Mon Feb 12: What Happens When Large Investors & Corporate Landlords Go Under?
Plus: What is sustainability all about, anyway? Community contributor Nicole Egan shares an interview with a local changemaker.
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There’s a City of Owen Sound Council meeting tonight, so we sent out the agenda breakdown for you to check out over the weekend.
Council will hear from the Community Safety & Well-Being Steering Committee, consider staff recommendations on a number of issues, and receive minutes from the Owen Sound Police Services Board, Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library, and Strategic Planning Ad Hoc Committee – each with info and recommendations for council inside.
In case you missed it:
“Sustainability is a big word. A term with many interpretations and applications, it gets thrown around all over the place. It might refer to efforts to protect the environment, strategies to promote social and economic well-being, or principles to guide ethical and responsible actions.
And hey, let’s be honest, sometimes ‘sustainability’ is just about brand building, obscuring meaning with vague usage.”
Thankfully, as Nicole Egan writes in her most recent community column, sustainability is not only achievable but doesn’t have to be that complicated.
Here’s what contributor Nicole learned in her recent sustainability conversation with Megan Myles.
Full subscribers, there’s plenty more for you below, including:
Original reporting: News that an investment group with several downtown properties is in default on City taxes raises a lot of questions
A notice from the City about upcoming interim tax bill deadlines
Details about an Olympian, activist and author’s upcoming visit to Owen Sound
A report from Year of the Dragon events at Grey Roots
Good news from a local business owner on a sizeable donation to a children’s charity
A local potter is featured in a national show
Local concerts, a gameshow, pancake supper and Valentine’s activities all happening this week
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