August 2018 Archive

Giants done after first round loss to Clearview

By Brian Lockhart It was a quick end to an otherwise stellar season for the Orangeville Giants senior team. The Giants lost their first round ...

Orangeville Minor Hockey hosts annual equipment consignment sale

Orangeville Minor Hockey will be holding its fifth annual equipment consignment sale. This is a great opportunity to beat the cost of outfitting a growing ...

Junior Cubs finalists in provincial championships

By Brian Lockhart The Mansfield Junior Cubs took a break from the North Dufferin Baseball League playoff to attend the Ontario Junior A provincial OBA ...

Something of a contradiction

By Anthony Carnovale Toronto: I was born in the city; I was raised in the city. I make it a point to return as often ...

The lonely Red Tory

By Laura Campbell As many of you know, I was a candidate in the most recent provincial election. It was a wonderful experience because I ...

Twitter and sober second thoughts

By Brian Lockhart The first time I heard the word “Twitter,” and realized it was a messaging thing, I thought it was some new system ...

Great plastic garbage patch?

By Jeanne-Marie Palermino (OSAT) Plastic is versatile, convenient and durable…but is it safe? The world produces 299 million tons of plastic annually. A staggering 8 ...

Duterte and the ICC

By Gwynne Dyer Here’s the good news. Last February the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague opened an inquiry into alleged crimes against humanity ...

We all have same colour of blood

Re Tabitha Wells’ column, Race, paradigms and privilege August 9): Thank you Tabitha for your articulate and very insightful column last week about ‘white privilege’. ...

Canada’s illegal immigration crisis

For the first time in Canadian history there are more people illegally entering the country than there are legally seeking asylum. This is a major ...

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