Editorial

 MainAdmin

Agree to Disagree: This holiday season, to cybershop or not to cybershop?

Agree to Disagree: This holiday season, to cybershop or not to cybershop?

Around this time of the year, we start hearing a lot about Christmas shopping, and especially about the importance of doing so locally. The Chamber of Commerce initiates the “Shop Local” campaign and tries to get everybody on board in the hopes of driving traffic to our community gift shops. Why? Because every year, it […]

 MainAdmin

OpEd: It’s time to ask what the federal parties will do to strengthen charities

OpEd: It’s time to ask what the federal parties will do to strengthen charities

By Bruce MacDonald Canadians will elect a new House of Commons on October 21. We’ve already seen the political parties and their leaders staking out positions on an array of fundamental issues. Whether it’s climate change, taxes, employment, foreign policy, immigration or health care, we have a pretty good idea where each party stands. But […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to Disagree: Don’t like my curves? Put on blinders cause I ain’t hiding them!

Agree to Disagree: Don’t like my curves? Put on blinders cause I ain’t hiding them!

Recently, during one of my trips south of the border, I made an unusual encounter. I was browsing through the aisles at Walmart when an athletic younger-looking woman walked by me. I was wearing a tight-fitting shorter dress. Not that I need to explain, but it is summer, people! I don’t wear pants, and I […]

 MainAdmin

In Memoriam

 The end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019 saw our family go through immense hardships. The heart of our family, my mother in law, passed away, on January fifth, my birthday, after spending some 18 days in the hospital, 14 of which were in intensive care, on a respirator. Mary Lou was the strongest […]

 nathan

What do Math, Marriage, and Money have in common?

A modern, new, evidence-based sexual education curriculum in Ontario should include accurate teaching about marriage, argues think tank Cardus in Please Say Yes? Marriage Proposes to Sex Ed –part of its submission to the provincial government’s education consultation. “This is partially what teaching on consent aims to convey: the idea that one must always think through […]

1 2 3 23