The first rural cancer support centre in Ontario is about to be built in Penetanguishene.

The Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre, which has been housed at Georgian Bay General Hospital’s Penetanguishene site since opening in 2011, will soon be breaking ground on its own purpose-built home.

Local dignitaries, volunteers and other community members gathered on the empty lot at 45 Edward St. on July 16 to celebrate the milestone.

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