Climate Change: A northern perspective

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of talk and debate in this newspaper about climate change. Some people have warned...

Changes

There is a saying popular among planners, bureaucrats and politicians, one which you have heard many times: “Growth pays for Growth”. The idea is...

We’ve only just begun

In a rather fortuitous sharing of minds, I was about to write an article on the municipality’s Advisory Committees, when a letter to the...

Minstrel of the Dawn

This week, we’re giving this space over to a special guest, a man this community lost fifteen years ago this week. Peter Nicol was...

Please, Mister Postman

Some weeks are worse than others. This past week or so brought some complications to my life that I thought I would share with...

It was 50 years ago today

Yes, hard as it is to imagine, it is a full fifty years since the legendary Woodstock festival spontaneously erupted on Max Yasgur’s farm...

Both sides now

Now that the neighbouring municipalities of North Grenville and Merrickville-Wolford have completed filling positions on their Advisory Committees, they have reached the point where...

The Answer to Everything

From the beginning of human civilisation, we have been trying to come up with the ultimate Answer to Everything: the one statement that would...

Why not?

As some of you may know, I grew up in Toronto. I lived in several houses in the city, starting in what used to...

Always look on the bright side of life

I was thinking that, perhaps, most of you are like me and are becoming quite tired of bad news, controversy, political idiocy in high...
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