August 2019 Archive

Rockies wrap up season in NDBL championship series

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Rockies are done for the season after playing in the North Dufferin Baseball League Junior Division Championship against the Ivy ...

Orangeville B-ball player competes at international tournament

By Brian Lockhart An Orangeville basketball player competed in the Jr. NBA Global Championships in Orlando, Florida at the Disney Wide World of Sports on ...

Jr A Northmen going to Minto Cup championship final

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Junior A Northmen will be going to the Minto Cup final series and will face the Victoria Shamrocks in the ...

Why not an SNC Lavalin plea deal?

WITH LESS THAN TWO MONTHS now remaining before the October 21 federal election, it’s a “lead-pipe cinch” that the Commons Ethics Committee won’t be calling ...

Town, CLD deserve praise for pact

SOME GOOD NEWS this week was the announcement of a deal between the Town of Orangeville and Community Living Dufferin that will see CLD take ...

Electric cars and their batteries

By Brian Lockhart Do you remember the Hagersville tire fire? That was quite the fire that happened back in 1990 near Hagersville, a small town ...

Canada’s most popular game

By Anthony Carnovale Soccer, like coffee, running and Netflix, is something I came to late in life. Like so many Canadian kids, I grew up ...

Corporate greenwashing

By Martina Rowley We have all read product labels like “natural ingredients”, “recyclable” and “organic” to make us trust that what we buy is safer ...

Greenland’s gamble

By Gwynne Dyer From his purchase of New Jersey casinos to his proposed acquisition of Greenland, Donald Trump’s real estate deals have always been plagued ...

Orangeville officials optimistic after spending week at AMO in Ottawa

By Mike Baker Fibre-optic high-speed internet, the potential commercialization of traffic ticketing and updates to the Ontario Police Services Act were some of the key ...

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