Walking down the line

by Nancy Peckford When we moved to North Grenville six years ago, we decided to buy a house in Old Town Kemptville. Apart from its...

Terry Butler

This community has lost a champion with the passing of Terry Butler. Someone who gave so much in time, energy and sheer hard work...

You can do better

I’ll admit it. In 2015 I voted for Justin Trudeau. After almost ten years of Conservative reign, I was excited by Trudeau’s “sunny ways”...

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...

Song for Ireland

Ever since I arrived in Canada, lo these many years ago, I have wondered why St. Patrick’s Day is such a popular celebration in...

Canadian Apartheid remains an issue

There is an ironic juxtaposition of National Aboriginal Day, which takes place today, Wednesday, June 21, and the Canada Day celebration of Canada’s 150th...

Not on the radar

by Deron Johnston I sat down with a downtown Kemptville resident this week in a local coffee shop. I asked him what subject was important...

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...

Homeward Bound

It seemed best to some who know me that I leave North Grenville for a while. They’ll never find you in Ireland, was the...

Yesterday once more

I think the line between childish games and academic endeavour can be very hard to discern sometimes. Although academics often consider their particular field...
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