September 13, 2021 – We don’t live in the wacky US of A. Here in Canada we have socialized medicine. We also have a bunch of disgusting anti vax protesters who are gaining attention by protesting at hospitals. The very places many of them will need as they get sickContinue Reading

MAY 30, 2021 – The Habs allowed 2500 rabid fans to attend game six of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs which was a cathartic celebration for those who have endured the Covid-19 Pandemic, but it wasn’t a high risk US style move. It was a reward forContinue Reading

APRIL 9, 2021 – During the evening of April 8, 2021, members from the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended a large gathering outside of a business on Clothier Street East, in the Municipality of North Grenville. The OPP received numerous requests to attend the area,Continue Reading

March 31, 2021 – One would think after a year of a world wide pandemic that best practices would be the rule of the day for the largest province in Canada. Sadly we have failed, and that failure starts at the top. Too many rules without enforcement send the wrongContinue Reading

JANUARY 31, 2021 – Are Ontario’s rural doctors the forgotten victims of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout? It’s a question that health care workers who serve significant communities north of the GTA and 401-corridor ask themselves as the months tick by and the number of cases and outbreaks swell. For theseContinue Reading

JANUARY 24, 2021 – Anyone following the tragic deaths in our long-term care homes knows that this sector of our province has been largely ignored over time by both the present Ontario government and previous ones. Out of sight out of mind would be a good description- until of courseContinue Reading

DECEMBER 30, 2020 – Premier Doug Ford likes to portray himself as a “friend”. While he’s done some good work during Covid, he has failed the province dramatically by simply not putting the right people in charge to deal with the pandemic. Chiefly, his Minister of Health, Christine Elliot. Covid-19Continue Reading

NOVEMBER 13, 2020 – It’s like telling a kid that if they don’t do what you tell them ABSOLUTELY nothing will be done to them. A stern looking Premier Ford and a scared in the headlights Christine Elliot finished their live press conference. There was much rending of garments, warnings,Continue Reading

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NOVEMBER 13, 2020 – As we see COVID-19 numbers starting to spike with a long Winter ahead it’s time for the Ford Government to truly govern this pandemic. Some problems you can write a cheque to fix. Healthcare staff are limited. We only have so many and can only addContinue Reading

AUGUST 7, 2020 – Premier Doug Ford and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued the following statement on the U.S.-imposed tariffs on Canadian aluminum imports: “We are disappointed that the U.S. has re-imposed tariffs on imports of aluminum products from Canada, particularly at a timeContinue Reading

JULY 14, 2020 – As I sit here I fear for my community. I fear that our leadership is failing again by not clearly mandating the wearing of masks and not enforcing what laws and rules are in place. That’s not a mix for success and it doesn’t make senseContinue Reading

APRIL 20, 2020 – It’s boggling that an entity that is supposed to serve public health is boycotting this newspaper and refusing to release info that supposedly is meant to save and protect lives. That’s exactly what Dr. Paul Roumeliotis is doing. While many can understand that people don’t likeContinue Reading

New Measures to Further Protect the Health and Safety of the People of Ontario TORONTO — To further contain the spread of COVID-19, the Ontario Government will order the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces effective as of Tuesday, March 24th at 11:59 p.m. This closure will be in effectContinue Reading