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Thursday, December 2, 2021

COLUMN SIX: City mouse to country mouse

A converted city-slicker's ode to the rural life BY JANE BEDARD Special to the VOICE Three and half years ago, we transplanted from the thick, chunky stew...

Letters & Op-Ed, October 28 2020

Buy Niagara, buy fresh—but buyer beware Just over a week ago I purchased apples from the local Sobeys store believing my purchase would be crisp,...

Letters & Op-Ed, April 28 2021

Appreciates excellent vaccination procedure I want to give a huge shout-out to the Niagara Health System’s organization of giving out the vaccine. I got my...

FIRST PERSON | Niagara deserves better post-op treatment than this

Each week’s schedule is pretty much the same in our house—up early on Mondays and Tuesdays, sleep in a bit on Wednesdays. So it...

Letters & Op-Ed, July 21 2021

Excellent turnout for Library book sale We've just returned from the Pelham Library's book sale. A huge shout-out to all the volunteers who ran this...

Globe & Mail: We all lose when local news coverage goes dark

A timely article from columnist Elizabeth Renzetti: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/when-local-news-outlets-shutter-due-to-cuts-we-all-lose/article34549438/

Municipal money is in ever shorter supply

By JIM PITT SPECIAL TO THE VOICE The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) had their annual conference in Ottawa last week and Niagara seems to...

COLUMN SIX: Memento Mori

BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE It’s not that I’m afraid of death, wrote Woody Allen, I just don’t want to be there when it...

COMMENTARY: Informed and miserable, or ignorant and happy

Is it better to be knowledgeable but miserable or happy but ignorant? By DANIELLE PINE Special to the VOICE In today’s culture of mass shootings, government...

Letters & Op-Ed, December 2 2020

Vaccine optimism Where to start? There are more signs of progress in the fight against the dreaded coronavirus; however, we can’t let our guard down. Two...