Letters

Better Ballot Pledge

October 10, 2019   ·   0 Comments

OUR READERS WRITE Mike Baker’s comprehensive article on the recent  Dufferin-Caledon Federal debate at Orangeville District Secondary School entitled “Six D-C candidates take Better Ballot ...

Too many open microphones

EDITORIAL MONDAY NIGHT’S LEADERS’ DEBATE may well go down in history as the worst ever, at least in modern times. As many observers have pointed ...

Thinking outside the box

Written by BRIAN LOCKHART The phrase to ‘think outside of the box’ was a term that made its way into the general lexicon a few ...

Our unused weapon against climate change

EDITORIAL CRITICS OF CARBON TAXES often argue that such measures designed to limit man-made climate change will achieve little so long as countries like China ...

Geography

BY BRIAN LOCKHART I was listening to a radio talk show the other day discussing urban housing in the big city. A guest journalist told ...

Enough is enough

OUR READERS WRITE The residence on the north-west corner of First Avenue and Greenwood Street has always been a single dwelling for 50 odd years. ...

Some road safety ideas

EDITORIAL HARDLY A WEEK goes by without our reciving a news release from an Ontario Provincial Police concerning a serious personal injury accident or the ...

Gun glorification

By BRIAN LOCKHART “Well sir, you are a cowardly S.O.B. You just shot an unarmed man.” “He should have armed himself if he’s going to ...

Endorsements: do they work?

EDITORIAL UNLIKE THE TORONTO PAPERS, this community newspaper has never endorsed a political party or candidate, feeling it’s our job to inform the electorate and ...

Safety on the streets

By BRIAN LOCKHART A wise person once said, ‘look both ways before you cross the street.’  I’m not sure those were the words of a ...

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