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Saturday, September 25, 2021

YEAR IN REVIEW | Voices in the Voice

Earlier this month, the Voice invited a selection of community members to contribute their thoughts about the unparalleled year now coming to a close....

PEOPLE & POLITICS | The pandemic and the provincial auditor

Ontario’s auditor general is currently in a dispute with the provincial government over a report on the government’s response to the pandemic. The auditor...

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...

Letters & Op-Ed, November 18 2020

Those who wish to learn will find a way Reading the Globe and Mail online last week, one paragraph jumped out at me, practically smacking...

COMMENTARY | Ford needs to act, Oosterhoff needs to go

It seems like just yesterday that Premier Doug Ford was calling partygoers, “A few fries short of a happy meal.” Now, when the partygoer is...

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, October 14 2020

Names Matter...but not more than our collective health What a difference in two weeks! Now we are in a second wave of Covid 19. Our...

COMMENTARY | Separating the giving of thanks from Thanksgiving propaganda

In our house, Thanksgiving is something that happens often. It is a practice of the Oneida people to offer thanks frequently in the form...

COMMENTARY | By-election 2020: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Elections—especially local elections— are the closest equivalent to catnip for journalists. They have definite beginnings, middles, and ends. They are long enough to see...

COMMENTARY | At race’s end: My take on the Ward 1 candidates

I doubt many of the residents of Ward 1 had the privilege of sitting down for half an hour with each of the candidates...