Opinion Columns

White privilege and white fragility: Trevor’s Take

The very first article I wrote for this publication, months before it would have a print version, dealt in part… Continue reading “White privilege and white fragility: Trevor’s Take”

The reopening mantra: Do the right thing and let the rest go

The only behaviour I can control is my own. Never has that felt more true than right now, as summer… Continue reading “The reopening mantra: Do the right thing and let the rest go”

Trevor’s Take: The two solitudes

I was probably 13 when I realized how tourists affected my personal economy. All these years later I can still… Continue reading “Trevor’s Take: The two solitudes”

Five decisions you can make in the age of COVID-19

Many Kawartha Lakes residents are struggling with what to do and how to behave regarding the COVID-19 pandemic now that… Continue reading “Five decisions you can make in the age of COVID-19”

Billionaires equate to failed public policy

Billionaires equate to failed public policy

As our people and small businesses hold on for their lives and livelihoods, many are looking on, wondering what happened… Continue reading “Billionaires equate to failed public policy”

Yukon’s Gurdeep Pandher tries to spread some joy on social media

Like many Canadians, I have been spending a little more time online while we #stayathome during the COVID-19 restrictions. Last… Continue reading “Yukon’s Gurdeep Pandher tries to spread some joy on social media”

Two local businesses that adapted quickly to new reality

Imagine that you have put years of time, effort, passion, and money into building a business. From the early years… Continue reading “Two local businesses that adapted quickly to new reality”