Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Through snowflake-speckled windows I watch stately trees sagging beneath the weight of the early November snowfall. It is a winter picture that denies the existence of wildfires.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
With a host of yuletide festivities getting underway in the county, it would appear that the Christmas season is upon us.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
To the Editor, On Saturday the Ontario PC Party voted to advance a policy motion suggesting that gender identity, gender expression, and transgender rights were somehow political ideology, and that any discussion of such should be removed from Ontario
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Some readers may have noticed there s been some criticism of the policies of the Ford government in this space in recent months, and so it s fair to acknowledge when the province s new administration is doing something very right, which it is with new leg
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
There are days when you look around and see too many mean-spirited jerks. Then you turn on the television and meet Tim Green.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
It is 6:25 a.m. opening day of the deer hunting season. Still coal black outside, so I am sipping the last of my coffee before heading into the woods.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The feds are making close to half a billion dollars available for climate change projects in Ontario, and hopefully we will see at least a little bit of that money come into Haliburton County.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Last week, the Lindsay office of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP and Ontario Labour Minister Laurie Scott was vandalized; windows smashed, the front customer service area ransacked.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The 737-800 I am flying in just broke through 10,000 feet, the height at which the crew turns off the seat belt sign and makes the flight announcements. The bad news. . . says an authoritative and calm voice.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
The next federal election is just less than a year away, but already it seems evident that certain issues such as carbon taxation and immigration policy will play a large role.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
I was so overwhelmed by bad news this week that I decided to write a column about the good news that is plentiful, if you go looking for it.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
This week new municipal councils across Haliburton County are getting sworn in, as a fresh council term gets underway. There are a lot of councillors in Haliburton County too many and the absolute No. 1 priority of the new term should be the establish
Thursday, December 6, 2018
It has been a week of thoughtful recollection and warm tributes to George H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, who died last Friday.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The New Year opened with so many questions: Will the global economic turmoil become a recession? Will western Canadian oil be given a stable delivery system to world markets where it can be sold for true market value? Will the trend to populace politics
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
An annual tradition, here is a list of the top 10 Times stories of the year.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
To the Editor,
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Mr. Ingram has brought up some very disturbing features of this new arena and revitalized community centre ( Rink about it, Minden Times, Dec. 20). Parts of it are not the correct size? One bidder? Is there no other company that can build this? God knows
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
To the Editor,
Friday, December 21, 2018
It is indeed a wonderful life, especially when we begin laughing at ourselves.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Many Christmas Eves have passed since the one years ago when I heard the voice of an angel. It was a voice I can never forget; a voice that gave me the best Christmas present ever.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
It was a long time ago, but I was an elevator operator once. That was back in the days when elevators were not push-button automatic and needed a human to guide them from floor to floor with a physical hand control lever.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Holding public office is often a thankless job.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Efficiency or democracy? That is the question. In his Dec. 6 editorial in this newspaper, my good friend Chad Ingram is most eloquent in his argument for doing away with our township governments and putting our future exclusively in the hands of a single
Thursday, December 20, 2018
On Monday night, Minden Hills residents got a preliminary, conceptual snapshot of what a new arena and revitalized community centre might look like during a presentation by reps of the architectural and construction firms involved in what has been labelle
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Just before Christmas, heads of municipal councils throughout Ontario received a letter from finance minister Vic Fedeli, informing them the province is undertaking a review of the funding it provides to municipalities.
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