Sunday, June 26, 2022

Stephen Vance, Editor

526 Posts

Summer’s Here Whether We’re in the Mood or Not

On Tuesday of this week we experienced the longest daylight hours of the year as the Summer Solstice ushered in the official start to...

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads Out There

It seems hard to believe that we are already in the middle of June. Somehow the first half of this year managed to fly...

Are Speed Bumps Really the Answer to Local Speeding Issues?

There has been a lot of talk recently about speeders in this municipality. It is a topic that is brought up at council meetings...

Have We Finally Gotten Back to Normal?

The month of June has arrived. The Farmers' Market will be opening for the season this Friday, Scarecrow volunteers are busy with early preparations...

Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign

A few weeks ago I received a letter to the editor from a reader frustrated about election signs popping up on public lands lining...

Managing New Development Will be the Prime Challenge For This Municipality in the Coming Years

Developers have certainly discovered the beautiful Municipality of Meaford, and as a result development proposals along with zoning or official plan amendment requests have...

If Pumped Storage Project Proceeds, Meaford Should Demand Significant Economic Benefit

Whether you oppose the pumped storage facility proposed for the Meaford Tank Range or support it, the reality is that residents of this municipality...

The 2022 Municipal Election Campaign is Underway

This week, those hoping to capture a seat on council in the October 24 municipal election were able to submit their paperwork to the...

Should Small Municipalities Be Expected to Install and Manage Electric Vehicle Charging Stations?

Electric vehicles, once the domain of science fiction novels, are fast becoming the vehicle of choice among new car buyers as consumers move away...

Today’s World Could Use a Little Archie Bunker

Recently, I stumbled upon some old episodes of All in the Family on YouTube, and it brought back a flood of memories from my...

What Should This Municipality Do About Our Arena & Community Centre?

If you thought it was expensive to build a new library, the initial estimates for the long overdue overhaul of the Meaford & St....

Ontario’s Sunshine List Casts a Shadow on Reality

Rather than shining a bright light on 'overpaid' government workers, Ontario's antiquated 'Sunshine List' casts a shadow on the real struggles of Ontarians, and...

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