Monday, May 23, 2022

Stephen Vance, Editor

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Residents Express Overwhelming Opposition to Proposed Waterfront Development

Back in May, I penned an editorial entitled 'Proposed Development Would Overwhelm Existing Neighbourhood', and on Tuesday afternoon (November 9) during a nearly four...

Is There an Ideal Time of Day For Council Meetings?

In recent weeks, the topic of the time of day when council meetings are held has been raised by a handful of residents. Some...

Should We Re-Think Heritage Districts?

I appreciate history and heritage as much as anyone, but I must admit I have had it with heritage preservation initiatives. Though I would...

It Will be a Little Different Again This Year, But Halloween is Upon Us

Halloween is on our doorstep. This weekend youngsters will carry on the tradition of knocking on doors and collecting candy. As with everything else...

We’re Just a Year Away From the Next Municipal Election

Meaford's Council received a general update regarding the next municipal election, scheduled to be held on Monday, October 24, 2022. “The current term of Council...

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...

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