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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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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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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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Tolerance : A Two-Way Street?

by Jim Bertram Last week’s paper included an article on the front page concerning the rink proposal put forward by the Southgate Church. Numerous points...
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Some Council Comments

Jim Bertram At the North Grenville Council’s June 11 Committee of the Whole meeting, results of the 2018 audit were highlighted. A small surplus was...
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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...

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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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,...
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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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On food trucks and Luddites

by Woody Armour Let us consider the addition of six local food trucks to the local scene, that is, in North Grenville. These vehicles would...