Volunteering

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Volunteering is unpaid work. Volunteer positions can often be acquired through non-profit or charity organizations. As a volunteer you can bring new skills and fresh ideas to an organization. Volunteer work is an excellent way to get Canadian experience and Canadian references. Volunteering will provide you with an opportunity to practice English and obtain job leads. Volunteer Connections is a fantastic place to search for volunteer opportunities in Bruce and Grey Counties.

Looking for a Doctor

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Finding a family doctor is important because they supply general health care for non-emergency medical conditions for you and your family. A family physician will also provide a referral to specialists and order medical and laboratory tests when needed. To locate a family doctor in Bruce Grey you can register with Health Care Connect 1-800-445-1822 a government of Ontario Service developed to help people find a family doctor or you may try the Doctor Search Service from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Try asking friends or family members if their doctor is accepting new patients or contact one of the following Family Health Teams in your area to make an inquiry.
Brockton and Area Family Health Team
Bruce Peninsula Family Health Team at 519-793-6461
Owen Sound Family Health Team
Sauble Family Health Team
South East Grey Community Health Centre

The Fall Colours of Grey Bruce Georgian

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There are numerous ways to enjoy the spectacular changing colours of fall foliage in Bruce and Grey Counties. Grey County Tourism presents a bucket list of suggested activities for fall. Explore the Bruce offers a list of ways to explore the fall colours across Bruce County and Grey Bruce Adventure offers a number of unique fall experience ideas. All of the sites offer details about affordable creative ways to get outside and view this glorious show, beginning in late September and continuing through mid-October.

Camping in Grey Bruce Georgian

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During the warm summer months, camping is a fun way to spend quality time with family and friends in the wilderness. There are many wonderful natural settings to discover while camping in Bruce or Grey County. If you are planning a camping trip, it is usually a good idea to reserve a campsite before you go. Below is a list of websites that provide excellent information about camping in Bruce and Grey.
Camping in Ontario
Visit Ontario
Camping in Craigleith
Camping at Inverhuron
Macgregorpoint
Saublefalls
Bruce Peninsula National Park of Canada
Explore the Bruce

Hair Cut on a Shoestring

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If you do something on a shoestring, you do it with a very small amount of money. At the Salon Sisu School of Hair Styling, you can get a haircut for $12.50! A man’s hair cut costs $10.50. All hair styling performed by students is supervised by an experienced instructor. The salon is located in Owen Sound. For a list of all beauty salon services offered as well as the hours of operation check out Salon Sisu.

Farmers Markets

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Farmers Market Season 2014

There are a wide range of fabulous farmers markets to discover this summer in Bruce and Grey County. Each Farmers Market reflects the diverse neighborhoods that host them. Shopping at local markets helps the environment and supports our local growers and farmers. Come out to a market to meet, bakers, artisans, farmers and craftsman, who bring their handmade things from their fields and workshops to sell. Visit Food Link Grey Bruce to find more information on the farmers markets in the area.