December 2017



Christopher James Lynam of Kincardine passed away, surrounded by the love of his family, at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre-Kincardine, on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at the age of 74.


Beloved husband of Joy Lynam (née Witter).


Cherished father of Julie Whitney (David) of Kincardine and Barry Lynam (Donna) of St. Thomas.




Catherine Anne Liddle (née Burrows) of Kincardine passed away peacefully in her sleep at Brucelea Haven, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in her 85th year.


Loving wife of Norman Liddle.


Loving mother of Rob (Sandra), Stephen (Mollie), Paul (Rhonda), Mark and Geoffrey, all of Kincardine.




Albert “Al” Lorne Hedley of Kincardine and formerly of Greenock Township passed away at London Health Sciences Centre-Victoria Hospital, on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in his 83rd year.


Beloved husband of Margaret Hedley (née Johnson).


Cherished father of Dennis Hedley of Willow Beach, Susan Hedley of Toronto and Bruce (Alison Tatum) Hedley of Kincardine.




Marlene Ruth Campbell, age 79, passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017.


Marlene was born in Kincardine Township on June 14, 1938, to parents Wilfred and Marjorie Campbell (née Neil).




Douglas Karl Blewett died suddenly while on vacation in Cuba on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at the age of 74.


Loving father of Sharon (Garnet) Jarvis, Debra (Alex) Toth and Cathy.


Beloved Grandpa and Papa of Krista, Samantha and Jessica Jarvis; and Spencer and Sophia Toth.


Ripley Wolves Novice and Atom teams claim double victory


It’s great for a place like Ripley to produce a team that brings home a championship trophy from a minor hockey tournament, but to do it twice in one tournament is remarkable.

Both the Ripley Wolves Novice Rep team and Ripley Wolves Atom Rep team headed to Muskoka on the weekend to compete in the annual Muskoka Rock Tournament in Port Carling and Bala.

More people used Kincardine’s food bank this year


By Barb McKay


Kincardine’s food bank was accessed more this year than the previous year.


Food bank co-ordinator Pat Stewart said there were more than 400 visits to the food bank by the end of November over the first 11 months of 2016. Of those, 70 were new clients.


DGR decision could be delayed until 2019


By Barb McKay


There could be a new federal government in power before a decision is made on Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) proposed project to build a deep geologic repository to store low- and intermediate-level nuclear waste.


Federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna made a request to OPG on Aug. 21 to update its cumulative effects analysis of the potential cumulative effects of the project on physical and cultural heritage. The request is in response to a letter to McKenna from the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) asking for additional information.


Making the holidays merry

Volunteers with the Kincardine Community Services Association were hard at work in the basement of St. Anthony's Catholic Church on Saturday morning sorting new toys and non-perishable food items to be placed in Christmas hampers for families in need. Kincardine and District Secondary School Christmas Knights travelled around neighbourhoods in Kincardine collecting donations for the toy and food drive. (Barb McKay photo)

Would you support and increase in municipal taxes for improved services and infrastructure?

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