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Province makes right call in ditching amalgamation scheme

Somebody must have talked Doug Ford off the ledge, as the regional government review he launched earlier this year finds us right back where...

“New” sex-ed rolled out ahead of school start

A new sex-ed. curriculum not unlike the old one should be in place when students return to school new week. The revised policy, released last...

View from here – June 27, 2019

With turnabout being fair play, Doug Ford ups the ante on his plans to reduce education costs, invoking an endless summer for some.

Timing is the biggest issue with Ford’s deficit battle

Good, bad or indifferent, for Doug Ford there’s no time like the present to enact the ideas he and his Queen’s Park colleagues come...

EDSS students join in province-wide school walkout

Hundreds of students from Elmira District Secondary School staged a walkout of classrooms last week as part of province-wide demonstrations against the Ford government’s...

View From Here – April 11, 2019

A few of the early favourites as the Conservatives look to refresh the Ontario logo.

Ford’s playing politics with autism file, but issues are real

You can see why the Ford government wants to make changes to the province’s autism program: get a handle on expenses and introduce some...

Wellesley councillors take a united stance against the prospect of amalgamation

If amalgamation is on the agenda as part of the Doug Ford’s ersatz review of regional government, provincial officials would have plenty to think...
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Taking the plunge on condos

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it’s also a prime reason Woolwich councillors this week approved...

Woolwich whittles down tax hike somewhat to 3.9%

Woolwich taxpayers are looking at a 3.9 per cent tax hike as councillors last week made a few...

Catholic teachers join public board on the picket lines

Local Catholic elementary and high school teachers hit the picket lines Tuesday, marching up and down Arthur Street...

Water and sewer rates to rise again this year, as Woolwich approves budget

Flush with cash or otherwise, you’ll be paying more again this year for turning on the taps and...

Labour unrest shows spending at odds with the public good

In a week where transit workers are on strike and teachers walked the picket lines in the region,...

The View From Here: January 23, 2020

With the GRT buses parked due to the strike, there's little in the way of feeding...