Publication: Owen Sound Sun Times

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Nothing is simple when living with less

Zana Strange proudly watched her son Kohl receive his diploma in a small, private ceremony in an Owen Sound church basement earlier this month.She and others applauded the 20-year-old's accomplishments, as well as those of his nine peers in a life- and ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 2 hours ago]
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Common threads in stories about being poor

Diners at the Owen Sound Hunger and Relief Effort soup kitchen one night recently discussed what life is like being poor.Ivan Farrow moved back to Owen Sound a few years ago from Orillia after 19 years. He lives with his parents, which he said he finds ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 2 hours ago]
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Getting Ahead program is more social than financial success

In just a few short years, local Getting Ahead programs have helped more than 100 people learn how to better navigate the financial pressures and challenges society has thrown their way.And according to Getting Ahead facilitator Mary Jane Murray, the ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 2 hours ago]
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City-based library makes moves to work with others

The Owen Sound and North Grey Union Public Library board is taking action towards a more integrated library system for Grey County.At its meeting this week, the library board passed three motions in response to recent developments regarding library services ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

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 - Apr 23 2014]
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Students can apply now to Summer Company program

Students who would like assistance to start their own business can apply now to be a part of the Ontario Summer Company program.Offered locally through the Owen Sound & Area Business Enterprise Centre, in partnership with Ontario’s ministry of economic ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Business Plan
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Dundalk youth arrested after threatening his mom

A 17-year-old Southgate resident faces several charges after police say he kicked his mother’s car and threatened her after she refused to give him some money.Grey County OPP Const. Alina Grelik said the youth demanded cash from his mother after she arrived ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Threat, Police, Property
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

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 - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 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 - Apr 23 2014]
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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 - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

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 - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

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 - Apr 23 2014]

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"We don't do it alone and the co-facilitators have been really amazing" said Murray
...‘Well why are you going to the food bank, you obviously have enough money to get apples? "” Strange imagines others must be thinking."
"Everybody seems to be talking the talk so we decided to get some motions out there that might actually make something happen" said Thomas

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Getting Ahead program is more social than finan... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 2 hours ago]
Common threads in stories about being poor [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 2 hours ago]
Nothing is simple when living with less [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 2 hours ago]
City-based library makes moves to work with others [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 7 hours ago]
Students can apply now to Summer Company program [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 12 hours ago]
Dundalk youth arrested after threatening his mom [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - 13 hours ago]
Pizza joint owner: No one was fired to make roo... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 24 2014]
Trudeau’s middle class claims debunked [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 23 2014]
Medical marijuana plant for Hanover [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 23 2014]
Former West Grey Police employee gets probation... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 23 2014]
Two forums in Grey-Bruce on 'precarious work' [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 23 2014]
Heart transplant saved Holland Centre woman [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 23 2014]
Goods Exchange Day on Saturday [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Apr 23 2014]
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