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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

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,...

COLUMN SIX: In Portugal, Death tempts with embrace

Who let the reaper in? If I should ever die—God forbid—I’d rather not know about it. Death and public speaking, both very scary. I don’t remember...

COMMENTARY: At Regional Council, opportunistic leaks must stop

By DIANA HUSON Niagara Regional Councillor Over the past two weeks, confidential information from our in-camera meetings at Niagara Regional Council were leaked to the press,...

COLUMN SIX: O Ye of Little Faith

The Church of what, now? The Church of Atheism is an oxymoron. Like negative growth, or a conspicuous absence, or a working vacation. I’m not saying...

COLUMN SIX: Road rage lite in our fair town

Enough with tailgating twits in their BMWs and minivans I’m sitting in the passenger seat while my son is learning to drive. He is doing...

COLUMN SIX: Colon cancer

Who, me? No way. This is my story. I make no apologies for my words or the contents. My facts are not gory or gruesome,...