The provincial government is introducing a $10,000 grant for businesses that are subject to closures under the modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen.
It doesn’t matter the season, you will find children playing at the corner of Gorrie Line and James Street in the village of Gorrie. In the summer children are swimming in the pool and in the winter tobogganing down the hill, as pictured on Jan. 7 after the region was blanketed by a recent snowfall.
In December, the unemployment rate for the Stratford-Bruce Peninsula Economic Region increased by a 0.2 percentage point to three per cent. At the same time, the provincial unemployment rate decreased by 0.6 percentage points to 5.8 per cent, both unadjusted for seasonality.
A new poll shows a majority of Canadians believe they will be infected by the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Ontario Junior Citizen Awards.
Last year was one for the memory books. Some might be happier that they are getting to move on from last year, while others may miss the year of 2021.
As part of the Province of Ontario’s response to the Omicron variant and recent trends that show an increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, the province is returning to the modified version of Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen effective, Jan. 5, for at least 21 days (until Jan. 26), subject to trends