Thursday, November 23, 2017


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Trash Talk


Yesterday was garbage/recycle day for me. I put out our recycles in the blue box.

I am trying to follow instructions to the best of my ability.

Cardboard folded, cans washed, and plastic film in a clear plastic bag.

I must have run afoul of the rules governing this type of recyclable because the bag was not taken.

I looked up instructions on the internet. They are specific to the point of being impossible to comply with.

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OPEC Holding the World to Ransom


The recent jump in oil prices and the controversy about Canadian Supply Management under attack by Mr. Trump makes me wonder who is running the Canadian economy.

What does OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) and Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) or any other of our supply-managed commodities have in common?

During the period prior to 1999, prices for petroleum products hit rock bottom because of over-production.

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Concerned About Condition of Georgian Trail

Dear Editor,

I had a letter going to you on the condition of the Georgian Trail but in my recent ride on August 13 there was a change on the trail. I will explain as I go along, so here goes.

I rode my scooter to Lora Bay in July, hoping I would not run out of power. From Christie Beach to Lora Bay and to Thornbury is maintained by the Town of Blue Mountains. The difference in maintenance of the trail is like night and day. Blue Mountains side is in excellent condition.

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