September 2019 Archive

Outlaws hand out the hardware at annual banquet

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Outlaws celebrated another successful season when they held their annual season end awards banquet. The event took place at Monora ...

Orangeville Tigers host First Shift program

By Brian Lockhart While hockey is our nation’s favourite sport it is also one of the most expensive to take part in. On top of ...

On climate change, all parties have frailties

EDITORIAL WITH CLIMATE CHANGE posing as a major issue to be dealt with by Canada’s political parties in the run-up to the Oct. 21 federal ...

The great affordability crisis

By Laura Campbell This column is not describing how and in what ways life has become too expensive. You know it as well as I ...

Healthy directions with rail to trail

By Sandy Brown It’s easy to romanticize the railway – movies and black and white photos provide us with memories of a quieter time when ...

The age of exaggeration

By Constance Scrafield We are awash in hyperbole. It fills our senses and and fogs our vision like swimming in a sea that is too ...

Medical research

By Brian Lockhart In December of 1903, Orville Wright climbed onto the lower wing of a primitive, sort of backward looking airplane, and managed to ...

Turkey – the empire strikes back

By Gwynne Dyer The Ottoman Empire, like many of its Middle Eastern predecessors, had the bad habit of moving entire peoples around if they were ...

Fiddlehead Care Farm the base for Suicide Awareness Council seminar

By Brian Lockhart Fiddlehead Care Farm in Mono partnered with the Suicide Awareness Council to host a Suicide Awareness day at the Farm’s 25 Sideroad ...

Local Autism Speaks Walk raises funds for supports and research

By Brian Lockhart Several hundred people turned out for the Autism Speaks Walk at Fendley Park in Orangeville last Sunday, September 8. It was the ...

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