Institute would be a Monolith on Fairy Lake says reader

To the Editor: The proposed Nuclear Innovation Institute is a laudable initiative sadly shoehorned into an ill-chosen site on Fairy Lake in downtown Southampton.   The three-storey...

Kudos to Saugeen Shores Police

To the Editor; During the long weekend, I got to appreciate our police force in a different way. During the Sunday river raft race, our officers...

Sauble officials lack expertise in beach management says reader

The Strategic “Plan” for the Town of South Bruce Peninsula states that “The protection and management of the Town`s unique natural heritage and environment...

Kudos … & NOTs! by ‘The Stix Man’

Kudos Let me set the stage here. First, I’m a retired golden ager, raised in the area on a farm. I have some medical issues. Diabetes,...

Kudos … & NOTs! by ‘The Stix Man’

Kudos This is a story that I’ve wanted to tell for a while. It started after my stroke in February of 2017. As I’ve said, the...

Things are not as they seem at the local landfill says reader

To the Editor: As I do many Saturdays, I dropped our garbage and recycling off at the landfill. I filled the last available container with our...

Elections and democracy

Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of Canadian democracy. I write to you today as I have some very serious concerns with new legislation...

A different view of the world from a train

To the Editor: The time is 6:30pm and the beach is winding down from a joyous day of family, friends and loved ones who enjoyed...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “Educated: A Memoir”

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun arrived in Canada on January 13, the same day I finished reading the best seller, Educated. There is a remarkable symmetry...

A Senior Moment: ‘Us and Them’

“---we have a national identity, we are proud of it, you come into this country you have to integrate, you have to learn our...

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...

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...

A Senior Moment: ‘The Other Kennedy’

June 5th will mark the 50th anniversary of the violent death of Bobby Kennedy, a presidential candidate felled by Sirhan Sirhan’s bullet at the...

Happy Holidays to Our Readers

  We want to thank you the readers, our guest columnists and our advertisers for continuing to support us in our efforts to provide community-based...