Owen Sound, Ontario


The City of Owen Sound is located on the southern shores of Georgian Bay in a valley below the sheer rock cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment. Owen Sound is characterized by a magnificent harbour and bay, two winding rivers, tree-lined streets, an extensive parks system, and tree-covered hillsides and ravines, which are home to a wide variety of flora and fauna.

Owen Sound is the largest urban community in Grey and Bruce Counties, which combined represent a primary commercial market of 158,000. Owen Sound is the seat of the County of Grey government, and is the location for a number of regional, provincial and federal government offices. There are twelve elementary schools, three secondary schools, and six private schools in addition to a Georgian College campus.

The downtown, recently refurbished and reminiscent of the 1900s, offers an economy that is balanced and diversified. The Heritage Place Shopping Centre on the east side complements the vibrant, scenic downtown core and other arterial shopping areas.

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Thoughts to Ponder

Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

Women are angels. And when someone breaks our wings, we simply continue to fly . . . on a broomstick. We're flexible like that.

Two silk worms had a race. They ended up in a tie.

Why do toasters always have a setting that burns the toast to a horrible crisp which no decent human being would eat?

You are stuck with your debt if you can't budge it.

Never let a computer know you're in a hurry.

Silence is often misinterpreted, but never misquoted.

Turtle Soup

Keep LaughingWaitress walks up to a man and says "Hi, may I take your order please?" The man replies, "Yes, can I get the turtle soup please." The waitress walks off to go to get his order, but the man changes his mind and decides he want pea soup instead. He calls for the waitress and says, "Hold the turtle, make it pea."


Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.
George Carlin