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Saturday, October 16, 2021

COMMENTARY | Stewart-Haun motion unwarranted and ill-advised

BY DIANA HUSON Niagara Regional Councillor A motion before Pelham Town Council this Monday called for the Regional Chair to request Niagara to be exempted from...

Letters & Op-Ed, April 21 2021

Stupid is as stupid does I once held the conviction that I should not label people who disagree with me on topics such as politics...

PEOPLE & POLITICS | Freedom (and responsibility) of expression

Section 2 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms says that everyone has “freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of...

Letters & Op-Ed | March 31 2021

The vaccine and social media responsibility On Monday, December 14th, 2020, Canada started the journey towards the light at the end of the tunnel—the first...

COMMENTARY / OP-ED | No time to let up against COVID—We’re almost there

Dr. Mustafa Hirji Niagara Acting Medical Officer of Health This month marks one year since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared and upended our lives. And we...

Letters & Op-Ed | March 24 2021

Surviving COVID—“a weakness like I've never known” I’d like to begin this by saying that I’m both thankful and full of thanks. I have just...

PEOPLE & POLITICS | Climate change and land-use planning in Niagara

Climate change and COVID-19 are likely the two biggest challenges that our generation will face. We responded to COVID at warp speed because we...

Letters & Op-Ed, March 17 2021

Asks what happened to pot odour enforcement I would have thought I would have seen a story about the high smell of weed here. It...

Letters & Op-Ed, March 3 2021

Get kids on entrepreneurial track—minus a map At a recent council meeting, I had a chance to make a comment on recent changes to the...