Do you hear it? – by Rev. Heather McCarrel

The wind whistles it, the leaves whisper it as they dance about, the creek babbles it, the red squirrels chattered it along with the...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “ON BEING THANKFUL”

I sometimes fear that Thanksgiving may suffer the same fate as other special days in our calendar—just another much-welcomed holiday, but with little connection...

A Kernel of Gratitude – by Rev. Heather McCarrel

Every year at Thanksgiving, whether there are only two around the table or twenty-two, each plate has 3 small kernels of un-popped colourful dried...

Eye care under OHIP has come to a halt

Letter to the Editor, On September 1st, Ontario optometrists were forced to make the difficult decision that they could no longer provide care for their...

The Fluttering of Wings

There are angels among us; I know this to be true because I have seen them. It wasn’t easy to make out their faces as...

Community Matters: October, 2021

“We're going to be in business for the next 50 years. The public needs to know that Bruce Power creates a multi-value product.” This was...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “JOURNEYING FROM CHILD TO ADULT”

Two years ago, our local high school morphed into a “Senior School.” I don’t mean that it became a place of academic learning for...

New Perspective: A Senior Moment – SUMMER LEFTOVERS on Grandparents’ Day

Our town was strangely quiet last Tuesday morning, that very unofficial first day of Autumn. Traffic is now relatively minimal; no longer the steady...

Remembering 20 years later – the day that changed the world

Today, September 11th, will forever be marked in the annals of time and the memories of many. It is the 20th anniversary of the horrendous...

The rowdy few are not the majority

To the Editor: I am dismayed, disgusted and completely flabbergasted after seeing anti-vaccine protesters outrageously targeting hospitals and medical care professionals, the very people who...