Opinion

We need to talk about cats

Kawartha Lakes needs a more serious plan to deal with free-roaming cats.

In June, Kawartha Lakes City Council voted to adopt a two-year stray and feral cat pilot program requiring pets to be licensed, prohibiting free-roaming cats beyond one’s private property, and increasing funds for current stray management.

Disability in Kawartha Lakes: A century of raising awareness

Just in Time local history series

In 1900, a letter from Samuel Suddaby, clerk of Somerville Township, crossed the desk of George Lytle, publisher of the Lindsay Watchman-Warder.

Create more pressure for better bus service

I fully agree with Dr. Michael Moreton’s letter (Sept. Advocate) regarding the poor bus services from Toronto to Lindsay and as such I have written many letters to GO Transit, TOK Coachlines and to our city council.

Shrink your carbon ‘foodprint’

Cool Tips for a Hot Planet series

Eat your vegetables. Parents are right about that.

This election is important: So where’s the public interest?

I have attended two meet and greets during this election one at the Lindsay Armory and one in Bobcaygeon at the community centre and I have to ask, why aren’t we seeing a better turnout at these events?

Elections aren’t just about fiscal concerns

At election time, candidates provide a number of reasons why you should vote for them.

Tackling climate change: If not now, when? If not us, who?

I don’t like writing or talking about climate change. I feel like such a “gloom and doomer,” a “David Downer,” a party pooper.