Publication: Owen Sound Sun Times

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Pizza joint owner: No one was fired to make room for foreign workers

A Saskatchewan pizza joint owner says he didn't fire anyone to make room for temporary foreign workers.John Siourounis, owner of Brothers Classic Grill & Pizza in Weyburn, Sask., has taken a lot of heat online since a pair of ex-employees went to the ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 5 hours ago]
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Trudeau’s middle class claims debunked

OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau walked off with a skateboard under his arm Wednesday when asked about an international study that contradicts his claims Canada's middle class has faltered under the Harper Conservatives.The New York Times study ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Medical marijuana plant for Hanover

A medical marijuana production company is setting up shop in Hanover.Hanover council passed a bylaw at a special meeting Tuesday night to sell 3.7 acres in the town's business park to Alternative Medical Solutions Inc., which plans to build a 45,000 to ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Former West Grey Police employee gets probation for theft

WALKERTON -A former West Grey Police Service employee pleaded guilty to stealing from her employer in Durham and received a conditional discharge and 12 months probation on April 9.Angeline Coneybeare, who was 39 and living in Listowel when charged, pleaded ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 9 hours ago]
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Two forums in Grey-Bruce on 'precarious work'

A local public interest group is holding a pair of free public forums next week to discuss an issue organizer David McLaren calls a “hidden epidemic” in areas like Grey-Bruce.Precarious work, a term used to describe low-wage and often part-time or temporary ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 10 hours ago]
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Heart transplant saved Holland Centre woman

HOLLAND CENTRE -It was 10 p.m. on Family Day two years ago when a police officer came to Catherine and Bob Hansler's door.When her grown son Justin opened the door revealing the officer outside, Catherine immediately thought the worst -- had something ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 11 hours ago]
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Goods Exchange Day on Saturday

The City of Owen Sound will hold its first Goods Exchange Day of the season on Saturday.Residents are being asked to place unwanted but usable items at the curb in front of their homes after 8 a.m. on Saturday.Everyone is encouraged to look around and ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 11 hours ago]
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OSHaRE making sure people have a hot meal and a friendly smile

A service that feeds the hungry is important in an any community and it’s the role OSHaRE has taken on five nights a week. It’s not just important to give to those in need, but those at OSHaRE do it with a level of respect that delivers not only a hot ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 12 hours ago]
Entities: YMCA, Donations, Task Force
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

City police officer bitten

An Owen Sound police officer was bitten while arresting a man on Tuesday evening.Police responded to several 911 calls for a fight in the 600 block of 15th St. E., but those involved fled the area before police arrived, it said in a news release from ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Heart & Stroke Big Bike in Grey-Bruce May 5-13

Hundreds of people will help pedal the Heart & Stroke Foundation’s big red 30-seat bicycle over its eight-day visit to Grey-Bruce early next month.Big Bike rides are planned for seven local communities from May 5 to 13. The goal this year is to raise ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Three people nominated for Tommy Cooper award

A former Liberal MP, an Ontario Apple Growers’ director and the longtime head of the Blue Mountains Federation of Agriculture have each been nominated for this year’s Tommy Cooper award.The annual honour, which will be given out during an evening ceremony ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Unusual events on airplanes

Image: 1 of 42A Syrian man has been stranded at Dubai airport for 16 days in a case with echoes of the Tom Hanks film "The Terminal". Wasfi Tayseer Jarad has been stuck at the airport's Terminal 2 since being freed from prison after serving time for a ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 22 2014]

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"We would like to be clear that we have not hired any new employees. We have and continue to employ some temporary foreign workers, who are now filling some of the vacated restaurant shifts."
"We're talking about people here in a way that is giving them the capacity to be part of strong and vibrant communities" Trudeau said
"Their location is ideal and we are pleased to be working with them and having them there" said Maskell
"It freezes the municipal approval process until the municipality is satisfied that the healthy and safety issues are no longer an issue" said Dingeldein

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Pizza joint owner: No one was fired to make roo... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 5 hours ago]
Trudeau’s middle class claims debunked [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 6 hours ago]
Medical marijuana plant for Hanover [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 7 hours ago]
Former West Grey Police employee gets probation... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 9 hours ago]
Two forums in Grey-Bruce on 'precarious work' [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 10 hours ago]
Heart transplant saved Holland Centre woman [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 11 hours ago]
Goods Exchange Day on Saturday [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 11 hours ago]
OSHaRE making sure people have a hot meal and a... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 12 hours ago]
City police officer bitten [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 13 hours ago]
Three people nominated for Tommy Cooper award [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 22 2014]
Heart & Stroke Big Bike in Grey-Bruce May 5-13 [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 22 2014]
Unusual events on airplanes [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 22 2014]
Grey Highlands looking at loophole in Green Ene... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 22 2014]
Meaford man with steel hands once a well-known ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 22 2014]
House arrest, probation for terrorizing wife, son [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 21 2014]
Home and Cottage Expo at Bayshore this weekend [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 21 2014]
Mayor puzzled by 'outrageous' library fee hike ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 21 2014]
Extreme potholes: Help us find Canada's worst p... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 21 2014]
Judge raises concerns about mental care in jail [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 21 2014]
Birth of a ‘new Saturn moon’ witnessed [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 20 2014]
Grey County market in downtown TO [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 19 2014]
Wiarton-Keppel airport costs getting clearer [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 19 2014]
Owen Sound-wide cleanup planned [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 19 2014]
Top 5 places to steal a smooch in Canada [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 19 2014]
Georgian Bluffs asked to get social [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 18 2014]
Development planned for Colpoy's Bay shoreline [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 18 2014]
Poultry plant has clean history: CFIA [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 18 2014]
Drug bust in Dundalk [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 18 2014]
Clerk, CBO leaving Georgian Bluffs [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 17 2014]
Church leader free on bail [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 17 2014]
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