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Reduced Load Restrictions in Effect March 1 Reduced Load Restrictions in Effect March 1

Reduced Load Restrictions in Effect March 1

Reduced load restrictions of 5 tonnes per axle will take effect on many Grey County-owned roads on March 1. Roads are at their most vulnerable to damage in the spring. Load restrictions help to extend the lifespan of the road surface by
February 22nd 2024
COVID-19 Outbreak Declared on 2 South Home Area at Lee Manor COVID-19 Outbreak Declared on 2 South Home Area at Lee Manor

COVID-19 Outbreak Declared on 2 South Home Area at Lee Manor

On February 19th, we have the following information to report. Over the weekend Public Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak on the 2 South home area at Lee Manor. There are currently two positive resident cases. They are isolating and
February 20th 2024
Grey County offices closed Monday February 19 for Family Day Grey County offices closed Monday February 19 for Family Day

Grey County offices closed Monday February 19 for Family Day

Happy long weekend, Grey County! Our administration offices and remote services will be closed on Monday, February 19 to celebrate Family Day. All 24-hour and emergency services will continue. For up-to-date information on Grey County
February 16th 2024
Elevator Outage at Administration Building Elevator Outage at Administration Building

Elevator Outage at Administration Building

Update February 16, 2024: The elevator is back in service. Sorry for any inconvenience. The elevator at the Grey County Administration Building in Owen Sound is temporarily out of order. Visitors requiring the use of an elevator can
February 15th 2024
Grey County farmers invited to apply for Experimental Acres funding program Grey County farmers invited to apply for Experimental Acres funding program

Grey County farmers invited to apply for Experimental Acres funding program

Grey County is collaborating with Grey Agricultural Services to provide up to $3,000 to farmers to test new practices that aim to improve soil health and increase carbon capture on farms. The program, known as Experimental Acres, is seeking
February 13th 2024
Grey County EDTC Master Plan wins EDCO award Grey County EDTC Master Plan wins EDCO award

Grey County EDTC Master Plan wins EDCO award

Image: Grey County Warden Brian Milne and Director of Economic Development, Tourism and Culture Savanna Myers at the Economic Developers Council of Ontario Awards in Toronto. Grey County was recognized with an Award of Excellence for its
February 9th 2024
Lee Manor Gastrointestinal Outbreak Declared 3 North Home Area Lee Manor Gastrointestinal Outbreak Declared 3 North Home Area

Lee Manor Gastrointestinal Outbreak Declared 3 North Home Area

On February 7th, Public Health declared a Gastrointestinal outbreak on the 3 North home area at Lee Manor. There are currently four residents experiencing symptoms, and they are isolating and receiving care. Roommates and high-risk contacts
February 8th 2024
Rockwood Terrace Influenza Outbreak Declared Over on 3rd Floor Rockwood Terrace Influenza Outbreak Declared Over on 3rd Floor

Rockwood Terrace Influenza Outbreak Declared Over on 3rd Floor

Update February 19, 2023 - The Influenza outbreak has been declared over. We are thankful for our partners at Grey Bruce Public Health for their collaboration and support as we managed the outbreak. We are blessed to have such an
February 8th 2024
February 8 Council Highlights February 8 Council Highlights

February 8 Council Highlights

Grey County Council met on February 8, 2024, in the Council Chamber and virtually on Zoom. The meeting was immediately followed by a session of Committee of the Whole. Recordings of the meetings can be found on Grey County’s YouTube Channel
February 8th 2024
Human Trafficking Education Events in Bruce and Grey County Human Trafficking Education Events in Bruce and Grey County

Human Trafficking Education Events in Bruce and Grey County

ebruary 22 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Human trafficking is a serious issue that is affecting communities of all sizes across the country, including in Grey and Bruce counties. The Crime Prevention Action Table, operating
February 7th 2024
Grey County issues construction tender for new Rockwood Terrace Grey County issues construction tender for new Rockwood Terrace

Grey County issues construction tender for new Rockwood Terrace

The site has been prepped, the drawings are complete and Grey County has issued the tender for construction of the new 128-bed Rockwood Terrace long-term care home in Durham. The new state-of-the-art home will be constructed directly south
February 1st 2024
Grey County Year End Highlights Grey County Year End Highlights

Grey County Year End Highlights

Did you know? In 2023, Grey County's: • Paramedic Services responded to more than 30,000 calls for service. • Housing Department completed renovations on a new supportive housing facility, and provided over 13,000 nights of shelter through
February 1st 2024

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