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Greg McGrath-Goudie, LJI Reporter

Greg McGrath-Goudie covers The Blue Mountains and Gray Highlands as part of the Local Journalism Initiative, which is funded by the Government of Canada

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Recent Work by Greg

TBM council pledges $26,500 in sponsorship of Blue Mountain Film Festival

TBM council pledges $26,500 in sponsorship of Blue Mountain Film Festival

'This is not just glitz, glamour – this is true economic development,' said Deputy Mayor Peter Bordignon.
TBM council wages top $292k in 2021

TBM council wages top $292k in 2021

The 7-member council were paid $41,789 each, on average
New Grey Highlands Public Library CEO introduced to council

New Grey Highlands Public Library CEO introduced to council

'You clearly are a star,' says Coun. Danielle Valiquette to new library CEO Jennifer Murley.
TBM council eyes plan to implement attainable housing quota for developers

TBM council eyes plan to implement attainable housing quota for developers

'Since sitting in this council chamber since the last election, we've seen a number of … projects come forward for approval, not one of them having an attainable housing unit in it,' said Coun. Rob Sampson.
TBM council intends to create task force for assisting Ukrainian refugees

TBM council intends to create task force for assisting Ukrainian refugees

 'We're all aware the war in Ukraine is having a devastating effect on that country, and there are millions, literally millions of refugees,' said Mayor Alar Soever.
Council approves $250K to preserve trees in Thornbury West Reconstruction Project

Council approves $250K to preserve trees in Thornbury West Reconstruction Project

Staff estimate they may save up to 60 of 141 trees originally recommended for removal
TBM adds childcare spaces to list of requirements for future campus of care

TBM adds childcare spaces to list of requirements for future campus of care

On top of four provincially required components in the project, council has tacked on an additional nine mandatory components for the campus of care
TBM council gives go-ahead for Craigleith dog park

TBM council gives go-ahead for Craigleith dog park

Originally delayed due to public concern about its location and design, council approved the park's construction according to its original design on Mar. 14
Grey Highlands council pay will increase next term

Grey Highlands council pay will increase next term

'If we're trying to encourage more people to run, people from a varied background, you want to make sure that they're compensated for the time they spend at council,' said deputy mayor Aakash Desai.
Trail club concerned parking bylaw will limit outdoor recreation opportunities

Trail club concerned parking bylaw will limit outdoor recreation opportunities

'Realistically, roadside parking is going to continue to be an important way that people can get access to the Bruce Trail and enjoy the Niagara escarpment,' said club director Bruce King