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In Grey Highlands This Week

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A current affairs and social issues podcast for and about the Municipality of Grey Highlands in Ontario, Canada.

A current affairs and social issues podcast for and about the Municipality of Grey Highlands in Ontario, Canada.

Location:

Canada

Description:

A current affairs and social issues podcast for and about the Municipality of Grey Highlands in Ontario, Canada.

Language:

English

Contact:

5199008905


Episodes

Backbone!

8/22/2020
A long road from St. Patrick’s Day in 2020. But here it is the tenth episode of In Grey Highlands and a homage to our farmers, the backbone of Ontario. Stewart got to spend some time with Lorie Smith, Vice-President and Office Manager for http://greyagservices.ca/index.php/grey-agricultural-services/about-us (Grey Agricultural Services) in Markdale. Is there anything Grey Ag, the President and Exec Director Ray Robertson and their staff Patricia Ellingwood, Susan Bos, Keith Reid, and Joni...

Duration:00:49:23

Super-Sized!

2/21/2020
The long awaited, super-sized ninth episode! An hour-and-a-half of In Grey Highlands goodness! This episode with Barry Penhale sitting in for a busy Paul McQueen. Stewart talks with Michele Harris, Director of Economic and Community Development for Grey Highlands on .. well, development. Geoff Bowes spoke at length with Darrell Markewitz of the http://warehamforge.ca/ (Wareham Forge) on Viking iron. Ron interviewed Amy Kitchen of https://sideroadfarm.com/ (Sideroad Farm) on farming and the...

Duration:01:32:35

Good Things

12/23/2019
Paul and Stewart set up and discuss the first interview by our colleague Ron Barnett from the South Grey News of Joan McGee from the Flesherton Love Committee. Stewart had a talk about weather and dashing snowmobiles with Karen Buratynski, District 9 Manager for the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs and their https://ofsc.evtrails.com/ (interactive trail guide). Marian Doyle and Carl Herman talked with Stewart about their respective Food Bank operations in...

Duration:01:10:41

Health: Physical, Mental, and Logistical

12/7/2019
Stewart spends some time with Dr. Ian Arra, the Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health and covers a lot of ground; state of public health, public health infrastructure, mergers, and budgets, 'flu shots, falls, cannabis, and vaping. Allan Madden, the CEO of the South East Grey Community Health Centre, discusses the future for CHCs, our Centre's unique rural nature, current clinics and programs, territory and funding, Ontario health teams, combating social isolation, dentistry, mental health...

Duration:01:06:49

Halloween

11/1/2019
Intro & Recap [00:45]. Post election commentary on costs; a tribute to Larry Miller. Alex Ruff Interview [2:27]. We catch up to https://www.alexruff.ca/ (Alex) and Stewart talks with him during his car trip up to Ottawa. Recap of Tourism & the Chamber AGM [10:53]. Paul and Stewart discuss https://www.visitgrey.ca/ (Grey Tourism) efforts and present a montage from the keynote speaker at the Chamber AGM, https://bchughes.ca/ (Chris Hughes). Halloween & Ghosts [17:14]. The guys get spooky....

Duration:00:55:56

Hopeful Harvest

10/17/2019
Intro and Recap [0:52]. Paul and Stewart go over the run up to the Federal election and the Chamber-sponsored All Candidates Meeting held at Markdale, 26th September. They play an excerpt from our coverage of the event discussing supply management as a question from the floor, which each candidate had a chance to address. Climate Strike [8:20]. The climate crisis and local climate strike activity in Markdale and Flesherton gets discussed and we hear a recording from the streets by our...

Duration:00:45:01

Hives, Health and Hospitals

10/3/2019
Sweet Treats. Stewart and Paul talk with Hugh Simpson of the http://ospreybluffshoney.ca (Osprey Bluffs Honey Company) about commercial honey production in Grey. Health and the Future. We interview Karen Cox of https://seaandskirealty.ca (Sea and Ski Realty) and Darlene Lamberti of the https://www.cghsfoundation.com (Centre Grey Health Services Foundation) about their recent fundraising golf tournament. What? When? Features a conversation with Robert Iantorno, Curator of the South Grey...

Duration:00:37:40

Federal All Candidates Meeting

9/27/2019
In Grey Highlands This Week Special Presentation Our team recorded the 2019 Grey Highlands Federal All Candidates Meeting, held at the Markdale Arena on 26th September. This is an unabridged format, with only minimal audio editing in an effort to defeat the horrible fluorescent lighting based hum. https://michaeldentandt.liberal.ca/ (Michael den Tandt, Liberal Party) https://www.libertarian.ca/ontario_2019 (Dan Little, Libertarian Party) https://www.alexruff.ca/ (Alex Ruff, Conservative...

Duration:02:46:13

Land and Industry

9/14/2019
Our Land and How We Use It. Paul and Stewart recap elements of the last episode and delve into the business of tiny homes and the public meeting about them from late August in Markdale. Stewart sits down with Scott Taylor, Senior Planner for the County of Grey to discuss this and other community planning challenges. Campgrounds get thrown into this land use mix and the guys shed some light on current definitions and concerns. Industry in Grey Highlands. 10 years on from the fire at Chapman's...

Duration:00:54:05

Food, Lovely Food

8/31/2019
Stewart and Paul re-visit some of our previous episode's topics and then embark on a discussion of food issues in the form of foodie and farmer. Paige Martin visits to help Stewart with our What? When? segment.

Duration:00:28:41

Attainable Home & Hearth

8/25/2019
Our hosts Stewart Halliday and Paul McQueen introduce each other in the inaugural episode of In Grey Highlands This Week. They begin the discussion of the issues of housing and environment in our municipality, and interview Patrick Petch of Grey County Real Estate, in Markdale, Ontario.

Duration:00:42:50