The time that is given to us

It’s odd how things can come together in your mind (my mind, anyway). A few days ago, we marked Thanksgiving, a time when families...

I read the news today

This is National Newspaper Week in Canada: a chance to think about the place of the print media in society today and the growing...

Which side are you on?

I suppose we have to accept the fact that we’re entering election season again (again!). After having three opportunities last year to express our...

Here comes the night

“Here comes that feeling that I'd forgotten. How strange these streets feel when you're alone on them. Each pair of eyes just filled with...

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...
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