Saturday, December 4, 2021

Stephen Vance, Editor

499 Posts

Nobody Reads Father’s Day Editorials, and That’s Okay

Another Father's Day has crept up on us, and this Sunday fathers everywhere will be celebrated by those who love them, those they have...

One Small Step…

We in Ontario will regain some freedom and fun on Friday as the province enters Step One of the three-step Roadmap to Reopening. The...

Accessibility is Vital For All

It's National AccessAbility Week, an initiative aimed at shining a bright light on the importance of accessibility for all, identifying where we are falling...

A Love Letter to My Community

Dear Readers, We have been through a lot over the past 18 months, and we have been getting through it together. This pandemic has upended...

Proposed Development Would Overwhelm Existing Neighbourhood

A proposed mixed residential development on the property of the former Knights flooring factory on Boucher Street has many residents concerned. The proposed development...

Paid Parking Debacle Shows Why Council Shouldn’t Shoot From the Hip

At Monday's council meeting we witnessed the falling apart of a poorly cobbled together plan after Council stomped on the brake and made a...

Thanks to COVID, the Cancellations Continue

The month of May might just barely be underway, but this week we learned of the cancellation (again) of this autumn's Scarecrow Invasion &...

This Pandemic Has Become Somewhat of a Groundhog Day Experience

On April 30 of 2020, the title of my editorial was There is Light at the End of the Tunnel, But it's a Long...

A Rough Week For Premier Ford

It has certainly been a rough week for Ontario Premier Doug Ford, with Ontarians becoming increasingly frustrated with bungled plans and mixed messages, and...

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...

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