New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “VERA LYNN: 1917-2020”

For a beleaguered British population, 1940 ushered in the darkest days of World War II. France had quickly surrendered to the relentless German blitzkrieg...

We need to own our own waste and deal with it says reader

To the Editor: Like many persons I too am deeply concerned about the long term management of nuclear waste.  In Ontario we have been making...

New Perspectives – Guest: Welcome to my Garden -‘Wrensong’

Welcome to my Garden by Jean MacGregor The birch is old and showing its age as it continues to preside over the garden, overseeing its evolution...

We have an obligation to support the DGR says reader

Dear Editor, I know a couple in Brockton, Charlie and Tessa (not their real names), who have chosen to permanently disconnect from the electricity grid.  For...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “American Dirt”

By fully extending her arm through the unguarded border wire, a desperate teenaged Honduran girl symbolically clutches a handful of soil from the US...

Site selection process for deep geological repository continues

Deep geological repositories (DGRs) have been determined as the safest method today to safely and securely manage used nuclear fuel. This approach is the culmination...

Community Matters: There’s strength in numbers

There’s strength in numbers. That has never been more evident than during this COVID-19 as we’ve experienced in our communities the heartwarming and impactful...

Music of all kinds is hard-hit by Covid-19

Choirs, musicians and artists in general are also having a difficult time during this Covid-19 pandemic. There are church choirs, children's choirs, community choirs and...

Free trade agreements saw manufacturing and jobs move out of Canada says Labour Council

Dear Editor; Forty years ago Canada’s labour movement warned of the dangers of unfettered corporate power and political influence. Along with partners in social responsibility...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “COMING OUT”

After weeks of struggling with self-doubts and fears, two days ago I finally decided to come out. Coming out was not an easy decision....