Opinion Columns

Think you own your waterfront? Don’t be so shore

While the thought of the lake lapping the shore is not exactly top of mind these days, we Canadians do… Continue reading “Think you own your waterfront? Don’t be so shore”

Civic Engagement 101 in City of Kawartha Lakes

It’s fair to say that City Hall  affects us more directly than Queen’s Park or Parliament Hill. The water we… Continue reading “Civic Engagement 101 in City of Kawartha Lakes”

What the Nordic countries can teach us

Walking the ancient Camino de Santiago, a large network of ancient pilgrim routes stretching across Europe, I met a fellow… Continue reading “What the Nordic countries can teach us”

Fenelon Falls Sign with locks in the background

Troubled bridge over water in Fenelon Falls

This Just In: A government-appointed official reported that there was “a great deal of dissatisfaction being expressed at Fenelon Falls”… Continue reading “Troubled bridge over water in Fenelon Falls”

Seeing examples of integrity in local politics

With power (great or otherwise) comes responsibility and a potential for abuse. Over the past week Kawartha Lakes Council has… Continue reading “Seeing examples of integrity in local politics”

The limits of church, the duty of state

“When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no… Continue reading “The limits of church, the duty of state”

Employee retention challenges? This event is for you

A good reference is an important part of job search success

At some point during your job search you will need to provide references. A reference is someone who can vouch… Continue reading “A good reference is an important part of job search success”