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Friday, September 30, 2022

COMMON DECENCY | 43 Group fought fire with fire to avoid greater conflagration

For a column that is essentially about my late father, it might seem slightly odd to begin with a blunt political statement. But here...

Letters & Op-Ed, July 20 2022

Kudos to Welland Hospital ER Saturday, after going to a Pelham walk-in clinic (online hours differed from note on the door), then a Seaway Mall...

COMMON DECENCY | On the brink of conservatism that’s divorced from facts

Political conservatism has come a long way. But in the spirit of the word and the ideology, that doesn’t signify progress. In fact, the...

COMMON DECENCY | Compassion, not ideology, for assisted dying

A recent survey revealed that the majority of people believe in a controlled, supervised, and extremely limited form of assisted dying for those who...

Letters & Op-Ed, July 13 2022

There’s nothing wrong with sharing the wealth I found it difficult to understand why Andrew Watts would get bent out of shape with the...

EDITORIAL | Time to end the turbulence at the NCDRA

With respect to vision and governance, the Niagara Central Dorothy Rungeling Airport (NCDRA), a.k.a. Pelham’s aerodrome along River Road, is a bit of a...

COMMON DECENCY | The curtains may draw, but the magic never ends

When my daughter Lucy was a tiny child, just turned four years old, I took her to see The Nutcracker, in Toronto, that annual...

Letters & Op-Ed, July 6 2022

New Arches present a rainbow of opportunities There are now so many towns that have Rainbow crosswalks. In the Town of Pelham we have four...

Letters & Op-Ed, June 29 2022

Kore, Haun owe Mayor an apology I could not believe what I witnessed while watching last week’s Town Council meeting this weekend on YouTube. Councillor...

COMMON DECENCY | Belated but beloved understanding

Recently we celebrated Father’s Day. I’m the father of four, and only after I became a dad did I understand my own father. Oh,...