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2019 Living Wage

“If we set the bar on what we can endure, we will never thrive as a community or an economy. A living wage adds to the economy, building capacity and reducing people’s dependency on support programs. A living wage allows one to live, not just exist.” Francesca  Dobbyn, executive director,

Pathways Project: visible minority newcomer and immigrant women survey

Rural Pathways for Newcomer Women in Grey Bruce project is inviting visible minority newcomer and immigrant women to participate in this survey. The results will be used in developing programs to help overcome employment barriers.   The survey runs till December 31, 2019. To fill out a questionnaire online, click on the

The United Way of Bruce Grey applauds The Sub-metering Council of Ontario decision to ban winter disconnections

February 6 2019 In February of 2017 the Ontario Energy Board instituted a blanket winter disconnection ban for electricity companies. Excluded from the ban were Unit Sub-Metering companies. On Tuesday February 5th, under pressure from a pending Global News story, the Unit Sub-Metering Council instituted its own winter disconnection ban.

Nominate a Wall!

On January 17, 2017, Geordie Montgomery had his life saved by an off-duty OPP Constable Katrina Rubinstein-Gilbert She was attending the college basketball game that Montgomery was refereeing. When he suddenly collapsed, Rubinstein-Gilbert quickly sprang into action, used the onsite AED and as a result, the doctors say, she saved

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