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Sunday, May 19, 2019

We’re being conned online, but some don’t care

Despite becoming integrated into our lives, the Internet is still something of a Wild West experiment. The Internet has long been touted as a great...

SNC-Lavalin scandal indicative of corporate culture, politics

Bribery. Corruption. Words now equally as applicable to the federal government as they are to SNC-Lavalin (and most other large corporations that make a...

Stop tinkering and make real changes to poor spending habits

Some tinkering at the margins aside, there’s been very little talk of saving money, and even less about value for taxpayers and doing right...

Better governance starts with asking the right questions

Woolwich needs more money to maintain its buildings, councillors heard last week. When they meet again this week for another special budget session, they’ll...

Timeline, Ford factor likely to doom “review”

The province’s review of regional governments stems from Doug Ford’s attempt to interfere with former PC leader Patrick Brown’s political comeback. Along with payback to...

Be wary of Ford’s attempt to weaken regulations

When it comes to water testing, most municipalities are sympathetic to the Ford government’s call to reduce red tape – they’ve seen their costs...

Addicted to debt, but it’s our no. 1 financial concern

Even if the credit card bills haven’t started rolling in just yet to remind you of any overspending for the holidays, there’s a good...

Forget the drama, enjoy Christmas for what it’s about

Christmas, it seems, is a little less merry than it used to be. Oh, not necessarily in absolute terms, but anecdotal evidence shows we’re...

Christmas finds us on our best behaviour – most of the...

There’s been a decided increase in traffic on the roads as Christmas gets closer, though nothing like what used to happen this time of...

Province should, and likely will, move on Hwy. 7

Residents here are no strangers to delays and setbacks when it comes to building a new Highway 7: the project was discussed...