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Collateral damage

by Chris Daponte

On Tuesday, hundreds of thousands of college students were back in class, following a five-week strike by Ontario college faculty.

The return to school was orchestrated by the provincial government, which passed back-to-work legislation on Sunday in an attempt to save this semester and the school year.

The five-week strike resulted in considerable financial hardship for  students, but as is often the case when educators and their employers reach an impasse, students became nothing more than collateral damage in a battle of competing self-interests.

In this case, despite platitudes to the contrary, neither side seemed to care much about how their actions, or ...

November 24, 2017

Transparent move

by Patrick Raftis

Mapleton council should be commended for its Nov. 14 decision not to appoint a closed meeting investigator, effectively leaving the ...

Tired of trolls

by Chris Daponte

On Nov. 6, a retired Guelph airman suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) decided to put his personal problems ...

Forward thinking

by Patrick Raftis

Wellington County and its local municipalities seem to be well ahead of the curve in recent efforts to paint the ...

They answered the call

by Dave Adsett

Canadians have ample opportunity to remember and little excuse to forget.

As we approach Nov. 11, many smaller centres and schools ...

Forward thinking

by Patrick Raftis

Wellington County and its local municipalities seem to be well ahead of the curve in recent efforts to paint the ...

Debate should be kept civil

by Dave Adsett

By July 30 2018, municipal elections will be in full swing across Ontario, after nominations are certified. Speculation has it, ...

Lessons of history

by Patrick Raftis

By the time most readers receive this issue of the Wellington Advertiser, Remembrance Day 2017 will be little more than ...

Hey man, thanks

by Chris Daponte

Last Wednesday morning, just as Advertiser staff was putting the finishing touches on our Oct. 20 edition, a fellow employee ...

Drugs in my pocket

by Dave Adsett

Drugs in My Pocket (and I don’t know what to do with them) was a song by the Monks, a ...

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Community Guide Fall 2017

BUZZ

Couple raises funds to fight human trafficking
Annual Elora Santa Claus Parade set for Nov. 25
Grand Theatre showcased improvements at gala
Relay for Life returns to Wellington County in June at Guelph Lake
Partial holding provision lifted from site of former Little Folks administration building

COLUMNISTS

Olivia Rutt and Jaime Myslik
Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015
Kelly Waterhouse

EDITORIAL

Chris Daponte: Collateral damage

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