November 2019 Archive

Be decisive. Vote OPP

During the last few years, many residents in Orangeville have argued that the town’s residential households are among the highest taxed in Ontario with the ...

EDITORIAL: At least he made a good point

WE’LL NEVER KNOW what caused Don Cherry to turn a valid criticism of those he saw walking about in downtown Toronto without wearing a poppy ...

EDITORIAL: How certain are those savings?

THERE NOW SEEMS TO BE little doubt that Orangeville Council will at least be thinking about voting to disband the Orangeville Police Service in favour ...

Community building through service

By Sandy Brown On the Eve of Remembrance Day and as I sit down to write this, I can’t help but reflect what service means ...

Election reflections

By Brian Lockhart It’s easy to forget how regional this country is. We all live in our safety area of familiar and comfortable surroundings in ...

Full tilt – blindfolded

By Constance Scrafield I spent a lot of time driving in downtown Toronto last week and it was pretty strange what people become behind the ...

Silver lining in age of climate change?

By Martina Rowley Today’s youth and young adults are being bombarded by negative and anxiety-inducing predictions of what Climate Change is said to do to ...

Bolivia’s Morales problem

By Gwynne Dyer “Democracy is in danger in Bolivia as the result of legitimate pressures from the poor. We cannot generate economic growth and well-being ...

Westside senior volleyball team win District 4

By Brian Lockhart The Westside Secondary School Thunder senior boys volleyball team will be moving on to the CWOSSA regional competition after winning the District ...

CAO Ed Brennan cites potential savings in recommending Council disband OPS

By Mike Baker Orangeville CAO Ed Brennan is once again leading the charge for the Town to make drastic changes to local policing. Little more ...

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