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Monday, December 5, 2022

COMMON DECENCY | Bearing bereavement

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to people considering mortality in a way they’ve seldom done before, which makes the timing of Richard Coles’ recent...

Letters & Op-Ed, November 16 2022

Call Short Hills deer hunt what it is Using the term “harvest” is just linguistic trickery. It’s just another level of duplicity used to get...

PEOPLE AND POLITICS | Welcome to Town Hall, Part 1: The Good News

The Town of Pelham has a new Town Council. This is the time when members of council feel pride at having been elected, and...

Letters & Op-Ed, November 9 2022

Lest We Forget Do you know where this quote comes from? I am first-generation Canadian. I have heard about war since I was a little...

COMMON DECENCY | Tunnel of hatred and cruelty leads to loss of self

I’m not a fan of Jordan Peterson. I’ve always found his views to be surprisingly disappointing and sometimes downright harmful. Put simply, I just...

Letters & Op-Ed, November 2 2022

Disappointed with turnout As a relatively new resident to the Pelham area, can I state how very disappointed I am with the woefully low turnout...

As the dust settles, candidates on their campaigns

Mayor Marvin Junkin I would like to thank the residents of Pelham for allowing me the privilege of being your mayor for another term. Being...

COMMON DECENCY | We must not avert our eyes from the poor and marginalized

In a way I’ve been working on the front lines of poverty, pain suffering, and deprivation for some five years now. First as someone...

Letters & Op-Ed, October 26 2022

Keep the farm animals on the farms When the ducks arrived on the street there were four, now there are six. If ducks are anything...

COMMON DECENCY | Christian nationalists, a toxic brew of the hateful and the extreme

There’s so very much about the rise of the new right in Canada that is deeply troubling, and should be so to traditional conservatives...