Thursday, October 21, 2021

Stephen Vance, Editor

492 Posts

Thankful to Have the Opportunity to be Thankful

Over the Thanksgiving weekend I was involved in a discussion with friends about the many things for which we are thankful. Though my initial...

Proposed Subdivision a Concern For Neighbouring Residents

Development proposals continue to roll in to the Municipality of Meaford. During Council's public planning meeting held on Monday, October 4, the public and...

Integrity Commissioner’s Training Recommendation Will Benefit Staff & Council

During Monday's council meeting, members of Council received a report from Principles Integrity, Meaford's contracted Integrity Commissioner, regarding an investigation into complaints received after...

Canadians Have Voted, Little Has Changed

On Monday Canadians cast their ballots to elect our next government. Electors headed to the polls after a lacklustre 36-day campaign for an election...

In-Person Council Meetings Another Step Toward a Return to Normal

For the past nine months I have covered Meaford's council meetings through a computer screen,with each member of Council participating from their homes or...

As Our Kids Return to School, We All Must be Patient and Understanding

As parents proudly posted photos of their kids heading back to school on Tuesday, I recalled my own excitement heading back to school each...

The Summer of Discontent Has Come to an End

And just like that, the summer of discontent has come to an end, a summer most of us will look back upon as a...

August Has Been Hot, But For Council the Heat Will Intensify in September

This month of August has brought with it some of the hottest days we've experienced this summer. For our members of council August has...

Do We Really Need a Federal Election Right Now?

Is now the right time for a federal election? A fair question, given the past 18 months we've endured with the COVID-19 pandemic, which...

There’s Rarely a Good Time For Major Road Work

When a neighbourhood or business is impacted by major infrastructure projects, it is often frustrating, if not infuriating. When a business has struggled to...

What if Amazon Wanted to Set Up Shop at CFB Trenton?

Few were surprised, but many were saddened upon hearing the news that TC Energy, the proponent of a hydroelectric pumped storage facility to be...

Can We Ever be Respectful to One Another Again?

When the pandemic is over will we be kind to each other once again, or will the nastiness that we have become accustomed to...

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