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Friday, July 10, 2020

EDITORIAL: Pelham council needs to catch up with Pelham residents

If there’s anything that the last two weeks of missteps and miscalculations have conclusively demonstrated, it’s that Pelham Town councillors are tragically behind the...

COMMENTARY: Ontario schools—a proposal for fundamental reform

Full public funding of Catholic systems discriminatory, unnecessary As we enter 2020 in sanguine spirits, best to temper our optimism with some cold, hard pragmatism....

COLUMN SIX: The Fonthill of my mind

Reconciling the town I grew up in with the one I have returned to BY KATHRYN HRYCUSKO Special to the VOICE When I first moved away from...

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...

EDITORIAL: An overreaction that only raises more questions

What, exactly, is Pelham Town Hall worried that former Treasurer Cari Pupo will say? Pupo was dismissed in 2017, for reasons never made public,...

COLUMN SIX: The Kobe quandary

Celebrity, and mourning people we don't know I’m not an authority on celebrities, living or dead. I checked a list of the 50 “most famous”...

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...

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...

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...

EDITORIAL: Make masks mandatory

Niagara has flattened the curve. Until there's a vaccine or cure, let's keep it that way. Among the many things that Donald Trump has poisoned...