The straw men are back.
Life comes, life goes.
This week, some riffing on local advertising. For me, it’sa much more interesting zone since leaving it as a full-time gig six years ago.
If a majority of city councillors don't want to build a proposed, $120.5-million Barrie-Simcoe Emergency Services Campus, they should just say so.
Between tears and anger, I am reading this horror story about the nurse who killed eight frail, helpless old people in Ontario nursing homes.
It would appear that Mark Magner has not had to support himself or his family on a minimum wage.
Re: "The truth of the matter," letter to the editor, June 15
The Friends Of The Homeless are a group of people who care about our homeless who are struggling to survive in Barrie. Everyone needs at least one friend to help them through difficult times and we want to be that friend to the homeless.
Barrie is a wonderful place for a nice walk.
With our 150th birthday on the horizon, I scouted out the idea of going with a Top 10 Things I Love About Canada list.
By now, half of Barrie’s households should have received Alex Nuttall’s provocatively titled flier ‘Legal Weed’, asking the deceptive question, ‘Do you think marijuana should be legal?’
The World Wide Web made its debut in 1990 and it's still a relatively young technology. Perhaps that's why it still resembles the wild west, where anything and everything goes.
The math just doesn't work for a byelection in Barrie's Ward 6.
The Examiner’s editorial on the Liberals’ minimum-wage hike asserts that there are ‘no definitive answers’ about its effects.
On Friday, from my window at Bayshore Landing, I spotted a large tree floating in Kempenfelt Bay.
Few can fault the intent of Frank Madigan’s letter, but some of his statements require a response.
In recognition of Environment Week, I feel compelled to comment on a weekly challenge that frustrates me on a head- banging level.
When I first became politically aware, I noticed many pressing social problems: income inequality, housing shortages, urban sprawl, resource depletion, toxins in our air and water, and looming over it all, climate change due to burning fossil fuels.
Re-election dreams floating in the air