August 2020 Archive

Investigators still working to crack Varaschin murder a decade later

By Paula Brown Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Det. Insp. Shawn Glassford is walking down Dairy Lane, a back laneway in Orangeville, in the late August ...

Council approves swing set addition at Fieldstone Parkette

By Peter Richardson Following on from discussions at a previous Council meeting in July, Mono’s elected officials once again debated whether or not they should ...

Mono Council delays reopening of public buildings

By Peter Richardson Mono Council spent some time this past week pondering when they should open up municipal buildings to the public. Coun. Fred Nix ...

Shame

To the Premier Doug Ford & the Minister of Education Stephen Lecce, I am absolutely livid regarding your return to school plan for the Province ...

Not a believer

By Mike Baker Is anyone else even slightly worried by the news that the Russians are fast-tracking a supposed vaccine for COVID-19? It’s now been ...

Sweet Oblivion

By Anthony Carnovale I’m tired. Truthfully, I’m so tired I don’t even want to write this column.  I don’t want to write; I don’t want ...

Whither ambition?

By Constance Scrafield What did you want to be when you grew up? Did you have it all figured out by the time you were ...

At her majesty’s pleasure

By Brian Lockhart I’ve always thought that working in the diplomatic service of any country would be at the very least, interesting work, and at ...

India – the weight of history

By Gwynne Dyer “India is emotional as decades of wait has ended,” declared India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, laying the cornerstone of a new temple ...

Yet another disappointment

By Mike Baker The more things change, the more they stay the same.  A horrible cliché, I know. But it’s one that, in this uber-strange ...

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