July 2018 Archive

It doesn’t have to be all or nothing

By Tabitha Wells The past couple of months, the debate about plastic straws has been raging, in some ways rightly so. Tackling the environment and ...

‘Unfriended’ on Facebook

By Brian Lockhart It finally happened. I had to ‘unfriend’ someone on Facebook. While most of my Facebook friends should actually be called acquaintances, I ...

Rolling with the dice

by Constance Scrafield Dufferin is replete with fine artists of every type, as well as innovative and amazing entrepreneurs. We are so fortunate with our ...

Gun violence: no easy solutions

EVEN BEFORE SUNDAY’S mass shooting on Toronto’s Danforth Avenue, this has been a year of unprecedented violence in the city, with firearms a factor in ...

An appropriate memorial

AMID ALL THE CONTROVERSY over the safe injection sites in Toronto which the Ford government wants to close, it’s easy to forget that the problem ...

Outlaws Varsity team gets ready for semi-final in North Bay

By Brian Lockhart Since most of their games this season have been played out in some hot and sunny conditions, Sunday’s (July 22) Varsity game ...

Junior A Northmen lead 2-0 in semi-final series

By Brian Lockhart The Junior B Northmen are leading the St. Catharines Athletics 2-0 in their second round series after delivering a 6-5 win at ...

Cubs in first place in NDBL Junior division

By Brian Lockhart The Mansfield Junior Cubs are maintaining first place in the NDBL after an 11-1 win over the Midland Twins on Saturday, July ...

Orangeville Mayor Jeremy Williams confirms he’s seeking second term

By Mike Pickford One of Orangeville’s worst-kept secrets is finally out in the open, with  Mayor Jeremy Williams having filed his papers seeking re-election in ...

Darrin Davidson makes it a three-way mayoral race

By Mike Pickford Darrin Davidson wants to make a difference in Orangeville. The local behavioural therapist confirmed this week that he had succeeded in overturning ...

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