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A row of Holstein cows stick their heads through the bars in a barn

Study Complete

Thank you to everyone who participated in the study. The final report has been prapared and is available below. 

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Community Paramedicine is a newer form of healthcare that shifts paramedic into a proactive role.

A viewing platform overlooking Georgian Bay from a Grey County trail.

Grey County has completed the Recreational Trails Master Plan. This Plan is to help the County manage our forests and trails and plan for the future.

A room full of supports at the Top7 Intelligent Communities event at Cobble Beach

Explore this page to learn more what makes an intelligent community.  Read about key projects happening throughout our region and stay up to date on the latest news.

Housing units back patio

The Alpha Street housing community in Owen Sound is one of Grey County’s largest affordable housing properties. Originally built in the 1969, the homes were showing their age. 

A driver helps an elderly man into an awaiting Home and Community support services van.

Pilot Closed

The rural transportation pilot project ended in December 2018, but we are continuing to explore more opporunities for rural transportation in Grey County. More information will be shared as it becomes available. 

Aerial shot of downtown Durham

We want Grey County to be inclusive and welcoming to people of all ages and abilities. We recently partnered with students from the University of Guelph to look at policies that better support youth and older adults.

View of a lush green landscape from atop a lookout.

Grey County recently completed a Natural Heritage Study we called Green in Grey. The study identified key natural areas and linkages and recommended policies related to these features.

Front of the Admin Building following the renovation

Grey County has built a better service environment to meet the current and future needs of residents and visitors. 

A community paramedic tests the vital signs of a patient in their home.

From 2015-2017, Grey County paramedics embarked on a two-year clinical trial to study the effectiveness of community paramedicine in reducing emergency room visits by chronic disease patients.