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Warm support for the vulnerable this winter

Warm support for the vulnerable this winter

As the snow blanketed the community and temperatures reached below 30, I often thought about those who are less fortunate and don’t have access to basic necessities. But through community support, vulnerable people have had safe places to turn to.
A world with no journalism

A world with no journalism

I understand that we live in a time of great polarization and in what many consider a ‘Post-truth Era.’ I hope one day soon we come to realize the value of our local newspapers before we reach a time where there is no one left to cover our towns and districts.
Stand on guard for thee

Stand on guard for thee

Waving flags and shouting pride for Canada
I may not agree with you, so?

I may not agree with you, so?

Allowing room for a plurality of voices and expressions is far better than shying away from hard topics where one idea may remain dominant and absolute.
OPINION — Culture from the cultural side of things

OPINION — Culture from the cultural side of things

The words ‘multicultural’ and ‘melting pot’ are often used to describe the diverse and unique cultures in our communities.
Banking on the new year... quickly

Banking on the new year... quickly

Want to have input on $55 billion budget? You have days
Was that cold enough for you?

Was that cold enough for you?

If that’s global warming, I want to return it to sender.
I have a question. Maybe a few

I have a question. Maybe a few

I'm not second-guessing science or reading the writing on the wall and then saying it's fake news. But I'll tell ya – I've got a few questions about COVID.
Here it comes again

Here it comes again

Another year of the same
It's time to stop avoiding your doctor

It's time to stop avoiding your doctor

When a mysterious bump formed along by gumline, seemingly out of nowhere, I assumed it would go away in a week or so, but the bump continued to grow...