Mountains Review - July 16 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - July 16 Edition

Posted On: Sunday, July 19, 2020

Community News

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Blue Mountains Review - June 10th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - June 10th Edition

Posted On: Thursday, June 11, 2020

Community News and Information - COVID-19 Phase 1 Reopening Plan To Cost Up to $260,000 - details on page 10

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Blue Mountains Review - June 2 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - June 2 Edition

Posted On: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Community News and Information

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Blue Mountains Review - May 21st

Blue Mountains Review - May 21st

Posted On: Sunday, May 24, 2020

Weekly edition of The Review - Community News and Updates

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Blue Mountains Review - May 13 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - May 13 Edition

Posted On: Friday, May 15, 2020

Weekly edition of The Review - Community News and Updates.

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Blue Mountains Review - May 6th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - May 6th Edition

Posted On: Friday, May 8, 2020

Weekly edition of The Review - Community News and Updates. Special report from the Blue Mountains Library and the Georgian Trail

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Blue Mountains Review - April 16th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - April 16th Edition

Posted On: Friday, April 17, 2020

Weekly Edition of The Review

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Blue Mountains Review - April 9th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - April 9th Edition

Posted On: Friday, April 10, 2020

Community news and updates.

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Review - April 2nd, 2020

Review - April 2nd, 2020

Posted On: Sunday, April 5, 2020

News from The Community

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Grey County Council Supports 2020 Budget

Grey County Council Supports 2020 Budget

Posted On: Saturday, February 8, 2020

On February 7, County Council recommended adoption of the 2020 budget. The budget supports continued delivery of high-quality services while adjusting to changes in Provincial funding and invests in valuable projects and important infrastructure. A County tax rate increase of 1.26% (or about $750,000 compared to 2019) is needed on a total budget of $157.5 million. This represents a $14.48 increase to the average household.

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Blue Mountains Review - January 2020

Blue Mountains Review - January 2020

Posted On: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

News and Community Events

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Town Asset Management Plan - Phase 1 - Fleet Assets

Town Asset Management Plan - Phase 1 - Fleet Assets

Posted On: Friday, January 3, 2020

Council asked to approve the use of $54,629.00 to purchase one 1.5-ton truck for the Community Services Department Parks and Trails division, $43,679.92 to purchase one SUV for the Operations Department, $36,107.00 to purchase a truck for Water and $36,917.00 to purchase a truck for Wastewater.

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