Tuesday, January 30, 2018
They just don t get it, do they?
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Last Wednesday, Patrick Brown, according to many polls, was poised to become Ontario s next premier.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
One cannot open a newspaper or turn on the TV without being bombarded with news of more sexual assault charges. Yes, sexual assault is serious and should not be tolerated!
Thursday, February 8, 2018
January is gone, and with it Blue Monday, dubbed the most miserable day of the year, and Bell s Let s Talk day, a day devoted to an awareness campaign aimed at helping to reduce the stigma attached to challenges with mental health (also known as emotio
Thursday, February 8, 2018
It s time that we all started thinking and doing politics differently here in Ontario, and elsewhere.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
NEAT is not really that neat. It has contributed the expansion of waistlines everywhere. NEAT stands for Non-exercise activity thermogenesis.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
To the Editor,
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Residents of the Township of Minden Hills are likely in for a not unsubstantial property tax increase in 2018.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Just as I was beginning to think that 2018 is going to be a kinder and gentler year I turned on the television. Definitely a mistake.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
As local politicians heard last week, there are a number of ways municipal governments can help reduce carbon emissions in their communities, thereby helping to mitigate climate change.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
One thing becoming more apparent in this worrisome flu season is the need for a universal flu vaccine.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Generally speaking, very few people get enough sleep on regular basis. We have all experienced the pressures of trying to do just one more thing before we turn in for the night. Sometimes, we get caught surfing the Internet or watching one more episode o
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Onto the computer screen jumps Vlad Putin, bare chested, taking in the sun in a remote part of Siberia during his vacation last summer. It was one in a portfolio of photos dumped onto the Internet by Russian state photographers.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Interesting things are missed when there is so much news happening around the world.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
I remember the Columbine school shooting very clearly, the media coverage of it, that is. Perhaps that s because, in the spring of 1999, I was a 16-year-old high school student, the same age as some of those killed in the massacre.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
In the fall of 2016, jaws hit floors around the world as an anti-establishment businessman with no relevant experience, a reputation as a bully and penchant for shouting slogans rather than talking about anything substantive, was elected president of the
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The United States just isn t going to put up with it any more. Tired of forever being screwed over by beady-eyed Canadians and sleazy Mexican drug lords.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
During the weekend, the Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce honoured members of the local business community during its annual achievement awards gala at the Pinestone.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
There are few refuges during a brutal winter; so few places to hide and stay calm and warm. It s not the weather that has made this winter brutal. It has had its violent ups and downs but it is winter weather we have been getting used to over the past fe
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
I first met Lorraine McNeil fairly early on in my tenure with the Times. I went to her home on Horseshoe Lake to interview her and her friend Maureen James -- known, in comedy duo format, as Lo and Mo for a story for the paper.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The story of four Grade 5 students at Archie Stouffer Elementary School being proactive in finding a solution to their conflict is an inspiring one. It was because of their efforts and support of adults in their lives that more than 50 girls came togethe
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party s pre-election problems are evolving into a strange saga worthy of a novel or movie script.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
To the Editor,
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Few people notice or really care, but there is a daily newspaper crisis in Canada. It is a crisis that has huge ramifications, now and certainly over time, for our country and our culture.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
In all the recent dark and depressing news about governments, and the people who run them, comes a pinprick of light. Small and distant like a far away star in the night sky, but enough to give hope that common sense has not been completely extinguished.
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