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‘It’s only ten bucks’

by Dave Adsett

The thing about ten bucks is if you have it, it isn’t worth a whole lot. If you don’t have ten bucks and desperately need it, it feels like it might as well be ten thousand.

Everything about money amounts to perspective.

Unfortunately, a rising number of Canadians find themselves in tighter financial circumstances amidst a growing disparity of haves and have nots. One wrong move, a dose of bad luck or an unexpected expense is enough to throw a household into panic mode.

Surveys conducted by Ipsos for insolvency firm MNP Ltd concluded almost half of Canadians are $200 from insolvency, as ...

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Hockey night in Eramosa

by Dave Adsett

The farmhouse has turned into a hockey war zone. Sticks and nets and pucks, you name it - hockey fever ...

Curious times

by Patrick Raftis

We live in curious and contradictory times.

Just as inhalation of the fumes of the long-forbidden cannabis plant is being legalized ...

Figuring it out

by Dave Adsett

It’s been a bit of a struggle this week, trying to figure out how governments big and small decide their ...

Who voted for this?

by Patrick Raftis

Lately, it seems, the premier nobody wanted spends a lot of time solving problems that exist, if at all, pretty ...

#Everyone’s a critic

by Patrick Raftis

Premier Doug Ford apparently feels mainstream journalists have become irrelevant because he can speak directly to Ontarians through social media.

Speaking ...

A little competition

by Patrick Raftis

To the average citizen who struggles to keep up with home and auto insurance rates, the amount it costs to ...

Standing up for others

by Dave Adsett

Late last month a trio took advantage of an elderly person in town by stealing her bank card and PIN ...

#Everyone’s a critic

by Patrick Raftis

Premier Doug Ford apparently feels mainstream journalists have become irrelevant because he can speak directly to Ontarians through social media. ...

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