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Sunday, August 9, 2020

EDITORIAL: Back in the black, and loving it

Amid the recent chaos on Council—Ron Kore’s conduct while visibly ill, Lisa Haun’s muzzling meltdown—it is nice to report some good news for a...

EDITORIAL: The Gang That Couldn’t Think Straight

Two weeks ago marked a low point for a member of Pelham Town Council, with Councillor Ron Kore making national news for his continued...

Good people can do bad things

The most honourable admit their errors, and express regret OPINION DAVE BURKET Voice Publisher I liked Ron Kore from the moment I met him, a bit over a...

Mike Ciolfi, one in a million

Publisher's Corner April 15, 2020 Take it from someone who has spent more time around local politicians than is healthy for anybody—Mike Ciolfi was one in...

Welland: Message from the Mayor

Frank Campion on Covid-19 As the long weekend approaches and the spring weather has arrived, it is hard for all of us to follow the...

EDITORIAL: Gary Accursi is (partly) right

Politeness, deference to expertise, is sorely needed It will be tempting for many residents to dismiss former Pelham Town Councillor Gary Accursi’s critical letter to...

OPINION: Welland Mayor Frank Campion on COVID-19

BY FRANK CAMPION I want to take this opportunity to thank the large majority of Welland residents who are doing their part to stop the...

OPINION: Going viral on our own devices

Today I ventured outside and drove through an empty town to buy a few groceries and some wine. It looked like it would at...

Prudence, not panic

    LAST SATURDAY, as news of various Niagara closures started rolling in, my wife, Yasmin, and I took the dog for a walk around our...

OPINION: Library so much more than books

BY CATHY BAILLIE For as long as I can remember, libraries have always been my safe place. A place to turn off the outside world,...