Opinion

Ryan Alexander: It's about quality of life at all stages of life

Ryan Alexander: It’s about quality of life at all stages of life

Death is an uncomfortable subject. Many of us shy away from talking about it.  Not Ryan Alexander, though: as Manager… Continue reading “Ryan Alexander: It’s about quality of life at all stages of life”

Community Dental Clinic provides affordable dentistry for all ages

April is traditionally known as Oral Health Month in Canada. It’s just one of the times of year when the… Continue reading “Community Dental Clinic provides affordable dentistry for all ages”

Rural transportation as social right and economic investment

Rural transportation as social right and economic investment

“Need a lift?” Anyone living – or growing up – in the Kawartha Lakes knows this question well. In fact,… Continue reading “Rural transportation as social right and economic investment”

The potholes of Kawartha Lakes: It’s a big City out there

“I’m fixing a hole where the rain gets in, and stops my mind from wondering where it will go” —… Continue reading “The potholes of Kawartha Lakes: It’s a big City out there”

Aging in Kawartha Lakes: Challenge and Opportunity

This is part one of six in a series about aging in the City of Kawartha Lakes. I’ve had the… Continue reading “Aging in Kawartha Lakes: Challenge and Opportunity”

'A whole chapter is nearly over:' How Lindsay lost its train service 

‘A whole chapter is nearly over:’ How Lindsay lost its train service 

Newly-fallen autumn leaves blow across the vacant yards as the call of cicadas echo from east to west. A gentleman… Continue reading “‘A whole chapter is nearly over:’ How Lindsay lost its train service “

Trippin’ to Finland and other destinations with the library

Trippin’ to Finland and other destinations with the library

Travel can make some serious demands on your credit or debit card, but there’s another card that will both save… Continue reading “Trippin’ to Finland and other destinations with the library”