April 2018 Archive

It’s a precious right

By Brian Lockhart We have an election coming in June. That’s right – it’s your chance to exercise your democratic right to say who you ...

Tree functions serving mankind

By Doug Skeates As a tourist visiting Florida many years ago I was introduced to a new taste, orange blossom honey.  It is well known ...

A place where $billions can be saved

AT A TIME when a key promise of Doug Ford is that as premier he’ll find $6 billion in potential savings and Kathleen Wynne says ...

‘Form’ over ‘substance’

Your front page story in the March 15 issue, ‘Mayor Williams calls for Ford-led PCs to oust Liberals’, confirms that today’s politics and politicians are ...

Sweet 16 and best ever?

THE LINE-UP FOR THE 16th annual Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival looks pretty impressive, and provides us with warm thoughts on another April day that ...

Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival lineup revealed

By Jasen Obermeyer Get your blues and jazz shoes on, for the Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival has announced their line up for the 16th ...

OPP, volunteers continuing search for Kaden seven weeks later

By Brian Lockhart The search for Kaden Young is now entering its seventh week. Day after day, volunteers meet then go to assigned locations along ...

Headwaters seeking nominations for 2018 Dr. David Scott Award

By Mike Pickford It’s that time of the year, again. Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC) announced on Wednesday that it was accepting nominations for the ...

Tool girl Mag Ruffman thinking outside the shop

By Constance Scrafield “My mind is ablaze with ideas!” declared Mag Ruffman. “And the pressure is on to get the pitch ready by June.” She ...

Chef celebrates 10 years at Black Birch Restaurant

By Constance Scrafield “I just want to cook,” commented Mark Mogensen, owner/chef of the Black Birch Restaurant on the Hockley Road. “Even though I’ve been ...

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