August 2018 Archive

Mono candidate McCrea wants more open, pro-active council

By Jasen Obermeyer After running unsuccessfully in the 2014 election, Bob McCrea is looking this time to secure a seat on Mono council in the ...

An amazing “family reunion” trip to island of Tristan da Cunha

By Constance Scrafield “We sailed on my 71st birthday in 2006,” related Heather Broadbent, laughing as she told us, “Later they gave me a hard ...

A step backwards in Aboriginal affairs

By Tabitha Wells Both federally and locally, there has been a push in recent years to make amends for the horrors done to our aboriginal ...

Can kindness change the Internet?

By Constance Scrafield Killing begets more killing. As long as it is the only solution offered, the killing can never end. Simple. True. You will ...

The promise of ‘a buck a beer’

By Brian Lockhart Premier Doug Ford made an election promise and now is working toward keeping that promise of providing Ontarians with beer that costs ...

The best season of the year

By Jasen Obermeyer Summer is my favourite season. Winter is only pleasant during Christmas. Spring can be nice, but rainy a lot. Fall feels a ...

China and the Uighers

By Gwynne Dyer Two weeks ago, Professor Gay McDougall, co-chair of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, alleged that up to a ...

Transit challenges are everywhere

IN ORANGEVILLE, the current public transit challenge involves finding the appropriate location for a “transit hub.” The town council has narrowly approved the idea of ...

First a Ribfest, now a Wing Fest

IT WILL BE INTERESTING to measure the success of Orangeville’s first KINadian Wing Fling, set for this Saturday at Alexandra Park, behind the town hall. ...

Orangeville Minor Soccer hosts final tournament

By Brian Lockhart It was two full days of soccer for local players as Orangeville Minor Soccer ended another season with tournament games on local ...

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