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Agree to Disagree : Alright! Men have it hard too!

Agree to Disagree : Alright!  Men have it hard too!

I recently wrote an editorial about the gender gap, looking mainly at the viewpoint of women, reason being that it was women’s day and I wanted to talk about the salary inequality that exists in our society. I was really happy to see that editorial spark a lot of healthy discussion about the gender gap, […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to disagree : I ain’t no doctor, but I’m losing my patience!

Agree to disagree : I ain’t no doctor, but I’m losing my patience!

I’ve been seeing a lot of complaining lately about our hospital and its wait times. First of all, let me say that coming from a city where a 12-16 hour wait to see a doctor is the norm, not the exception, I am floored to see so many grievances. I’ve been to our hospital countless […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to Disagree : Gender Gap. Myth or reality?

Agree to Disagree : Gender Gap. Myth or reality?

International women’s day has come and gone. On that day, I witnessed much discussion by both men and women and wondering what is the big deal with gender equality. I didn’t get involved. Many seem to wrongfully think that if a woman is pushing for the narrowing of the gender gap, she is a feminist […]

 Jason Setnyk

Opinion – MPP Jim McDonell discusses rural education and hydro

Opinion – MPP Jim McDonell discusses rural education and hydro

Queen’s Park – MPP Jim McDonell writes in his weekly column: Sometimes it’s just hard to figure this government out. For months, they have responded to our questions on the more than 600 school closures with assurances of how they support local rural schools, pointing the finger of blame at local school boards. With no […]

 Jason Setnyk

Opinion – Government’s Hydro Plan an Expensive Shell Game

Opinion – Government’s Hydro Plan an Expensive Shell Game

Cornwall Ontario – The Ontario Government announced electricity rate cuts on Thursday, to be paid for through refinancing of the Global Adjustment and transferring costs from the electricity ratepayer to the taxpayer. “The latest Liberal plan does not undo any of the reckless policies that created the problem in the first place,” MPP Jim McDonell […]