General Interest

Have Your Say: How Are You Likely Going To Vote On June 7th?

Based on what you currently know about each candidate and leader, which Provincial party will you be voting for? Vote and share this poll and let’s help predict the outcome of the election on June 7th. Unsure?  Here is a resource that might help you out before you vote: Based on what you currently know […]

Canadian Author Moves To Midland

Peter Jennings, who has three books published and is currently writing several more, has recently moved to Midland from his former home in Muskoka. The author, who specializes in researching and writing non-fiction books, had been looking for a new community to align himself with and selected Midland after experiencing many pleasant times in the […]

Former Midland Resident Wins National Writing Award

Midland native Mark Cardwell has won another national writing award.  Mark is a longtime freelance journalist and writer in the Quebec City region, but was born and raised in Midland.  He’s a graduate of Midland Secondary School and still has plenty of friends and family in the Midland/Penetang area. The Quebec City-based freelance journalist and […]

Plastic Water Bottles – A Case For Change

I have noticed lately while shopping that cases of water in toxic water bottles are being used in abundance. Are people not aware how these bottles leach antimony which causes acute and chronic health problems? Just think about what this is doing to young children who are modelling their parents who seem to think what […]

County Considering Not Collecting Your Garbage If You Don’t Use Your Green Bin

Gerry Marshall, Mike Ross and Gord McKay?  What do you have to say about this? In the CTV report above, “Simcoe County waste management staff is considering an unconventional way of getting people to use their organic bins. Waste management director Rob McCullough says staff is considering not collecting regular garbage if a green bin isn’t […]

Have We Learned Nothing From Site 41 Struggle

I just learned today that the huge effort to put a halt to Site 41 taught no lessons. Several conversations today, with local individuals, divulged that the water pressure from the aquifer under most of Simcoe County and in fact most of south central Ontario is being impacted. By what you ask? Well, there is […]

That Licence Plate Cover Might Cost You $110 Ticket?

A CTV report that highlights the fine that one driver just got for having the “Yours To Discover” of his licence plate covered by a car dealer’s promotional plate cover/frame, much like those on many of our cars, can land you in conflict with the Highway Traffic Act and earn you a $110 fine or […]