Politically Speaking

Brock’s Banter: Riding the waves through a digital washout

November 25, 2022   ·   0 Comments

By Brock Weir I don’t think it’s anything ground-breaking or controversial to say that, by and large, the general population doesn’t necessarily sit up and ...

Pave paradise, put up a parking lot

By Brian Lockhart If you are an urban dweller, you probably don’t give a whole lot of thought about rural areas, wetlands, fields, floods, and ...

Proposed changes to the Ontario Wetland Evaluation System a dramatic shift away from historic wetland protection

By Doug Hevenor, CAO of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority In Ontario, wetlands are very important for flood control, water filtering, groundwater recharge and discharge. ...

County working on “winter warming” places in Alliston

By Brian Lockhart The County of Simcoe is working with municipalities, area shelters and community partners to keep people warm, safe and connected to services ...

No place to hide

By Brian Lockhart It’s always been a long-standing thing in movies that criminals “wipe down” the crime scene so they don’t leave finger prints. The ...

Annual Poppy Campaign kicks off in support of veterans

By Brian Lockhart You will see the volunteers standing quietly outside of stores, malls, and other notable spots around town for the weeks leading up ...

French Fries: Positive feedback makes us all better

By Dr. Ted Vandevis My Dad immigrated to Canada in 1952 and began working in the fertile black muck fields of the Holland Marsh picking ...

Why we remember

By Brian Lockhart It was June 6, 1944, when over 150,000 Canadian, British, and American soldiers began the storming of Europe on the beaches of ...

Canadians’ living standards lowering

By Franco Terrazzano The rising cost of living isn’t an act of God or nature. Politicians are making it worse every day. You can find ...

Trick or treat

By Brian Lockhart Have you ever heard a song more beautiful than, Monster Mash, by Bobby “Boris” Pickett? It is melodically entertaining, has a swinging ...

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