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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...
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The Kemptville Jail

by Willem Van Dam As a voting citizen in the community of North Grenville, I wish to express my concerns regarding the placement of a...
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The Jail : A democratic solution

by Jim Bertram If we are even to begin to assess the importance of “the Jail issue”, we must establish a few criteria which will...
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The Green Party: Guaranteed Basic Income for All: A Rebuttal

by Willem Van Dam The Green Party contends that there is no time like now to correct economic disparities, since Canada and Ontario are wealthy,...
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Consultations? What consultations?

The NG Times spoke with Jim Bertram recently, as part of our Conversations with... series of podcasts. The topic was, naturally, the proposed prison,...

The economic benefits of prisons in small towns?

by Jim Bertram The prison project proposed for the town of Kemptville has been put forward, at least partially, based on the assertion that such...
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Mega-Prison: Breaking News from the parallel universe

by Stephen Hammond from the future After consulting with the public concerning the new Kemptville prison, and given the increasing criminal activity across Ontario, Queen's...