OS-Police-Targs-regAn 88 year-old Kemble area man was injured in a collision Thursday morning.

Around 8:30 AM the man was driving his Hyundai Elantra southbound in the 1100 block of 1st Avenue West. The Hyundai crashed into the rear of a Jeep Patriot that was stopped due to heavy traffic. The force of the impact sent the Jeep into the rear of a Honda Pilot.

The driver of the Jeep, a 39 year old Owen Sound woman, received minor injuries that did not require emergency treatment. The driver of the Honda, a 42 year-old Owen Sound woman, was not injured.

OS-Policesept-regSometime between 8:45 AM and 4:10 PM a pick-up truck was stolen from the north parking lot of the Family Health Team located at 1415-1st Avenue West.

The truck is a black 2006 GMC Sierra extended cab pickup truck. It has Ontario Licence Plate 9809FM. The vehicle has several extra identifying features including tinted windows, orange cab lights along the top of the cab, a black bug deflector with silver lettering that says "Tucker Farms", and a chrome tool box with red lights along the rear edge. It also has a CASE 1H (type of tractor) sticker in the rear window, a 5th wheel plate in the rear box and oversized mirrors.

Anyone who may have information about this theft is asked to contact the Owen Sound Police Service or Crimestoppers.

karate-regThe Military Family Resource Centre at CFB Meaford and Fudoshin Classical Karate in Owen Sound, are pleased to announce their-co-creation of the Three Battles Program, intended to serve active and retired Canadian Forces personnel and their families.

The Three Battles Program is centred around the teaching of a traditional Okinawan Karate kata, or form, called Sanchin. Sanchin translated literally means "three battles" and refers to the body, mind and spirit - three paths each of us must move through to become who we were meant to be, and are capable of becoming.

Mike Merritt, co-creator of the program, holds a Masters of Social Work degree and is an associate instructor at Fudoshin Classical Karate in Owen Sound.

Riel-regThe Owen Sound Campus of Georgian College will mark Louis Riel Day on Friday, Nov. 14.

An event honouring this remarkable hero is being organized by the Aboriginal Services department and Heather Van Wyck, a second-year Early Childhood Education student of Métis heritage. She is also the Owen Sound Campus Aboriginal Student Peer Mentor or Niwijiagan, an Ojibway word meaning "my friend" and facilitator for Georgian Métis students with the Métis Student Solidarity Network.

Georgian College students, staff and members of local Aboriginal communities have all been invited to take part in the day's activities. The event will begin at 9 a.m. with a welcome ceremony including an opening prayer led by Senator Malcolm Dixon of the Great Lakes Métis Council and Métis Nation of Ontario.

bruce-ptsd-regTIVERTON - To commemorate Remembrance Day, Bruce Power held a ceremony on its site to honour Canada's soldiers, veterans and those who have died in the line of duty.

The company also presented a $110,000 cheque to Wounded Warriors Canada.

"It's humbling, the courage and strength the members of our Armed Forces show every day," said Harry Hall, Vice President, Supply Chain, who is himself a veteran. "We hope this donation will make it easier for our wounded soldiers to transition back to civilian life."


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