Editorials

Municipal government matters

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Municipal government matters. A lot.

Welcome seasonal residents

We live in a world that seems to thrive on controversy and negativity.

The other election

Most of us are rightly focused on the June provincial election.

Health care needs new ideas, not private money

The pandemic has once again spotlighted the deep inadequacy of our health care system.

The obvious risk of other progressives throwing in their hats would be to split the vote, allowing a more conservative fiscal hawk to come up the middle and win.

Don’t split the progressive vote come October

We are less than a year away from choosing a new mayor of Kawartha Lakes. Only one serious contender has clearly declared his candidacy as of press time —  lawyer Jason Ward.

The mayor’s not-so-hidden agenda

There’s a financial reckoning coming for Kawartha Lakes, as Mayor Andy Letham sees it. The city does too much for its residents with not enough money to pay for everything.

Council gets it right on ATV issue

Barring an outstanding procedural issue that came before council at their Sept. 21 meeting, Kawartha Lakes City Council has decided… Continue reading “Council gets it right on ATV issue”