Letters

The joys of renovating

December 3, 2020   ·   0 Comments

by ANTHONY CARNOVALE I remember watching Bob Villa’s This Old House way back in the early 90s and thinking: why would anybody watch a show ...

Winds of change

by SAM ODROWSKI In life, the only constant is change, and my life has been changing constantly since graduating from the journalism program at Durham ...

Smoke and mirrors

Written by BRIAN LOCKHART When I was a kid, maybe ten years old, I went to a magic show at a local auditorium. This wasn’t ...

The ‘second wave’

Written by TOM CLARIDGE AS EXPERTS PREDICTED last spring, North America is experiencing a “second wave” of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the death toll in ...

Goodbye Shelburne

by MIKE BAKER I always hate doing these things. There’s just something about saying goodbye that really rankles with me. I mean, it sucks, right? ...

Development

by BRIAN LOCKHART In the quest to turn southern Ontario into one giant parking lot complete with paved urban sprawl over farm land, field, and ...

New war in Ethiopia

by GWYNNE DYER Americans should congratulate themselves. Their election system is definitely better than Ethiopia’s. In fact, it works so well that there’s unlikely to ...

Breaking with tradition

By BRIAN LOCKHART Imagine your spouse gets a new job. A good one, working at the helm of a big company. You of course are ...

Myanmar: The Saint who lost her way

by GWYNNE DYER Almost completely obscured by the blanket global coverage of the US election, they are having one in Myanmar (Burma) too. The outcome ...

Plastics

by BRIAN LOCKHART The Federal Government is working on a plan to eliminate some single use plastic items as early as next year. The list ...

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