Talk about a colossal blunder – in fact an international embarrassment.
News last week that Metroland Media Group was declaring bankruptcy was a gut punch to news industry people across Canada. To date it is the single largest newspaper failure in Canadian history. Seventy-one print-edition community newspaper titles were shuttered in one-fell swoop.
It has been one of those weeks where there is lots to talk about, but not much to say.
It was welcome news on Monday when “housing minister” Steve Clark resigned.
Talking about climate change gets people hot.
There were many reasons to smile on Monday morning.
It is rare for a disagreement to break out in our circle of friends.
WELLINGTON COUNTY - Over the course of a little more than a year, the Wellington Advertiser and North Wellington Community News have reported on several occasions that local health care facilities have been compelled to temporarily close vital departments.
Canadians are desperate for an adult in the room as the housing crisis drags on.
After Espanola, the next stop on a recent northern Ontario publisher tour was Little Current.
It would have been preferable to get into a conversation earlier, when the announcement was made, but deadlines get in the way of life.
The euphoria of winning an award at graduation ceremonies will have subsided, but the sense of accomplishment will last a lifetime.
With development comes change. Finally, tongue in cheek, things are looking up.
They used to call it writing. Now it is cursive and a source of conversation.
Canada Day seems a perfect time to reflect a bit on what truly is important if this country is to prosper and thrive.