This is it, the apex of summer.
As has likely been mentioned in this space at some point, I’m a confirmed newspaper junkie.
Lionel Strang was 60, self-employed in a partnership with his wife, Anne, and looking down the pipe to semi-retirement.
I have lived in Barrie for most of my life.
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.
Times have changed.
Throughout 2017, we are celebrating Canada's 150th in a variety of ways, recognizing the diverse narratives that comprise this period of our national history.
Sir John A. Macdonald was not only the country’s first prime minister; he was also the last premier of Canada West, what Ontario was called before Confederation.
Which Bob Dylan will play at Barrie Molson Centre Sunday night?
Progressive Conservative MPPs recently asked Ontarians to speak out against our government’s plan to create fairer workplaces and better jobs.
Happy birthday, Canada!
It’s a week for wishes and, sadly, condolences.
The 150th anniversary of Confederation is a pivotal milestone for our nation.
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.
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.
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.
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.