Today's date: Tuesday July 17, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 28
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Lunch with a friend

by Dave Adsett

It’s something we hope to do more often – breaking bread with a friend or colleague.

Often times, business-type lunch dates can turn into friendships over time.

Along with pleasantries and checking up on each other families, talk often turns to current events. There certainly are enough political or business situations to discuss that topics are never in short supply.

Very recently, however, we find ourselves talking more and more about senior issues.

It could be a function of age, or time in life, but many friends are struggling with what to do about their senior relative’s declining health. Health for a senior encompasses ...

July 13, 2018

Deal me out

by Patrick Raftis

There was a time someone with a “government contract” could be fairly certain they were going to get paid, receive ...

Tough decisions ahead

by Dave Adsett

For over a decade local councils have been prodded and cajoled by the public about rising taxes.

Increasing residential growth brings ...

Doors open

by Dave Adsett

Since 2002, significant buildings in communities have opened their doors in North America.

Centre Wellington has been part of the Doors ...

Wishful thinking

by Patrick Raftis

Late in the 1990s, when the hospital in Walkerton was threatened with closure under the pressure of Mike Harris’ cuts ...

Rejuvenation celebration

by Dave Adsett

Each room opened up like a page in a book, inviting visitors to explore further and wonder at the world ...

A dopey idea

by Patrick Raftis

It’s interesting that even as a group of investors is floating the idea of a full-scale cannabis production facility in ...

Time to move on

by Dave Adsett

Ontario now has a chance at a fresh start.

The routing of the Kathleen Wynne Liberals was so severe that they ...

Time to talk

by Patrick Raftis

Despite the efforts of community groups, government and social agencies in recent years to help society move past the stigma ...

Scams and despicable people

by Dave Adsett

Over a month ago we ran an ad looking for a caregiver. It turned out to be a scam.

Although we ...



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Dave Adsett: Lunch with a friend

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