Sunday, April 18, 2021

Stephen Vance, Editor

466 Posts

For a Municipal Council, It’s Tough to Please Everyone

The current controversy over leash-free beach access at Memorial Park for dogs and their owners is a prime example of just how difficult it...

Sick of COVID? You Are Not Alone

After more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we in Ontario find ourselves in yet another 28-day shut down, advised to stay home...

The COVID-19 Roller Coaster Continues

In the early days of this pandemic, many, including myself, assumed that after a few months everything would be under control, and life would...

New Library Cost Ratepayers Less Than You Might Think

If your aging house was crumbling, and leaky, and your grandmother could no longer access all of the floors due to difficulty on the...

It’s Been a Long 12 Months, Is the End in Sight?

Last week we officially surpassed one full year since the COVID-19 pandemic marched into our lives, and has caused frustration and confusion ever since....

Busy Days For Our Local Firefighters

It has been a few years since I've offered a tip of the cap to our local firefighters, but with some major fires in...

Five Things I Have Learned or Confirmed During This Pandemic

Throughout the many long months of this pandemic, there has been plenty of time for reflection, and there have been many lessons to learn....

Would You do the Job of Councillor for What They Are Paid?

One of the most common criticisms I hear about our members of municipal council is also the most inaccurate criticism I hear – that...

The Stay at Home Order Has Ended, So What’s Next?

Tuesday was our first day of newfound freedoms after the provincial stay at home order was lifted, and Grey-Bruce moved to the Yellow stage...

Premier Ford: Try to Hang in There a Little Longer

As I watched Premier Ford's press conference on Monday afternoon, during which he announced that the current stay at home order would be extended...

Meaford is on the Verge of a Development Boom – But Are Residents on Board?

If you have lived in Meaford for any length of time, you are bound to have heard a time or two that this municipality...

Cabin Fever a Pandemic Reality For Many

Two weeks into a planned 28-day province-wide stay at home order aimed at reversing an upward trend in new COVID-19 cases in the province,...

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