June 2021 Archive

Who else is watching?

By Constance Scrafield Ok. So, we all know that Santa is watching us to ascertain whether we’re bad or good, I guess all year long, ...

Gig economey

By Christine Ibbotson “Dear Money Lady, Before COVID I was always working as an engineering contractor for various businesses, but I have been unemployed for ...

The strange phonetics of language

By Brian Lockhart I have never been able to master another language. In fact, I’m pretty much uni-lingual although I did learn enough Italian words ...

Chinese Centenary

By Gwynne Dyer The Chinese Communist Party is celebrating the centenary of its foundation this week (Thursday, 1 July), and most people in China accept ...

Disregarding Nature’s lessons

By Doug Skeates A valuable comment Is taken from the introduction of a historical biography based on the legacy of Edmund Zavitz, “Two Billion Trees ...

Open letter to Premier Doug Ford re: PSWs (1/2)

Some PSW’S work in private individual homes earning $14.00 hourly, no pluses. Government-paid PSW’s in these same homes may earn $16.50 to 20.00 plus around ...

Vaccinations

Sir: Being 85, I received my first Pfizer shot March 10, with a second Pfizer shot booked for March 30.  Then the second date was ...

Orangeville Tigers, girls minor hockey, celebrate end of season

By Brian Lockhart It wasn’t a regular season, however the Orangeville Tiger did what they could to still have a successful year on the ice. ...

‘Hate Has No Home Here’ sign campaign takes off locally

By Sam Odrowski Orangeville residents have stepped up to make the message clear that “Hate Has No Home Here” with the ordering of roughly 1,000 ...

Alton Mill Annex gets tent cover thanks to $138,000 COVID grant

By Constance Scrafield This year, Country singer, Tim Hicks is coming to do a concert at the Alton Mill Arts Centre. There are several great ...

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