August 2019 Archive

Northmen win Ontario Junior A Lacrosse championship

By Brian Lockhart The Rayburn Construction Orangeville Junior A Northmen are Ontario champions after winning the final League series over the Burlington Chiefs in five ...

Junior C lacrosse coming to Orangeville

By Brian Lockhart The lacrosse scene in Orangeville may well be expanding if an application to start a Junior C franchise is approved next month. ...

Rockies trailing in NDBL final series

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Rockies are trailining 2 – 0 in their North Dufferin Baseball League championship series against the Ivy Blues. The Rockies ...

What about having a coalition?

IF RECENT POLLING is any indication, the October 21 election will result in, for the first time since 1867, no one party having a majority ...

Naturalized, or abandoned?

WE THINK ORANGEVILLE COUNCIL needs to take a hard look at the consequences of a well-intentioned bylaw concerning public green spaces. Passed by a previous ...

We need our protest songs

By Laura Campbell The other day I was listening to some music from the ’90s and remembered just how quickly and how drastically our popular ...

Crusty old codgers

By Brian Lockhart I pulled into a gas station the other week to put fuel in the truck and get a coffee for the road. ...

Community power

By Constance Scrafield A significant number of people began, 40 years ago, to bring the Humber River to a Canadian Heritage River status. It took ...

Let’s resurrect the Explorer

By Tom Claridge The decision of Orangeville Council to investigate sale or disposal of the Town-owned Orangeville-Brampton Railway was seriously defective, in that no mention ...

Korea, Japan history wars

By Gwynne Dyer Nation-states, like four-year-olds, find it very hard to admit they are in the wrong and apologise. Adult intervention often helps, but all ...

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