Watching the premier’s press conference earlier on Monday was, in a word, deflating.
Four months shy of April Fools’ Day
News of the potential secession of the Town of Erin from Wellington County was something we greeted with immediate disbelief.
News that our county library system will be adopting a no-fine culture for overdue material isn’t earth-shattering news. It does however offer a glimpse into emerging attitudes on public resources.
Too much pride
Whenever sad tales emerge, those closest to the scene might suggest pride was a factor. And no, we aren’t talking about conceit or arrogance – it is that other pride, where people may just be too proud to ask for help.
In the end it was disappointing to all involved. A committee of really awesome people, talented and…
The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month is a well-known refrain that signaled the end of the First World War.
In the news
Fifteen dollars Surely a raise is good news, but for leaders of the opposition parties in Ontario…
Snap of the fingers
If only life were that easy – a quick snap and problem solved. Unfortunately, life in the real world doesn’t work that way. Never has, never will.
That’s right, move along, nothing to see here. It has become a common refrain, if not an…
It’s like old times at the office this Thanksgiving weekend, almost. An old clock ticks away and it feels like the wee hours of a deadline morning over 40 years ago.
It’s in your hands
For anyone watching the news, scrolling through social media feeds or reading a newspaper, chances are the phrase Truth and Reconciliation will sound familiar.