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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

No turning back the clock on sex ed. curriculum

While likely more interested in sparing its members some work – no new lesson plans – and in digging in its heels against a...

Feds finding more money for green infrastucture plans

It’s mired in red ink and its carbon tax plan may be dead in the water – Ontario has scrapped cap-and-trade, planning legal action...

Avoiding waste is key to regaining public’s trust

Last week’s activities in Toronto were another clear example of government waste, mismanagement and lack of regard for the public. No, not Doug Ford’s arbitrary...

Reading early and often pays big dividends in life

Summertime, and the readin’ is easy. Well, that’s the theory, at any rate. We have more books to read than ever before, and more...

Illegal border crossings just part of larger problem

Along with increased tariffs, the U.S. president is blamed for another unwelcome expense at the border: a surge in (largely bogus) refugee claimants. Most are...

Nuisances a risk on both sides of noise bylaws

Even in the townships there’s no escaping the din of modern society. From traffic noise to the constant hum of the devices we rely...

Scrapping cap-and-trade scheme, lower gas prices are Ford’s populist priority

Having campaigned on a populist platform, Doug Ford is pressing ahead with that stance just days into the job as Ontario’s new premier. Ford plans...

A simple crossing is more complex than it should be

Though something as simple as a crosswalk has taken Woolwich and the region years to work out, pedestrian signals should be in place this...

Two national celebrations, two very different paths … a least to...

Does the U.S. president’s attack on Canada’s goods and government boost the patriotic quotient July 1? That’s the date counter-tariffs come into effect, and the...

Transit trial run will have to be monitored closely

Doubling down on its bus experiment, Woolwich is hoping it’s not throwing good money after bad in supporting a pilot project organized by Kiwanis...