Essential workers don’t deserve abuse – practice patience

There has been a barrage of information daily about the virus (COVID-19) that is encircling the globe and we have been attempting to keep...

Home is where YOUR doctor is, says Vice-Deputy Mayor

To the Editor: Town of Saugeen Shores Mayor Luke Charbonneau, this week declared a state of Emergency for our community. I commend Mayor Charbonneau for...

Beauty of nature and joy of music important during time of stress

Letter to the Editor: Yesterday, my wife Kathy, suggested that I go outside and play happy music on my trombone.  At noon today I started this...

Canada can learn from other countries

Infectious disease experts are saying that countries, including Canada, should prepare for a second wave of the COVID-19 outbreak to emerge once social distancing...

Beach work continues despite anxious times

To the Editor: Despite the Worries of the CoVid19 Virus, the work at Port Elgin beach continues. Concern #1 The clearing of the mini-putt and train station...

1918 Public Notice: Is history repeating itself?

While the world is going through a 'pandemic', it is not the first. The first recorded was typhus in ancient Athens where approximately 100,000 people...

Readers take advantage of local shop from home self-isolation

To the Editor: We have recently returned early from Florida. We have made use of the offer that Southampton Foodland has going for the month of...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “DOWN TIME”

As that old proverb informs us: the month of March “--comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” While this cliché...

A prediction from 2015 now happening?

Bill Gates of Microsoft predicted something like a coronavirus pandemic in 2015.  What have we learned? It's time to listen to our Public Health professionals...

Ignoring self-isolation an on-going problem for retailers

According to many store owners in Saugeen Shores alone, local arrivals back from the U.S. and out-of-country in general just don't seem to get the...

Some people don’t seem to get it

In talking with many in the local retail sector, including those in grocery stores, there is much concern that people are not taking the...

Editorial: A little act of kindness

Today, in the midst of all the turmoil of COVID-19, I watched a happening that restored my faith in humankind. I was in WalMart in...

A frenzy of shopping leaves shelves empty

Ontario government ministers are urging the public not to hoard food as the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province tops 100. Health...

Ward system of government doomed to fall says reader

To the Editor: Tomorrow, March 9th, Councillors are anticipated to all vote with the CAO's recommendation to “trust the good judgement of Staff” on the...