Wednesday, November 14, 2018
It is 6:25 a.m. opening day of the deer hunting season. Still coal black outside, so I am sipping the last of my coffee before heading into the woods.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
I was so overwhelmed by bad news this week that I decided to write a column about the good news that is plentiful, if you go looking for it.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
The next federal election is just less than a year away, but already it seems evident that certain issues such as carbon taxation and immigration policy will play a large role.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The 737-800 I am flying in just broke through 10,000 feet, the height at which the crew turns off the seat belt sign and makes the flight announcements. The bad news. . . says an authoritative and calm voice.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Last week, the Lindsay office of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP and Ontario Labour Minister Laurie Scott was vandalized; windows smashed, the front customer service area ransacked.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
To the Editor,
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
There s nothing better than being first. So I was ecstatic on Wednesday, Oct. 17 when I became the very first Canadian to get high as smoking marijuana became legal in Canada.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Signage is undoubtedly being collected throughout Haliburton County as I write this, as the proverbial dust of another series of municipal elections settles over the community.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Time to look ahead to winter and what we might expect from it this year. There s bad news and more bad news.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
A number of recurring themes have arisen at municipal all-candidates meetings in the county during the past few weeks.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
I step off the airplane into the California sunshine and am welcomed by the sweet voice of America s senior citizen diva, Barbra Streisand. She is singing, through someone s car radio, Don t Lie to Me, a new song she has written to protest the Donald Tr
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Last week, a wave of furor ripped across the country, as Conservative leader Andrew Scheer attempted to demonize Trudeau s Liberals for allowing the murderer of Tori Stafford to be transferred from a medium security prison to a facility being referred to
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
To the Editor,
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
There is a mouse population explosion this year.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
I arrived about 40 minutes early for the Minden Hills all-candidates meeting at the community centre last week, and by no means was I one of the first there. Dozens of people were already milling around, choosing their seats.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
While I can empathize with the residents on Mountain Lake (and presumably many others in the area) having to battle the inevitable excrement and annoyances that come hand in hand with an invasion of the scavenging creatures, I take issue with the flippant
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Canada has become a place where people are busy all day, every day, without getting much done. We have slumped into a preference for sitting at tables and debating, rather than lacing up work boots and getting back to building a better place. We are tied
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
After hearing a presentation about a partnership between ride sharing company Uber and the Town of Innisfil, Haliburton County councillors recently asked to hear more about the arrangement, requesting more information from the involved parties.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
He is a splash of brilliance on a gloomy, overcast day. Sunshine yellow body feathers standing out stunningly against deep black wings and forehead.He is a splash of brilliance on a gloomy, overcast day. Sunshine yellow body feathers standing out stunning
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Earlier this week, Ontario MP Leona Alleslev crossed the floor in the House of Commons, leaving Justin Trudeau s Liberal government, to join the Conservative benches.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
To the Editor,
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Dearest Terry,
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
To the Editor,
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
On Monday, Premier Doug Ford held a press conference that was nothing short of exceptional; exceptional in a bad way.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The endangered species list has a new addition. It is truth and I am shaking my head and wondering how such a treasured species ended up there.
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