October 2018 Archive

Seeking leadership

By Laura Campbell My jaw dropped last week when I saw the title of the provincial government’s new climate change consultation form: “A made-in-Ontario climate ...

A worthwhile experiment

By Anthony Carnovale Hate is a strong word – but I hate numbers; I really do. Why do I hate them so much? Was I ...

Insanity and the seat of power

By Constance Scrafield In a conversation over coffee in one of our esteemed coffee bistros, a discussion ensued on how the 16th and 17th Centuries ...

Fond farewell from OSAT chair

By Sylvia Bradley After 12 years of chairing the Orangeville Sustainability Action Team (OSAT), I am retiring from political life.  Politicians do not have a ...

INF Treaty: idiots on both sides

By Gwynne Dyer The last time I wrote about the treaty banning ‘intermediate-range’ nuclear missiles was 31 years ago, and I really thought I’d never ...

Incumbency: a benefit or an albatross?

IN MOST CASES, incumbent politicians fare well when they seek re-election. That certainly was the case in Toronto, where Mayor John Tory got more votes ...

Why not a price for not voting?

ACROSS THE PROVINCE, there likely wasn’t a single municipality where  majority of the eligible voters bothered to exercise their franchise. Even in the Town of ...

ODSS Bears junior boys claim District 10 championship

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville District Secondary Schools Bears junior boys soccer team won the District 10 championship on Thursday, October 18, in an epic ...

Former Leaf goalie Curtis Joseph to sign books at Alder Arena

By Jasen Obermeyer Curtis Joseph, former NHL goalie and one of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ most famous players, will be at the Alder Recreation Centre ...

ODSS Bears junior girls in second place

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville District Secondary School Bears junior girls basketball team are in second place in the District with one team left in ...

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