Residents voice concerns and raise petition

To the Editor: On August 20th, a second hearing will be held at Town Council to decide if the new Unifor parking lot will be...

A Senior Moment – “LOOK AT ME!”

“Grandpa, Look at me put my head under water.” “Grandma, watch what I can do on my rope swing” “Grandpa, come and see me hit the...

“You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone”

Dear Editor: What a shame! In the name of progress, we are losing a bit more of our green space and natural ecological habitat! This...

Reader says “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”

To the Editor: Follow-up to letter on Sex-Ed “I was wrong and you were right”. Ask any married couple and they will undoubtedly tell you that...

Procedural By-law against Charter of Rights says reader

Council has successfully preserved its destruction of Democracy in Saugeen Shores. Procedural rule 14.11 provides:     “A delegation, once heard, shall not be entitled to be...

A SENIOR MOMENT – “FAREWELL TO WELFARE?”

On July 31, the Ontario Government announced it would be scrapping the Guaranteed Basic Income program (G.B.I) which had been implemented on a trial...

Kudos … & Nots! by ‘The Stix Man’

“Hey Boy.” “I said Hello Boy” “I say Boy, I’m saying Hello.” “Do you not hear me? “ Boy,I say HELLO.” Poor Foghorn Leghorn, he’s just trying to be...

Service a key – when you need it

There are times when service absolutely a key. One of those times took place just before the weekend when my hot-water tank decided it had...

Grandmother disappointed with governments retreat on sex-ed

Open letter to: Douglas Ford, Premier of Ontario/Lisa Thompson, Ontario Minister of Education As a mother and grandmother, I must express my great disappointment and utter...

Education Minister praises Indigenous students’ presentation on Residential Schools then axes new curriculum

On Sunday last (July 8th), my partner and I were attending a Truth and Reconciliation Dinner at a church in Southampton. We found ourselves...

The Tipping Point … Living in an App Store

Over the past few days, I’ve had the opportunity to spend 24/7 with a high technology company and one of its leaders.   Even though...

Local Paralympian positive in spite of setbacks

Local Bruce County Paralympian, Josh Cassidy, has always maintained that "Adversity makes you better" but sometimes when you come up against a bureaucracy, it...

Expert weighs in on reader’s question

To the Editor: I think this is a Monarch Caterpillar, but could anyone tell me what the other things are on the same Milkweed plant? Monarch...

Readers positive over new ‘look’

Well, here we are - exactly one week since our newly designed sites were launched. Like starting any new project, the re-design of our publications...