Opinion

Dress for climate success

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet series

When I was born my grandma and her sister made me a yellow cotton quilt in a pattern known as Dutch girl.

Basic income still alive as a policy option

Floyd Marinescu is a Canadian CEO who has an interesting hotel story.

Time flies. Should we?

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet series

When my daughter headed off to university in 2014, we promised her a family trip to Europe after graduation.  In 2019, we fulfilled that promise. 

Five things I learned at the swearing in of the new council

The swearing in of a new council is like no other event for someone like myself who covers the nitty-gritty of municipal government.

Bill 28: Ford government shows it has no respect for democracy

The Ontario government has introduced Bill 28, an act to prevent and outlaw strike action by 55,000 education workers across the province.

10 things I learned about municipal politics in Kawartha Lakes

Every election is an event unto itself, and much can be learned from each and every election cycle.

We should exercise caution in getting rid of monarchy

With the Queen now buried, an argument that has gone on in Canada for decades will be rekindled and intensified:… Continue reading “We should exercise caution in getting rid of monarchy”