Wynne Government Seems To Want War With Our Doctors

It is unclear why Queen’s Park is at war with Ontario doctors who rejected a new contract with provincial physicians. The Wynne government in general and health minister Dr. Hoskins in particular have picked a fight they will not win. With well over one million Ontarians still without a family doctor, hospital departments being shuttered, […]


Midland’s Summer Magic

Where can you shop for butter tarts with thousands of others and later in the summer watch tug boat races?  Where can you welcome Great Lakes cruise ships and in the same week watch an outdoor movie? It has been decades and decades since Midland has been so welcoming during summer months, thanks to a […]


Kenora Switched To OPP And Now Has Soaring Police Costs

In a CBC report on August 19th 2016, Dave Canfield, the mayor of Kenora, Ont. is lobbying for changes that would lower police costs in his community now that they have switched to OPP (an ironic move based on the promise of lowered police costs). Canfield’s voice joins that of dozens of other communities in the […]

Opinions & Letters

Tragically Hip Outdoor Broadcast Was Epic

For the many of the Tragically Hip, a quintessential Canadian rock band with a long history of poetic storytelling and eclectic music styles played to packed venues and wrapped up their last tour stop in their hometown – Kingston.  With the CBC’s live broadcast of this last concert (drawing more than 11.7 million viewers) and many […]

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