All progress is good progress

It is that time of year again? Are education worker labour strikes looming? I’m being funny, of course, as labour contracts in the education...

Anyone who had a heart

I love a good murder mystery on television, and the Brits make the best ones. From George Gently to Inspector Frost, from Cadfael to...

Jobs like candy on Halloween

Canada may not have much in terms of affordable housing right now, but we sure do have a lot of jobs to give away....

The haves and the have nots

When was the last time you heard a municipal council brag about stifling growth? Probably never. That’s because all municipalities self-promote to facilitate growth...

And poof, like magic, it’s gone

I can’t be the only one who feels like the last two years have been a blur. Pandemic life was something none of us...

Who un-killed the electric car?

It seems that in the last few years we have seen an absolute surge in the number of electric cars on the market. One...

Carefree highway

Last week I wrote about anniversaries, and here we are with another one this week. Not only is Canada 155 years old on July...

Everything is broken

So now we’re back to when politics and democracy is, largely, a spectator sport. We had our chance to have some say in how...

There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in

by Lorraine Rekmans This has been a good first week for me as the Editor.  I was so pleased to see all the respectful citizens...

Forget “where”, ask “why”

As the provincial election draws ever closer, perhaps the most hotly debated issue on the North Grenville side of the Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands & Rideau...