New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “WHEN PHILIA BECAME EROS”

I am displaying my rudimentary grasp of the Classical Greek language as an innovative introduction to the most tender love story I have ever...

UPDATE: NII Best Ever March Break Camp shifts to April

With the province’s announcement yesterday regarding March Break postponement, the Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII) has shifted its virtual 'Best Ever March Break Camp' to...

Unexpected delight – by Rev. Heather McCarrel

There are moments in life when the unexpected happens and we are taken by surprise.  Such moments as a fender bender, spilled coffee, or...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “SHE’S JUST SHY”

Labelling of children starts early. Over the years, I have frequently heard a parent hastily explain a little one’s awkward reticence to speak when...

Open-minded dialogue and spirit of good will can lead to the right decision for...

To the Editor: We're entering the second week of the stay at home order, and our Christmas celebrations, such as they were, seem far behind...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – When compassion replaces judgement

This past week has left me with a very heavy feeling, a sadness which could be linked to a Seasonal-Affective Disorder. “SAD” is a...

Labour opposed to Order of Ontario appointment for Mike Harris

To the Editor: If they ever existed, the ethical and moral standards associated with the Order of Ontario are now forever tarnished with the possible...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “THE EMPTY CHAIR”

Christmas dinner was being served as it always was---at a round, oak pedestal table in the spacious farm kitchen. Grandma and Gramps were beginning...

Young People Study the Proposed DGR

To the Editor: First off, I'd like to publicly acknowledge Principal Greg McLean of Sacred Heart elementary school in Teeswater.  A few weeks back, Mr....

When hope outweighs fear – make decisions based on hope and possibility

To the Editor: A wise man, Nelson Mandela, once said “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” That simple statement has been resonating with me...