January 2016 Archive

Our monetary policy may be wrong

FOR SEVERAL YEARS NOW, the Bank of Canada has stuck to a monetary policy that calls for ever-lower interest rates, as a means of providing ...

Peddling death

In the Star Trek movie, The Final Frontier, Dr. McCoy is led back in his memory to the time when he “released” his ailing and ...

The end of a Canadian journalism era

A BIG CHANGE  rocked the world of Canadian journalism this week, as first TorStar announced the closure of their main printing facility and the cut ...

County Council approves $1,500 for refugee family

Last Thursday’s County Council meeting was a rather quiet and quick evening, with the largest part of the night consisting of reports from Council members ...

Mixed messages mask safety issues tobogganing on municipal property

Municipalities are sending mixed messages on liability when it comes to tobogganing and pond skating on municipal property. Despite warnings from city lawyers about liability, ...

Council supports solar panelling for Centennial Road building

The building located at 10 Centennial Road could be getting an upgrade to solar panelling if an application under the FIT program is approved by ...

Key positions unchanged at Shelburne fair

The Shelburne and District Fair held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) last Friday, January 15, at the Agricultural Building on William Street, Shelburne. The meeting ...

First year on job mostly positive: Chief Kalinski

He sees his first year as Orangeville’s new Chief of Police as a mostly positive one, with an increase in community engagement as well as ...

R F Hall students heading to help out in Nicaragua

A contingent of staff and students from Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School in Caledon East will be leaving next Thursday (Jan. 28) to spend ...

2nd Chili Cook-Off coming Jan. 30

Is there anything better on a cold, January day than steaming hot chili, live entertainment, and raising money for a good cause? Not according to ...

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