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Town to use ‘carrot and stick’ to encourage affordable housing developments
Stories of people living rough – “sleeping on cots behind Walmart” – in Port Elgin, along with 300 local names on a housing wait list, and the 150 nights of emergency housing provided by YMCA Family Services last year – all of that “opened the eyes” of members of a Task Force studying attainable/affordable housing in Saugeen Shores.
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Vilsack tackles climate change
In his first speech since his Senate confirmation, United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack told the U.S. National Farmers Union annual convention that he will be “very active” on climate change and is determined to create new streams of revenue for American farmers.
On the map: The road to Eatonville
Some kids go wild for Hot Wheels, but growing up, Jordan Teperman was keen on the real deal. “Before I could talk, my bubbie would tell me, I’d say, ‘Look!’ whenever we passed a Teperman truck,” says the fifth-generation lawyer-turned-developer and executive vice-president of Haven Developments.
Corbella: The coming grey wave of boomers will overwhelm society if we don't act now
"Canadians need to understand what's heading our way because if we don't prepare, the coming wave of elderly Canadians will overwhelm the long term care system so I'm really hoping that we'll endeavour to face this reality with a sense of urgency." — Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald, National Institute on Ageing
Ontario declares state of emergency; stay-at-home order starts Thursday
Ontario’s premier has announced a stay-at-home order effective Thursday, under which residents can only leave their residences for essential reasons, such as grocery or pharmacy trips, accessing health care, exercise, or for “essential work.”