January 2019 Archive

Orangeville Tigers gear up for annual Sweetheart Tournament

By Brian Lockhart With only a few games left on the regular season schedule, the Orangeville Tigers are also getting ready for their annual Sweetheart ...

Muskies move up in standings

By Brian Lockhart The Shelburne senior Muskies finished off the year on a high note winning four in a row before getting back in action ...

Close battle in Junior C playoff run

By Brian Lockhart With only a few games left on the regular season schedule the Provincial Junior Hockey League is gearing up for what should ...

Our five key priorities for Council

THE CLICHÉ ‘NEW YEAR, NEW ME’ may never need to ring more true than it does today for Orangeville Council. Following more than a decade’s ...

Local option is back

THE TERM ISN’T USED, but the Local Option days of Ontario’s Prohibition era are back, this time in the context of cannabis. Locally, at one ...

The Greenbelt

By Laura Campbell It’s no surprise that my first column of 2019 is about the Greenbelt.  I am an environmentalist after all, and someone whose ...

Maybe Trump has got this right

By Brian Lockhart After eight years of civil war, much of Syria is in ruins.  Many cities are now simply piles of rubble and dust ...

Hurray for the new year

By Constance Scrafield What if tragedy was comedy? Well, it is currently keeping the stand-up business booming. What I’ve been offering with all due seriousness ...

Brexit chicken

By Gwynne Dyer There’s no need to practise bleeding, as the soldiers say, but the British government didn’t get the message. On Monday, it paid ...

‘Love is in the Air’ theme set for 2nd pride, diversity fundraiser

By Mike Baker “Love is in the Air” as a special fundraiser designed to support Dufferin County’s second annual pride and diversity event prepares to ...

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