Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound NDP David McLaren sides with PC Larry Miller

To the Editor: At the risk of being drummed out of the NDP, I tend to side with MP Larry Miller in his assessment of...

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...

A Senior Moment – “Bridges or Barriers?”

Since the surprising 2016 election of Donald trump, I have been searching in vain for someone with whom I might share a calm, rational...

BUTT OUT responsibly with the most littered item on earth

First of all, I am not a smoker BUT I think that the current law of NO-smoking 'ashtrays' near buildings is absolutely ludicrous. There are...

Reader disagrees with proposed Innovation Institute location

To the Editor:   I recently watched this discussion (Innovation Institute) on-line via the council web-cast. I think that it is a great idea and, for...

Shop and support local says reader

To the Editor: As we start thinking about our winter entertainment, gift shopping and activities, let's remember to support our local businesses and services. We benefit so much in...

A Senior Moment – “Assumptive Living”

She was tall, well-groomed and expensively dressed. I first took notice of her knee-length, brown leather coat, matching high boots and short hair, fashionably...

USMCA – the diminishing of Canada’s sovereignty

Dear Editor, Time and time again, Canada bears the brunt of many jokes claiming that our great nation is, inessence, the 51st state of the...

Prosperity brings its own challenges

Talking with many retailers, from Saugeen Shores to Kincardine and the more fringe rural communities, finding employees is becoming a very serious problem. The region...

Journalism rules that should never be overlooked

There are a few rules in journalism that should never be overlooked. For instance, always report objectively and do not opine; do not join organizations...

‘I can’t tell you’ says Crime Stoppers

Recently the disappearance and search for Lisa Maas was in the local media again. Firstly, let me thank Nick Oldrieve and Matthew Nopper along...

Community Matters: Bruce Power, OPG working together to achieve success

   With refurbishment and life-extension plans for the Bruce Power and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) nuclear reactors well underway, the two companies have focused on...

A Senior Moment – ‘Travellin’ by Thumb’ – part two

Philadelphia proudly describes itself as the “City of brotherly love.” While this familiar slogan unintentionally leaves out half of its population, it is also...

Reader issues an election challenge

To the Editor: Councilors have often spoken of their support for the Train yet a deal could not be made. Beware the incumbent who still blames the...