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.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
The legalization of marijuana in Ontario has been a bong show ... er, gong show, ever since the process began, and that continues to be the case.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
To the Editor,
Thursday, January 24, 2019
To the Editor,
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Premier Doug Ford took the stage at the Rural Ontario Municipal Association conference in Toronto during the weekend, giving a 10-minute address during which he said a lot of the right things.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
It was a lifetime ago, 1967 to be exact, when I sat listening to a lecturer at Columbia University in New York City.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
To the Editor,
Thursday, January 24, 2019
If John Steinbeck was alive today he might consider changing the title of his 1961 Nobel prize-winning novel from The Winter of Our Discontent to The Winter of World Discontent.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Canada s Food Guide is getting some attention these days because a new version came out this week. That seems to be a big deal for some folks. It has been the same document since 2007. I am not sure what all of the excitement is about. Is an apple differe
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
I ve seen their tracks and heard their howls but haven t met any wolves on my back 40 this winter. Not that I really expect to because it is rare to get even a glimpse of one. I did get a glimpse last year. I was walking a trail when I saw it briefly on
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
To the Editor, I feel compelled to speak against the proposed Minden Hills Arena renovation, not because I don t recognize the importance of recreational facilities in our village, but because of the value for cost the plan represents.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
To the Editor, All of my life I have lived in Minden and don t remember ever seeing our roads in such disrepair, they are disgraceful. Potholes so deep they can damage a vehicle badly.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
When I was a reporter in Osoyoos, B.C., there was a town councillor who d made it his mission to see the municipality reclaim a number of public lake accesses that had, over time, been . . . let s say usurped by neighbouring property owners.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
During a Minden Hills council meeting last week, Councillor Bob Carter wondered how the cost of the so-called validation phase of the Minden arena project could run a 50 per cent overage in the span of six weeks.
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