August 2018 Archive

Outlaws U12 team host season opener for fall season

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Outlaws are fielding a team in the Ontario Football League’s fall program for the first time in the Club’s history. ...

Minto Cup game delayed after officials walk prior to game two of final series

By Brian Lockhart The Minto Cup – the Holy Grail of Canadian Junior A Lacrosse – saw a delay in the series after referees refused ...

Mansfield Cubs claim 2018 NDBL Junior title

By Brian Lockhart After a stellar season that saw them lose only two games, the Mansfield Junior Cubs claimed the 2018 North Dufferin Baseball League ...

Divisive politics

By Anthony Carnovale In his autobiography, Speak, Memory, Vladimir Nabokov shares the story of a young chronophobiac (one who fears time) watching a family movie ...

What candidates should be telling us

Re: Orangeville’s fall election: All the candidates claim to oppose wasteful spending. A candidate should say which spending should be cut and which spending is ...

Municipal elections are important

By Brian Lockhart With province-wide municipal elections coming up in October the rhetoric has begun and with it the long list of things people feel ...

Our climate debt

By Laura Campbell Who is going to pay our debt? The psychology of debt is fascinating. Isn’t it? I think so. It has so many ...

High seas treaty

By Gwynne Dyer Nobody loves the United Nations. It’s a bureaucracy, and its job is to make rules. But where else could you negotiate a ...

Are we caught in a Trump vice?

THERE’S SURELY NO DOUBT that what Donald Trump has had in mind all along was “divide and conquer.” The U.S. president summed it up adroitly ...

Hi! Ho! Come to the fair!

ALTHOUGH FALL doesn’t officially arrive for another three weeks, the Orangeville Fall Fair is upon us this Labour Day weekend, and once more will be ...

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