International Women’s Day means leveraging everyone’s talents for a better future

by Mayor Nancy Peckford For many decades, International Women’s Day was not well recognized. The origins of the day are over a century old, when...

School’s out

It’s getting harder, these days, to think about writing anything strictly local. It seems that world events, or even just national, or provincial events,...

Please, Mister Postman

Being a growing community, still finding the balance between a traditional rural and contemporary urban population, North Grenville is losing some of that old...

Strange fruit

This is our annual Heritage Week issue, marking Heritage Week in Ontario, and Heritage Month in North Grenville. Clearly, heritage is a big deal...

Not there yet

by Howaida Sorour-Roberts In response to the incident at St. Mike’s regarding the racist prom proposal, the one thing that strikes me with all the...

We can do better

Friday was a sad day for North Grenville. Early in the day, a photo was circulated online showcasing a poster that a female student...

It’s all too much

Here’s an interesting question: can you have too much democracy? Looking at different countries around the world, and all the variations on democratic structures...

Those were the days

Something rather significant happened at a recent Committee of the Whole meeting of the NG Council. A recommendation was made that “a new fifteen...

We can work it out

Well, just two weeks into the new decade, and things are becoming really interesting. We could have had a major war in the Gulf,...

Another year over….

Happy New year to all! And just one week into 2020, I want to make a definite resolution: no variation of “2020 vision”, or...
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