Grand Bend

‘We might not make it’ seasonal businesses react to province extending the stay-at-home order

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

With the announcement that Ontario would be extending the stay-at-home-order, outdoor recreation businesses in southwestern Ontario are losing patience, and looking at potentially losing it all. On Thursday, Premier Doug Ford extended Ontario’s stay-at-home order another two weeks to June 2. This comes as the order was set to …

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‘Banner year’ amid coronavirus pandemic for London, Ont.-area beach towns – London

‘Banner year’ amid coronavirus pandemic for London, Ont.-area beach towns - London

As the summer begins to wind down and students begin to return to school, albeit a little differently than most years, reports are suggesting an impressive season overall for beach towns in the London, Ont., region. “I’m hearing from retailers and restaurants that they have had a banner year. …

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Lambton Shores implements bylaw mandating face coverings – London

Lambton Shores implements bylaw mandating face coverings - London

Politicians in Lambton Shores, which includes the lakeside communities of Grand Bend, Ipperwash, and Port Franks, have voted to implement a bylaw mandating the use of face coverings in enclosed public spaces within the municipality as the coronavirus health crisis continues. The bylaw, set to take effect on Aug. 24, …

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London-region beach towns brace for busy turnout over civic long weekend – London

Crowds at Grand Bend’s main beach as seen from the municipality’s beach webcam on Friday, July 31, 2020.

With a hot, albeit potentially rainy, civic long weekend in store for Ontario’s London region, hundreds if not thousands of people are expected to venture out to area beaches for some time in the sun and sand. But with the coronavirus pandemic still in full swing, the leaders of some …

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Huron Country Playhouse cancels 2020 season due to coronavirus – London

Huron Country Playhouse cancels 2020 season due to coronavirus - London

Those looking forward to watching a theatre production in Grand Bend, Ont., this summer will have to wait until next year. Drayton Entertainment has cancelled its entire summer season on both the Mainstage and the newly named South Huron Stage (formerly Playhouse II) at the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand …

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