February 2020 Archive

EDITORIAL: A contrast in PC premiers

WAS IT PURELY a coincidence that the worst experience Ontario has ever had in brgaining between its government and teacher unions happened after a Liberal ...

EDITORIAL: Good catches for Family Day Fishing?

ONTARIO FAMILY FISHING Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card.  The Ontario ...

Talking to teachers

By Constance Scrafield The assignment was to talk to teachers – maybe five of them – about how the strikes are affecting their personal lives. ...

Anti-vaxxers

By Brian Lockhart So, you hear that your neighbor, good friend, and occasional motorcycle riding buddy, Bob, three doors down has taken sick.  Being a ...

Do the right thing, Canada

By Laura Campbell This past weekend, our Prime Minister was in Ethiopia, bolstering the diplomatic campaign to gain African votes in the Canadian bid for ...

Women in non-traditional roles

By Sandy Brown As a young boy, I had no idea of the challenges women faced in society, at work or even within their own ...

US election: not another Corbyn

By Gwynne Dyer Psephology – the statistical study of elections and trends in voting – is the darkest of the dark arts, and you can ...

Orangeville Otters win Huronia Regional Championship

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Otters Swim Club managed to come out on top at the Huronia Regional Short Course Championships held in Owen Sound ...

Junior C Northmen announce coaching staff for new season

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Northmen Junior C Lacrosse Club have announced the coaching staff for the 2020 season. Brier Davis will be taking the ...

Teachers explain why they are on strike in Orangeville

By Constance Scrafield Many of the teachers interviewed while picketing in Orangeville this week were prohibited by their unions from giving even their first names ...

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