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Monday, June 25, 2018

Tribunal decision a challenge to Woolwich’s assumptions about downtown

Charged with being an improvement on the provincial agency it replaced, the Environment & Land Tribunals Ontario process is supposed to be more attentive...

Market to decide who’ll rent those new Breslau units

A Breslau apartment building approved this week by Woolwich council will not be as troublesome as neighbours fear it will. Likewise, it’s not going...

Election over, let’s see if Ford can govern better than his...

Comparisons between Doug Ford and Donald Trump are unlikely to subside now that the provincial election is over. Had the Progressive Conservatives lost, Ford...

Our ag. industry is one of Trump’s latest targets

Just hours after badmouthing Canada and other G7 allies, U.S. President Donald Trump was embracing North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un like a long-lost friend. While...

Politics is all about preventing the bewildered herd from actually having...

Getting out to vote today? Can’t be bothered? I can sympathize with the latter, but the pretence of democracy we live becomes even more...

Cynical about the process, we don’t bother to vote

Cynicism about politicians, bureaucrats and the system of governance, we’re told, has many of us turning away from politics. Our distaste for how politics is...

Little to get excited about in provincial vote

Ontarians head to the polls next Thursday to decide the outcome of a closely-contested election. None of the parties is a clear-cut choice, however. The...

Focused only on re-election, politicians have no interest in the public...

Much reviled, Kathleen Wynne is making promises aplenty, spending money we don’t have, in a desperate bid to hang on to power. Gunning for...

Gasoline prices an easy populist target for Ford

Every month, Ontarians are reminded of Wynne’s mismanagement of the file, which includes handouts to backers and the destruction of the public asset value...

Growth has been the biggest challenge during Ken Seiling’s tenure as...

The phrase “end of an era” is overused and misused, but is rather applicable in the case of Ken Seiling’s decision to retire from...

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