Letters to the editor

An open letter to Premier Doug Ford

Premier Doug Ford, My topic concerns the rights of citizens of Canada, in particular those of the Municipality of North Grenville, and more specifically of...
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Op-Ed: Vaccine mandates prove the death of free choice

Since when does the government have the right to make my medical decisions for me? That is the question nagging at me as I...
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Jails and Drugs – more questions

by Jim Bertram Since the surprise announcement of the big new jail in August,2020, numerous serious questions have been brought forward by many local residents:...

Where I stand

by Councillor John Barclay It’s always good to go right to the source to get your information. The following are transcripts of two comments I...

So, what’s the score?

by Jim Bertram In my wanderings through town, I am often asked how the “Great Jail Debate” is going. My usual tactic is to throw...
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Sustainability – Earth Hub

by Joselyn Morley Very few of us can redirect everything that we use out of the landfills. Our society worships consumerism. Success is shown by owning...
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Credit where credit is due

Personal Column by Lorraine Rekmans I want to say that I have never been a fan of the Conservative Party of Canada and I do...
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Thinking for Oneself

by Jim Bertram Imagine the following analogy for a moment: you are feeling ill. Chills. Slight temperature. Given that it’s “Covid Time”, you do what...
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Prison benefits bureaucrats, not North Grenville

by Stephen Harris I was a participant in the briefing provided by the Ontario Solicitor General’s staff on the proposed detention centre for Kemptville at...
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Kemptville Jail

by Willem Van Dam The Ontario Government is planning, without local consultation, to build an adult correctional facility on the edge of Kemptville. At present...