Health Unit to Host Addiction Treatment Rapid Access Clinic

addiction225The Grey Bruce Health Unit will host an addiction treatment rapid access clinic in Owen Sound as part of a new integrated approach to addiction services in Grey Bruce.

Opening this fall, the clinic will see patients within seven days of discharge from an Emergency Department. The clinic physician will provide ongoing support including counselling, withdrawal medication and connecting the patient with community support programs.

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Sour Grapes, or Rotten Apples? Mayoral Candidate Requests Campaign Expense Audits

mfd ballot box2014Ray McHugh, a 2014 mayoral candidate who finished third behind now mayor Barb Clumpus, and former councillor Jim McPherson, has requested an election expense audit of McPherson's and Clumpus' campaigns.

A staff report presented to council at their June 22 meeting includes allegations from McHugh that Clumpus and McPherson under-reported their expenses in an effort to avoid an audit.

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