Thursday, March 14, 2019
OPINION --- We should all keep a close eye on what is unfolding, and not let this, or any provincial government, take away what we have fought long and hard to establish: universal health care for all.
Friday, March 1, 2019
OPINION --- I've seen the monster home. I've looked into its eyes and I'm afraid for our paradise, very afraid.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
OPINION --- To clean the car, especially now with the dirty end of winter well and truly upon us, is to embark upon a futile and thankless task that I really do not enjoy.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
OPINION --- Will Jones got to ride a vintage snowmobile. His thoughts? Well, after a tippy ride out, he decided his best option was the 5-km return by foot!
Thursday, March 21, 2019
OPINION --- Dysart et al is getting it wrong when it comes to summer ice at A.J. LaRue Arena. A girls-centred hockey program trying to get day ice should be accommodated.
Friday, March 1, 2019
OPINION --- While for some of us winter has been way too long, for others it's a case of 'keep on coming.'
Thursday, February 21, 2019
OPINION --- So, no, there is no real use for a scooter, and short of making for 10 minutes of good conversation, I can safely say the same for kick sleds, too.
Friday, February 15, 2019
OPINION --- As for the shortage of JPs that got us into this mess in the first place, we can only hope the current provincial government keeps its eye on the prize and ensures that Ontario addresses JP shortages in a timely manner in future.
Friday, February 15, 2019
OPINION --- So ... did I try it? Do I jump off of bridges? Was my buddy jumping off bridges? No way.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
OPINION --- In all cases, everybody's heart was in the right place. However, sometimes you have to step back from your little piece of turf to see the expansiveness of your lawn and what could be seeded there for the future.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
OPINION --- Physician recruitment is a worthy and necessary undertaking for a municipal government, just as is economic development. However, having just one person beating the drum for all of Haliburton County makes much more sense.
Friday, April 12, 2019
OPINION --- With our local MP and MPP visiting Haliburton this month, constituents should give them a piece of their minds.
Friday, April 12, 2019
OPINION --- They may as well have pre-chewed it for me. That was how disgusted I was.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
OPINION --- Whoever is leading municipal restructuring talk in Haliburton County should tell the public what its plans are.
Thursday, May 9, 2019
OPINION --- Little Z is playing a turkey in an upcoming play. The Outsider shot a turkey so the costume is just right.
Friday, May 17, 2019
OPINION --- Winter is over and it is time to adjust to the thousands of seasonal residents coming to Haliburton.
Friday, May 17, 2019
OPINION --- The County of Haliburton does not appear to have the desire to make amalgamation happen.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
OPINION: They say that you are only as old as you feel and I have no issue with that.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
OPINION --- The County of Haliburton needs to stop pretending that waiting is the answer when it comes to transportation.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
OPINION: Our planet and environment are being damaged by mankind, but there is hope in the actions being taken by local youth and communities.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
OPINION --- The province is introducing too many measures that promote alcohol, despite its negative impacts on public health.
Friday, April 26, 2019
OPINION --- MPP Laurie Scott should be able to engage with her government's detractors.
Friday, April 26, 2019
OPINION: We should find a way to but a positive spin on our annual flooding.
Friday, May 17, 2019
OPINION --- What did libraries ever do to you, Doug? I mean, come on, they are practically defenseless. Why give them cuts?
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