Opinion

LETTER: Reinstate grants

As thrilled as many of us are to see the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) rule in favour of Burl's Creek, there is still a feeling of regret that it took as long as it did to issue the decision. We were very confident that the OMB would follow the wishes of most of the community and issue their approval. Had it been issued even a few days earlier, it

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On to greener pastures – finally

In the end, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) got it right. But the lengthy, costly process that finally concluded Friday with a decision that allows Burl’s Creek to host large-scale concerts at its Oro-Medonte venue is a stark example of why the provincial entity is being overhauled.

Readers react to letter: LETTERS

I am wondering where journalistic integrity is when a trite letter to the editor such as this, rife with inaccuracies and outright fallacies, is allowed to be published.

LETTER: Settlement unsettling

Justin Trudeau is not even halfway through his first mandate and continues to make make the kind of grievous decisions that will almost surely guarantee he will never see a second term as PM.

LETTER: Break on hydro bills

When we introduced Ontario's Fair Hydro Plan in March, our government committed to fundamentally restructuring the system to deliver the biggest cut to electricity rates in Ontario's history.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. (REUTERS/KCNA/Files)

Pondering a few existential issues

This week, some riffing on a few recent news items, one of which involves an unsavoury ICBM stew that could boil over to a temperature no one wants to endure.

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