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...
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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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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,...
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...

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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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...
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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...
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Second sobering thoughts about June 1 Celebrations in Kemptville

submitted by Harmen Boersma Pride Month has taken off in North Grenville for the first time; it has been called “historic” in the EMC headline....
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Farmers, diets and climate change

by Colin Creasy While I was pleased to see that my last letter regarding farming practices has generated debate, I am a little disappointed that...
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A Test of Trust

by Harmen Boersma Is NG a united or divided community? Or is it wishy-washy? One week the NG Times reports about the inclusiveness (oneness, unity)...