Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The recent approval by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change of a sewage-spreading field near Maple Lake has highlighted a glaring and ridiculous gap in the province s approval process for such waste disposal sites that needs to be remedied.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The lake now is a symbol of the accelerating struggle between human advancement and nature. That s because Lake Mead and the Colorado River, which supplies water to 36 million people in seven states and six million acres of farmland, are going dry. The l
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
To the Editor, I read your editorial last week and was disappointed in your lack of understanding of the teaching profession, the issues at hand, and your derogatory tone.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Please, let s cut all the political crap about how Canada is not doing nearly enough to help the millions of Syrians caught up in the world s worst refugee crisis since the Second World War.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
There s more than one way to skin a cat, as the somewhat morbid phrase goes, just as there are multiple ways to cast a ballot.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
It was how municipal government is supposed to work. Last week, in what was arguably their first decision on a major, contentious issue, members of the current Minden Hills council unanimously voted against a proposed electricity generation station alon
Thursday, September 3, 2015
The start of a new school year brings memories of Miss McTeague and Grade 3. Miss McTeague was a hard taskmaster when it came to simple arithmetic. Like two and two equals four. And two times three equals six.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
To the Editor, I am writing in response to the latest editorial, Volun-told. I am one of the teachers who has taken her Grade 3 class to the water festival for the last five years and thank the wonderful volunteers for all the hard work and dedicatio
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
In the last few weeks, one of the major topics of the campaign has become whether a tiny number of women should be allowed to wear a religious face covering while taking the citizenship oath.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Each Halloween I perch on a rockcut across from the Frost Centre, watching for the ghosts to appear.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
I totally get why Education Minister Liz Sandals feels the way she does about receipts. They are a pain in the butt. So difficult to organize. Always impossible to find when needed.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Minden Hills Councillor Jeanne Anthon has suggested on more than one occasion the upper tier of Haliburton County should institute some kind of standardized approval framework for lower tier councils to use in the assessment of solar project proposals.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Canadians awoke to a substantively different country Tuesday than they had Monday, the country s Conservative majority government replaced by a Liberal one and the man who d been Prime Minister for nearly a decade decisively stripped of that title.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
The Authors Guild in the U.S. surveyed more than 1,400 full- and part-time writers this year and found that more than one-half of respondents earned less than $11,670 a year. That figure just happened to be the U.S. federal poverty level in 2014.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
It was plenty late arriving but Sunday s first hard frost fell from the sky like George Bush s shock and awe campaign in Iraq. It hit fast and hard and completed autumn s Job One.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
The phrase water levels management will likely cause many pairs of eyeballs to immediately glaze over.
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