June 2020 Archive

More people turning to golf for outdoor recreation

By Brian Lockhart With many sports either restricted or cancelled this summer, golf centres are seeing a rise in the number of people hitting the ...

Ryder White takes checkered flag at Varney Speedway

By Brian Lockhart Orangeville’s Ryder White won his first race of the season on Saturday, June 20, claiming the checkered flag after a wild finish ...

Ontario Soccer announces return to play guidelines

“If you are not comfortable with returning to play, DON’T.’ That’s the message being delivered by Ontario Soccer when it comes to getting players back ...

Help the handicapped

My motto is ‘nothing said, nothing done’. For the past several years, I have been lobbying Zehrs to move the storage area for carts closer ...

EDITORIAL: Mandatory masks

THERE MUST BE A TOUCH OF IRONY in the fact that all persons wishing to enter a store or business place in Dufferin County must ...

EDITORIAL: Canada Day, virtually

AS IS TOO OFTEN THE CASE, there’s no long weekend in July this year, with Canada Day (July 1) falling on next Wednesday. And Orangeville ...

The inconsistent truth

By Constance Scrafield So, what is truth? I was able to go to the dentist yesterday. One day, it is all about liberation, unlocking the ...

Let’s examine our whiteness

By Laura Campbell So much of what needs to be said about the Black Lives Matter movement has already been written, and more importantly, written ...

The two Michaels

By Brian Lockhart It was announced this past week that two Canadian men being held in China have now been charged with spying. Michael Kovrig ...

Downtown transit stations a global thing

By Martina Rowley The Town of Orangeville’s recent and final vote on where to locate its new bus terminal seemed like poking a stick in ...

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