Editorial

 Jason Setnyk

LTE – Lift-Off could and should come back but as a more local oriented festival

LTE – Lift-Off could and should come back but as a more local oriented festival

Dear Seeker, Cornwall Lift-Off began in 1994 and grew into three days of balloons, music, fireworks, classic car shows, pancake breakfasts and more. Lift Off was the only hot air balloon festival in all of Ontario. But I think the emphasis gradually moved away from the balloons and more towards the evening entertainment, with the […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to Disagree – Shame on us

Agree to Disagree – Shame on us

The attack on Paris was the most violent attack on France since WWII and included simultaneous incidents in various locations. There were suicide bombings, explosions, shootings and hostage taking.  Friday the 13.  It was carefully planned and executed.  Just like 9-1-1 had been. In the wake of the event, I want to take this moment […]

 Jason Setnyk

MPP Jim McDonell steamed over Hydro salaries

MPP Jim McDonell steamed over Hydro salaries

QUEEN’S PARK – Today in the Legislature, Leader of the Official Opposition Patrick Brown questioned why the Wynne Liberals are prioritizing lavish paycheques for Hydro One executives, while the province’s skyrocketing hydro rates are making life more and more unaffordable for Ontarians. “Last year the 51 highest paid CEOs and Presidents in the Province made […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to Disagree – Be kind, but not too kind

Agree to Disagree – Be kind, but not too kind

Random acts of kindness are awesome. Who wouldn’t like to find out their coffee was paid by the person in line in front of them at Timmies or come back to a $20 bill tucked under their car’s windshield wipers? Random acts of kindness make the world a better place. They also open the doors […]

 Jason Setnyk

Moving NDP to mushy middle was a campaign disaster says Brian Lynch

Moving NDP to mushy middle was a campaign disaster says Brian Lynch

Dear Seeker, I am disappointed by the federal election results on October 19 which saw the NDP reduced to third-party status in the Liberal sweep. The 78 day marathon, expensive election was always about a desire for major change from the heavy-handed, anti-democratic Harper Government. By the end of the campaign with strategic voting in […]

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