Editorial

 Julia Lucio

Impersonating an officer

Impersonating an officer

When I was a child, I used to really love playing pretend. My friends and I had this whole imaginary world where we would escape for hours and hours! We played in a world where everybody was a somebody, where every soul was as important as any king or queen. We existed in a place […]

 Greg Kielec

The Scoop – Apologies please

The Scoop – Apologies please

“It’s always part of the wrongdoers strategy to first attack the truth teller and drag out the proceeding until the public forgets the story. The violations of law get forgotten but the questions of the whistleblowers integrity linger. It’s a horrible way to repay someone who stood up for others. Especially vulnerable populations who have […]

 Julia Lucio

Where there is smoke, there is… no smoking?

Where there is smoke, there is… no smoking?

Julia Lucio writes: Where there is smoke there is… no smoking? The Ontario government has announced an amendment to the Smoke-Free Ontario Act that prohibits smoking at any of the province’s bars and restaurants’ outdoor patios as of January 1, 2015. This could possibly have a huge impact on profit margins. Immediately following the announcement, […]

 Greg Kielec

The Scoop – New school of thought for prosperity

The Scoop – New school of thought for prosperity

 Greg Kielec writes: While chatting with city historian Ian Bowering a few years ago about his work at the Cornwall Community Museum, I mentioned to him how booming the city appeared to be during the first half (perhaps more) of the 20th century based on historical accounts I had heard and seen. Then I threw him […]

 Julia Lucio

The truth and nothing but the truth – Editorial by Julia Lucio

The truth and nothing but the truth – Editorial by Julia Lucio

Last week, I had an interesting debate on Facebook about truth, transparency and to some extent, how it affects our society. My initial post asked a simple question: Is it better to live a life of blissful ignorance or to know the cold hard truth? From an early age, we are told that “ignorance is […]