Today, we are spotlighting the Meaford Food Bank and Outreach and the great work they are doing to help those in need in the Meaford area. Established in 1984, the Meaford Food Bank and Outreach provides individual, compassionate assistance to people in need, in the form of emergency food in
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Substance abuse and overdose can happen to anyone. Gelja Sheardown shares the story of her husband Barrett who lost his life suddenly due to opioid overdose.
Drug addiction can happen to anyone and it wears many faces. It could affect a family member, a friend, a co-worker and more. Opioids claimed the lives of three individuals last week alone in Bruce-Grey and it’s important to have a conversation about this crisis before even more lives are
If you drive a car in Canada you know it is the law to have insurance … but what kind, how much, and what do you need to know to make an informed decision? Like other areas of insurance, there are terms that you need to understand and there are
Struggling to pay for your heating and electricity bills? You are not alone. There is help for low income households – find out more here!
Struggling to pay your heating and electricity bills? You are not alone. In a year unlike any other before, many are experiencing financial challenges that are affecting them to keep on top of their bills. The good news is that help exists for low income individuals and families. Learn more
Happy Pi Day! On behalf of Owen Sound Hunger and Relief Effort, Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce and the United Way of Bruce Grey, we want to thank everyone who participated in our Pi/Pie Day Celebration. Thanks to all of you, over $3000 was raised to serve the vulnerable
According to the Insurance Board of Canada, about 50% of renters in Canada do not have insurance. There is a variety of reasons why and this post is intended to correct some common myths and misconceptions and to provide some resources so you can make an informed decision. Before starting,
International Pi (Pie) Day is coming up on March 14th and we want to thank everyone who purchased a pie in support of Owen Sound Hunger and Relief Effort, Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce and the United Way of Bruce Grey. We are happy to report that all 50
Today, on International Women’s Day, we are celebrating newcomer women and the skills and diverse perspective they bring from around the world to Bruce and Grey Counties. During the last 18 months, in partnership with Welcoming Communities Grey Bruce, our Rural Pathways for Newcomer Women Project has been learning from
What are the 10 most important terms to understand about insurance.(Part 1 of 4). Many people have insurance policies and many people who should have them don’t. Some people have too much coverage and some have the wrong coverage. Many people don’t understand the “language” of insurance companies and that
Today, we’re spotlighting the Walkerton & District Food Bank and the great work they are doing to serve those in need in the region. The Walkerton & District Food Bank first opened it’s doors back in 1991 as a “temporary measure.” Thirty years later, the need to provide for the