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Thursday, December 2, 2021

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...

Pelham mayor responds to twin investigation results

Editor’s note: Over the weekend, the Voice reached out to Pelham Town Council, Pelham CAO David Cribbs, and Pelham Mayor Marvin Junkin for comment...

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...

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,...

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,...

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....