Santa Claus Parade returns to Elora on Nov. 27

ELORA – After sitting out last year's parade here due to COVID-19, Saint Nick will be returning this year for his annual trip through the village. The Elora Lions Club has announced the Elora Santa Claus Parade will take place on Nov. 27 at 6:15pm.

Media Matters: Time to change

We were appalled last week to hear that an assault of a Centre Wellington District High School student is, according to parents and students, part of an escalating pattern of abuse and violence targeting the school’s 2SLGBTQ+, BIPOC and special needs students.

Recognizing National Newspaper Week

In 1944 thousands of brave men of my grandfather’s generation stormed the beaches of Normandy in the name of freedom. Fast forward 77 years, and antivaxxers are storming food courts and protesting outside hospitals. It’s as if we are living in some sort of alternative timeline.

Please get vaccinated ASAP

Ironically, the same crowd that downplayed COVID-19 because it “only” affected about three per cent of Canadians and “only” killed about 0.7% is now somehow extremely concerned about their 0.018% chance of having an adverse reaction to a COVID-19 vaccine.

Deafening silence

“It’s hard not to feel like people have given up on us, and we take it personally.” Those heartbreaking words came from Lisa Roszel, director of intensive care at Guelph General Hospital, who was describing the sentiments of her ICU staff.