Opinion Columns

Make new habits easier: Simple ways to care for the Earth

What are the things that make change possible? We might decide to eat better, or get more exercise, or care… Continue reading “Make new habits easier: Simple ways to care for the Earth”

Yes, I parlez-vous

I was not born in Quebec. I have never lived in Quebec. I have zero aspiration of ever living in… Continue reading “Yes, I parlez-vous”

Luis and Leanna Segura: Fresh food, hip hop and climbing for mangoes

After Christmas excesses ‘tis now the season for New Year’s resolutions. If healthier eating and food choices that have a… Continue reading “Luis and Leanna Segura: Fresh food, hip hop and climbing for mangoes”

Finding a sense of peace and serenity within life’s stresses

It’s not too late for a New Year’s resolution, including big ones like finding ways to de-stress and start anew…. Continue reading “Finding a sense of peace and serenity within life’s stresses”

Sir John A Macdonald: His past is our past

Sometimes when I walk by Lindsay’s iconic municipal building — our former Town Hall — I look up at that… Continue reading “Sir John A Macdonald: His past is our past”

Council should vote ‘no’ to Ashmore’s pipeline promotion of oil sector

Among the many items that the City of Kawartha Lakes will consider at the January 15, 2019 meeting is a… Continue reading “Council should vote ‘no’ to Ashmore’s pipeline promotion of oil sector”

The intersection of rights in a complex world

When property rights intersect human survival rights, events occur that challenge what it means to be human. On the one… Continue reading “The intersection of rights in a complex world”