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Alex Got Lost: Bad Weather Blues

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Alexander Leach, Editor I hate this time of year. I was probably born in the wrong country if I hated snow and the cold, but I...

Alex Has Opinions: Climate Change Makes Everything Worse

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Alexander Leach, Editor I still have a sign from when I joined a protest over climate change, on the corner of Pembroke Street back in...

Alex Has Opinions: Christmas In Pandemic

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Christmas is a bit different this year, and we all know it. We've just spent nine months in the worst pandemic many of us have...

Alex Has Opinions: Remembrance Day and the Fading of Memory

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Remembrance Day, for me, has always been more of a tradition with less and less attachment to to the present. With Covid-19 restrictions forbidding the...

Alex Has Opinions: School and COVID-19 in the Whitewater Region

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Alexander Leach, EditorOpinion School has begun, and it’s already a disaster. Fellowes High School has already been closed, with one of its teachers testing positive for...

Opinion on conspiracy theories, social media

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WHITEWATER REGION (LaPasse) — Conspiracy theories! Jonathan Cainer once said, “Why do we love the idea that people might be secretly working together to...

Who is in charge of agricultural policy?

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By Cam GoffVice President of Policy for the National Farmers Union  While harvest will take top billing in farmers’ minds as we put in the...

Editoral: Have some respect

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Drive throughout Ontario, and there’s no way you are going to miss any of the municipal election signs. Vote for this candidate for reeve, mayor,...

Nuclear waste should be a concern

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By Johanna Echlin Old Fort William Cottagers’ Association   CHALK RIVER -- Approximately 200 km upstream of Ottawa is Chalk River Laboratories, a research facility that has been...

Farmers lose with approval of Bayer acquisition of Monsanto, says NFU

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The National Farmers Union (NFU), along with farm organizations around the world, oppose decision made by Canada’s Competition Bureau approving Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto...