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Grey County Appoints Director of Long-Term Care

Grey County Appoints Director of Long-Term Care

Posted On: Thursday, October 17, 2019

Grey County Council is pleased to announce Jennifer Cornell has accepted the permanent role of Director, Long-Term Care beginning October 15th. Ms. Cornell has more than 20 years of experience working in long-term care, including the past eight years as the administrator and executive director of Grey Gables.

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Cannabis Edibles: Reducing the Harm

Cannabis Edibles: Reducing the Harm

Posted On: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

On October 17, the federal government will legalize and introduce new regulations for cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals. These products are subject to the same laws as all other cannabis products. If you choose to use these products, the Grey Bruce Health Unit urges caution to reduce the risk of harm.

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Blue Mountains Review - October 2019

Blue Mountains Review - October 2019

Posted On: Monday, October 7, 2019

News, Events and Stories

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Run Blue Mountains

Run Blue Mountains

Posted On: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Sunday, October 20, 9am, Beaver Valley Community Centre

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Thornbury Jazzworks

Thornbury Jazzworks

Posted On: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Friday, October 18, 7:30pm, L E Shore Gallery

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Strolling Bistro

Strolling Bistro

Posted On: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Saturday, November 2nd , 6:30pm with Victoria Yeh

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Try Curling

Try Curling

Posted On: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Friday, October 25th, 1-6pm - Regular season starts November 22nd. For information and to signup visit the website

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Ground Breaking for New Meaford School

Ground Breaking for New Meaford School

Posted On: Saturday, September 28, 2019

Bluewater District School Board is excited to begin construction of the new Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 school build in Meaford.   Minister of Education Stephen Lecce joined local dignitaries, trustees, board staff, contractors, the media, and other supporters for a ground breaking ceremony at the build site next to St. Vincent-Euphrasia Elementary School on Friday, September 27, 2019.  

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Tomahawk Corn Maze

Tomahawk Corn Maze

Posted On: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

New adventure for the Fall

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Council to Purchase former Foodland Property - Special Meeting of Council Sept 25, 8:30am

Council to Purchase former Foodland Property - Special Meeting of Council Sept 25, 8:30am

Posted On: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

THAT Council receive Staff Report FAF.19.203, entitled “Authorization to Purchase 171 King Street East”; AND THAT Council approve the purchase of 171 King Street East, the subject property being the former Foodland at a cost of $1,600,000

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Sequin Story almost coming to a close

Sequin Story almost coming to a close

Posted On: Monday, September 23, 2019

An Agreement has been jointly agreed upon with all parties including the Joint Statement at a Special Meeting of Council held Monday September 23rd.

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INNOVATIVE DIGITAL ARTS LAB OPENS TO RESIDENTS OF SOUTH GEORGIAN BAY

INNOVATIVE DIGITAL ARTS LAB OPENS TO RESIDENTS OF SOUTH GEORGIAN BAY

Posted On: Thursday, September 19, 2019

The Blue Mountains Creator Space is a new digital arts lab open to residents of South Georgian Bay, providing them with the tools and skills to create, learn and explore digital art.

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Blue Mountains Review - September Edition

Blue Mountains Review - September Edition

Posted On: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

News, Events and Stories

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Blue Mountains Review - August 2019 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - August 2019 Edition

Posted On: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Local news, stories and events

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BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT OPENS NEW FAMILY-FRIENDLY OUTDOOR ATTRACTION

BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT OPENS NEW FAMILY-FRIENDLY OUTDOOR ATTRACTION

Posted On: Friday, August 2, 2019

Canopy Climb Net Adventure Opens to Public on August 3rd

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Lane North-East of Louisa Street downtown Thornbury now closed to thru traffic

Lane North-East of Louisa Street downtown Thornbury now closed to thru traffic

Posted On: Friday, July 26, 2019

The lane from Hwy 26 to Louisa Street is not owned by the Town and the current registered owners have concerns with the amount of traffic using this corridor and the condition of the road. After 50 years+ this access route to share traffic flow in the downtown area is currently no longer available.

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Attainable Housing Update - 5 properties for consideration

Attainable Housing Update - 5 properties for consideration

Posted On: Thursday, July 25, 2019

A Special Committee of the Whole meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2019.

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Council Compensation Review Committee

Council Compensation Review Committee

Posted On: Saturday, July 20, 2019

On behalf of the Council Compensation Review Committee, The Town of The Blue Mountains would like to provide an update regarding the ongoing work of the committee.

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Blue Mountains Review June 2019

Blue Mountains Review June 2019

Posted On: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

News, Stories, Events - open pdf link for complete newsletter

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Reframing Hope - One Wish at a Time

Reframing Hope - One Wish at a Time

Posted On: Thursday, May 9, 2019

The Living Wish Foundation is a not-for-profit organization devoted to making the world a better place through various initiatives designed to help terminally ill patients re frame hope and realize their dreams

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Blue Mountains Review - May Edition

Blue Mountains Review - May Edition

Posted On: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

News, Stories, Events - open pdf link for complete newsletter

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Council to reduce farm tax rate by 1 per cent

Council to reduce farm tax rate by 1 per cent

Posted On: Friday, April 12, 2019

Grey County farmers will see a reduction in their taxes in 2019. County Council approved dropping the farm tax ratio by 1%. The decision was made during Committee of the Whole on April 11 as part of the annual Tax Policy report. The change will apply to both the County and local municipal tax ratios.

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Blue Mountains Review - April Edition

Blue Mountains Review - April Edition

Posted On: Sunday, April 7, 2019

News, Stories and Events

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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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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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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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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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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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