Opinion Column

PAPER VIEW: Ad with that?

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.


Single approach: ROOT ISSUES

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.

Eye-opener: PAPER VIEW

One of the more interesting gigs I’ve ever played was last Friday night at the Canadian Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life at Mapleview Community Church in Barrie.

Alex Nuttall

New Horizons for Seniors: NUTTALL

Canada is strongest when all of its citizens are given the chance to access opportunities, contribute to society, and have the chance to reach their full potential in a fair and welcoming environment.

Truth in advertising

Today we will be discussing the very slim possibility that ad agencies, on rare occasions, may tell fibs.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the US Coast Guard Academy Commencement Ceremony in New London, Connecticut, May 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEBSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Trump's sharing of intel with Russians a disaster

The president of the United States is very powerful. The so-called leader of the free world has a lot of influence and a great deal of leeway in deciding what to say and do. Donald Trump is exercising this freedom to the max.

U.S. President Donald Trump returns to the White House, on May 17, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump's dysfunction cannot be contained

All the talk of special prosecutors and the like will not bring the man to book. No amount of dysfunction in the White House will make it stop until early 2019 at best, even though a great deal of damage will have been done by then.

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