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Stewart Halliday and Paul McQueen

Music by Alois Halliday

Publisher of record Grey Highlands Chamber of Commerce

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Episode 9: Super Sized! Feb 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 Wareham Forge on Viking iron.

Ron interviewed Amy Kitchen of Sideroad Farm on farming and the Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week conference.

Plus Ron and Stewart run through the South Grey News items and Stewart and Barry talk of events and culture.

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Episode 8: Good Things, Dec 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 interactive trail guide.

Marian Doyle and Carl Herman talked with Stewart about their respective Food Bank operations in Flesherton and Markdale. They speak of the services provided, the warm welcome people can expect, and the serious need for help in a Grey Highlands winter.

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Episode 7 Health: Physical, Mental, and Logistical, Dec 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 structure and importance, community based programs, and home care and palliative care.

Ron Barnett from South Grey News comes by to deliver the first of a regular segment on news and events, and commercial and cultural programs in the area.

Stewart gives pause at the passing of Kate FitzPatrick and the Highland Band’s tribute in Markdale. He reviews the presentation of Tony Luciani art at the South Grey Museum and looks forward to a full interview in the New Year.

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Episode 6 Halloween Nov 1, 2019

Stewart & Paul recap the Federal election, Stewart interviews Alex Rough MP Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, Chamber AGM guest speaker Chris Hughes “Sweat the Small Stuff”, Ghost Stories with Barbara Pearn, Guillarmo Anderson discusses his family’s decision to move to Grey Highlands and enjoying country life, Remembrance Day events…. for more info.

Episode 5 Hopeful Harvest Oct 17, 2019

Harvest & Events, To the Streets with Kate Russell, interview with Ted Harris and Chris Hughes, insurance with Richard Gamblen ….. for more information.

Episode 4 Hives, Health and Hospitals Oct 3, 2019

Sweet Treats. Stewart and Paul talk with Hugh Simpson of the Osprey Bluffs Honey Company about commercial honey production in Grey.

Health and the Future. We interview Karen Cox of Sea and Ski Realty and Darlene Lamberti of the Centre Grey Health Services Foundation about their recent fundraising golf tournament…..

Special Presentation: Federal All Candidates Meeting Sept 27, 2019

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….

Episode 3 Land and Industry Sept 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….

Episode 2 Food, Lovely Food Aug 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.

Episode 1 Attainable Home & Hearth Aug 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 housingand environment in our municipality, and interview Patrick Petch of Grey County Real Estate, in Markdale, Ontario.