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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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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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Time’s up on Bell Let’s Talk

Last week, Bell Canada held their 10th annual “Bell Let’s Talk Day”. It’s a day when the telecom giant encourages people, online and through...
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A seniors’ view of long-term care facilities – a tragedy waiting to happen

by Shirley Price I hope that the general public feel as angry as I do about the conditions that exist in long-term care facilities in...

Aggregate Wars Return

by Jim Bertram It was revealed in December that Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is justly concerned about water pollution by potential new gravel pits that penetrate...

Thoughts and balance on climate change

submitted by Ed Norman Recent NG Times articles and letters regarding climate change are a microcosm of a broader discussion. In any controversy, media discussion...

Is this the end?

The Times has heard from a number of people who complain of two things: these Climate Change articles are going on and on, without...
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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,...

Why not? My thoughts

by David Herman I wanted to follow up on Hilary Thomson’s Editorial, “Why not?”. When we moved here from Nova Scotia, it was a sure...

It is not the answer that enlightens

by Jim Bertram “It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question”. (Eugène Ionesco) Following an initial article, Ceasing to think, which I wrote several...