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Friday, August 23, 2019

The View From Here – August 22, 2019

Out on the summertime circuit, the opposition is happy to see Trudeau tee one up for them via his handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair.

Lack of accountability in Lavalin affair is just par for the...

Guilty of an ethical breach in the SNC-Lavalin, Justin Trudeau has finally run out of apologies. Beyond simply downplaying what Conflict of Interest and...

Pondering the two-way relationship that is civic duty

As Woolwich councillors agreed last week, good fences make good neighbours. That’s particularly true when the fences arrive ahead of the neighbours.It’s fairly recent...

Proposed changes to Blue Box program make sense

Changes proposed for the Blue Box recycling program would see producers paying the full cost, in essence closing the loop from manufacturing to disposal.That’s...

Oil at the root of many global ills, but a solution...

Our addiction to carbon-based fuels is, we’re told, the single-largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. That’s particularly true of our transportation choices.Imagine, if you...

View From Here – August 15, 2019

Proposed changes to the Blue Box program may get municipalities out of your recycling bin ... and wallet.

Drinking water concerns heat up

We saw a little bit of rain this week after a largely dry – and very hot – July, a prelude to a warming...