Archive for the ‘Viewpoint’ Category

  • Did you gather?

    Oct 14, 20 • 0 Views • COVID-19, Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Well, we just went through Thanksgiving weekend, facing requests from our premier and our local medical officer of health to not gather in large family groups. Instead, they urged us to celebrate the holiday with just our own households. That urging came at a...

  • The power of people

    Oct 8, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    We’ve all heard it before. A friend, family member or passerby heard saying, “What can one person do?” Those folks don’t think a single individual has the power to make a difference. Whether it’s from casting a ballot or doing a simple good deed,...

  • COVID vigilance

    Sep 29, 20 • 0 Views • COVID-19, Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    As we write this editorial, COVID-19 numbers remain on the sharp rise in Ontario and Quebec, particularly in large urban centres. Let’s all try to do our part to help minimize impact locally. We’re looking squarely at the 20-39 age group, the category...

  • The Voice returns

    Sep 23, 20 • 0 Views • COVID-19, Feature Story, Viewpoint2 Comments

    Yes, we are back in print! It’s been almost six months since we last printed a copy of our paper. And now we ask everyone for your help to ensure we continue to do so. First off, be safe! That means please maintain social distancing. Wash your hands...

  • Opinion: It’s not enough

    Jun 17, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Viewpoint1 Comment

    Municipal support cash for C-K small businesses just $200K for now Imagine in your mind the sound a small pebble makes when it is dropped or thrown into a body of water. That is also the sound that the municipal COVID-19 assistance money will make on...

  • Thumbs up for Doug Ford in this crisis

    Apr 6, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Viewpoint1 Comment

    Analysis By Mary Beth Corcoran While sitting at home and self-isolating, a few things have become very clear to me while scrolling credible media sites. Ontario Premier Doug Ford has stepped up to be the kind of leader we want and need during this crisis....

  • When will the money flow, Mr. Trudeau?

    Mar 26, 20 • 0 Views • COVID-19, Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Editor’s note: This is an op-ed written by News Media Canada chair Bob Cox. It appeared in today’s Winnipeg Free Press. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lied to the country. That’s not an easy thing to write about the most visible authority figure...

  • Online only … for now

    Mar 25, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    For the past six years, nothing has prevented this little newspaper from publishing. Yes, we took time off over the Christmas holidays and voluntarily skipped publishing for a week, but that was about it. And now, a tiny little organism is about to change all...

  • Use common sense

    Mar 19, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Amidst all the madness that is spreading online across social media right these days with the COVID-19 pandemic, one post in particular has a very simple but profound message. “Your grandparents were called to war. You’re being called to sit on a couch....

  • Support a sad joke

    Mar 11, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Residents who have been forced out of their homes along Erie Shore Drive have every right to be seriously ticked off – at Mother Nature, and government. They were essentially booted out of their homes by the municipality on Monday just 10 days after...