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Simcoe–Grey MP “disappointed” with Throne Speech, lacked specifics

October 1, 2020   ·   0 Comments

The Speech from the Throne was delivered by Canada’s Governor General Julie Payette last Wednesday and supported by the NDP, preventing a fall election. Highlights ...

Seniors being celebrated this month in New Tecumseth

The importance of protecting seniors has been highlighted over the past three months since COVID-19 started to spread throughout the world. June is an especially ...

Tottenham mom raises awareness ahead of Rare Disease Day

By Brock Weir This Saturday is February 29 – a rare day in our calendar that only comes around in the Leap Year. But, it ...

How can we help curb child poverty?

My son and I are embarking on a mission in late January, in an effort to help the less fortunate. Many of those we will be helping are children. We live relative luxury in this country, even if we are challenged by the free market and accompanying economic pitfalls. We complain about the price at the pumps, hydro rates and credit card bills.

Sale aids mission cause

This time I will walk the talk on mission trip

Mark Pavilons Writers write. We tell stories. Sometimes we witness events first-hand. Often, we help others retell their tales of adventure, both tragic and happy. ...

Democracy is the best system we have

The people have spoken. This pretty much sums up the fundamentals of our democratic system in a nutshell. Sure, our form of government may not be perfect, but it’s the very foundation of our society.

Neville-Lake Family memorial day planned

Hundreds of people are expected Sunday, Aug. 14 at Kettle Lake Park in King City, to commemorate the three Neville-Lake children and their grandfather, who ...

Do individual rights trump those of society?

The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one. Top-down dictatorships, socialist nations and communist ideology put the “state” ahead of the individual. We here in the free west have grown accustomed to our liberal rights, and shun those other systems.

Student speakers wow judges at Tottenham Legion competition

Students from four local schools faced off at the first level of Legion Youth Speeches competition Feb. 28.

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