Wednesday, October 10, 2018
I step off the airplane into the California sunshine and am welcomed by the sweet voice of America s senior citizen diva, Barbra Streisand. She is singing, through someone s car radio, Don t Lie to Me, a new song she has written to protest the Donald Tr
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Last week, a wave of furor ripped across the country, as Conservative leader Andrew Scheer attempted to demonize Trudeau s Liberals for allowing the murderer of Tori Stafford to be transferred from a medium security prison to a facility being referred to
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
To the Editor,
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
There is a mouse population explosion this year.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
I arrived about 40 minutes early for the Minden Hills all-candidates meeting at the community centre last week, and by no means was I one of the first there. Dozens of people were already milling around, choosing their seats.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
While I can empathize with the residents on Mountain Lake (and presumably many others in the area) having to battle the inevitable excrement and annoyances that come hand in hand with an invasion of the scavenging creatures, I take issue with the flippant
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Canada has become a place where people are busy all day, every day, without getting much done. We have slumped into a preference for sitting at tables and debating, rather than lacing up work boots and getting back to building a better place. We are tied
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
After hearing a presentation about a partnership between ride sharing company Uber and the Town of Innisfil, Haliburton County councillors recently asked to hear more about the arrangement, requesting more information from the involved parties.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
He is a splash of brilliance on a gloomy, overcast day. Sunshine yellow body feathers standing out stunningly against deep black wings and forehead.He is a splash of brilliance on a gloomy, overcast day. Sunshine yellow body feathers standing out stunning
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Earlier this week, Ontario MP Leona Alleslev crossed the floor in the House of Commons, leaving Justin Trudeau s Liberal government, to join the Conservative benches.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
To the Editor,
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Dearest Terry,
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
To the Editor,
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
On Monday, Premier Doug Ford held a press conference that was nothing short of exceptional; exceptional in a bad way.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The endangered species list has a new addition. It is truth and I am shaking my head and wondering how such a treasured species ended up there.
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
The Township of Minden Hills should dispose of the Scotch Line landfill Mountain Lake seagulls. Let s just say it, or, in my case, write it.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
During the week of mourning and tributes to U.S. Senator John McCain it was difficult not to make comparisons with the life of another American hero. Correction: North American hero.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
There is vigorous debate over the effectiveness of the Pope s recent letter acknowledging the Catholic Church s failure to prevent priests from sexually abusing children.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
The county s newspapers and radio stations are once again uniting to present a series of candidates meetings in the lead-up to municipal elections on Oct. 22.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Indeed, it has been a hot and dry summer. My records, based on Environment Canada data, show 20 daytime highs of 30 Celsius or higher and an average daytime high of 26 C.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
This week marks the third annual Minden Pride, a celebration of inclusion and diversity that began as a picnic two summers ago, and has blossomed into a weeklong series of events.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Hydro One leadership mess remains just that a mess.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Doug Ford s buck-a-beer pledge is the stupidest bit of political tokenism he has produced so far.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Enough is enough. I m fed up to the teeth with the dishonest war against the news media and the ill-informed fools who goosestep their belief in and support for it.
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Minden Hills council has awarded the contract for a major renovation of the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena and Minden Hills Community Centre, in a move that seems a little hasty.
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