March 2018 Archive

Ford’s timing impeccable

By Brian Lockhart It came as quite a surprise for a lot of people when Doug Ford managed to win the leadership of the Ontario ...

The voters’ spring

By Constance Scrafield There is no question that I complain a lot, and vociferously, I admit it, about the way the world is run. If ...

Benefits in a republican Canada

By Jeffrey Cunningham Canada and England would fit seamlessly into the international community without the Monarchy.               It is ...

Another victim of modified ‘rep by pop’

WERE THEY TRULY DEMOCRATIC, the United States would have its first woman president and Ontario’s Progressive Conser-vative party its first female leader. Last year, U.S. ...

A better definition needed?

THIS WEEK being March Break, the Ontario Provincial Police are focussing on the problem of distractive driving. In view of the number of deaths currently ...

IODE’s 2017 Citizenship award finds a worthy home

By Mike Pickford The individual behind the immensely popular Senior’s Santa Christmas Hampers program in Dufferin County has been honoured for her “huge heart” and ...

Three Georgian nursing students bound for DR

By Mike Pickford While most students enrolled in the practical nursing program at Orangeville’s Georgian College campus are preparing themselves for a week of end-of-semester ...

Carmanah Band coming to Orangeville next week

By Constance Scrafield Laura Mina Mitic had a dream, similar to lots of young girls, at 15, playing a guitar, singing songs others had written, ...

Seniors Expo provides solutions for active living

By Brian Lockhart The Avalon Care Centre hosted its second annual Senior Care Giver Expo on Wednesday, March 7, with an aim to provide information ...

Authentic Greek oregano imported by new local firm

By Mike Pickford An Orangeville man is aiming to bring a taste of the Mediterranean to the local community through batches of rich, imported, authentic ...

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