Ontario Creating New Specialized Units for People with Dementia and Other Complex Needs

The Ontario government is investing $5.91 million to create four new Behavioural Specialized Units (BSU) at long-term care homes in Ajax, Penetanguishene and Scarborough. These additional units will provide more vulnerable long-term care residents with complex care needs like dementia with safe, quality care in the comfort of a home instead of a hospital. “Our […]

GBGH Foundation gala raises nearly $400K for future projects

Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation

On Saturday, September 24, 2022, the Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) Foundation hosted the Power of Giving Hybrid Gala, in person at Discovery Harbour in Penetanguishene and online through the Foundation’s You Tube channel. The event, presented by Faris Team Real Estate Brokerage, raised more than $385,000 for the Foundation’s Impact Fund, which addresses the […]

County of Simcoe supports local healthcare at GBGH

Georgian Bay General Hospital logo

Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) is receiving $1 million from the County of Simcoe to support local healthcare in the Midland, Penetanguishene, Tiny Township, Tay Township, Georgian Bay Township, Springwater Township and Beausoleil First Nation area. GBGH has chosen to utilize the majority of funds for the recent site construction and relocation of Dialysis services […]

GBGH announces new president and CEO

Georgian Bay General Hospital logo

The Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) Board of Directors has appointed Matthew Lawson as the president and CEO of the organization, effective immediately, after a comprehensive national executive search during the summer. Lawson has served in the interim role since June 24, following the resignation of past president and CEO Gail Hunt. Prior to being […]

General Roméo Dallaire to co-host Power of Giving Hybrid Gala

Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation

On Saturday, September 24, 2022, the Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) Foundation will host the Power of Giving Hybrid Gala at Discovery Harbour in Penetanguishene. With both in-person and virtual options available, this year’s event is presented by Faris Team Real Estate Brokerage, and will be co-hosted by Power of Giving committee chair, Sara Lankshear […]

Township of Tiny Presents the Fall 2022 Senior Speaker Series

Township of Tiny Senior Speaker Series

The Township of Tiny Senior Advisory Committee, in partnership with local organizations and service providers, is excited to release the 2022 Fall Senior Speaker Series. “We are happy to once again provide the community of North Simcoe with the opportunity to engage and learn from experts who are leaders in their respective specialties,” said Chris […]

GBGH receives ‘remarkable’ $100K donation

Georgian Bay General Hospital Foundation

A $100,000 gift will provide vital funding to enhance the care experience for patients at Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) in Midland. Steve and Brenda, seasonal residents in Honey Harbour, made this gift to address some of the highest-priority projects for the hospital in the coming year. Steve and Brenda have spent summers on Georgian […]

Working with Municipalities to Move Ontario Forward

Government of Ontario

The Ontario government is working with its municipal partners to build strong, thriving communities and making significant, additional investments to enhance and protect the critical public services Ontarians rely on everyday. At the 2022 Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference in Ottawa, the Ontario government announced nearly $764 million in funding to assist municipalities […]

Georgian Bay Cycle for Hope rolling into region

Cycle for Hope 2022

The Georgian Bay Cycle for Hope, a one-day fundraiser in support of the Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre in Penetanguishene, is coming up on Aug. 20. The 11th year for this annual fundraiser marks the first time it has been a live, in-person event since 2019. It has a new name, along with a few […]

Behavioural Support Transition Unit opens at Georgian Village

Georgian Village

The County of Simcoe and the Georgian Village campus of care are pleased to announce the opening of the new Behavioural Support Transition Unit (BSTU) as an addition to its offerings at Georgian Manor in Penetanguishene. Georgian Manor also hosts respite and convalescent care support in addition to long-term care services. The first patient was […]