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Protests against police a good place to start removing powers

Calls for defunding the police are really about stripping police of many of the powers they have today. It’s a good call,...

Hong Kong and the “British” 3 Million

“We will grant BNOs five years’ limited leave to remain (in the United Kingdom), with the right to work or study,” British...

Elbowing in on the search for a silent dog

When mankind started developing dog breeds it was primarily for a purpose. Dogs were bred to retrieve, chase, trail, flush, guide, point,...

Does the media promote poor farm safety?

The COVID-19 pandemic has underlined how much society needs the media to deliver honest information from the best sources available. Hysteria can...

Russian referendum the latest gambit from Putin

“The very existence of an opportunity for the current president (to be re-elected in 2024), given his major gravitas, would be a...

The perils of casting against the wind

Last week I found a couple of free hours in my busy workday, so I decided that I should break out my...

Help is on the way for understanding organic food

A truce is holding in the age-old war between organic and non-organic food production. For a long time, the...

Putin’s plea highlights risk to world peace

Donald Trump writes in tweets, with more exclamation marks than a 13-year-old girl’s diary. Nobody knows for sure whether his very limited...

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Brown, John ‘Jack’

March 23, 1933 - July 7, 2020 Passed away peacefully at Columbia Forest,...

Four-way stop OK’d to improve safety at Wellesley intersection

A four-way stop is planned for the intersection of Queens Bush and Nafziger roads in Wellesley, township...

Brubacher, Paul B.

Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at his home, RR 3, Wallenstein, at the age...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

Sikandar Shah

It is with profound sadness that the Shah Family announces the passing...

John Sanders

June 27, 2019 Love Lives OnThose we love remain with usfor love...

McGuire, John

July 2, 2019 In Memory of a...