Letters

Why economic rights matter as much as democratic rights

February 22, 2024   ·   0 Comments

by FRANK STRONACH A month ago, some of the richest and most powerful people on the planet gathered in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic ...

Put down the phone

by BRIAN LOCKHART “Beam me up Scotty.” For fans of the Star Trek series, that little futuristic communication device they used on the original television ...

How can we rebuild Canada’s crumbling economy?

by FRANK STRONACH A lot of recent surveys taking the pulse of the nation show that Canadians are worried and anxious about the state of ...

There’s no substitute for experience

by BRIAN LOCKHART A few years ago I was party to a conversation between a woman with a young child, and another woman who was ...

How do we bridge the growing divide between the wealthy and the workers?

by FRANK STRONACH The rich get richer and the poor get poorer, goes the old saying.  But is it true? It certainly seems to be ...

The price of things

by BRIAN LOCKHART There’s an old Warner Brothers cartoon that shows the logging industry chopping down a tree, putting the trunk in a lathe, and ...

Canada needs to spur the growth of new small businesses

by FRANK STRONACH The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) called last Friday “a sad day for many Canadian small business owners.”   The reason: ...

What is it with Europe?

by BRIAN LOCKHART Are we really headed for another war in Europe? Already, in Sweden, the government has called on its population to prepare for ...

Israel vs the ICJ: Is it a waste of time?

by GWYNNE DYER The two sides have had their day in court – one day each, actually. The seventeen judges of the International Court of ...

Stolen camping trailer in Shelburne recovered by police

Members of the Dufferin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid charges and recovered stolen property as a result of a stolen vehicle ...

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