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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Proceed with caution, After the aftermath, It's not in God's plan

Thursday, May 21, 2020

A number of years back (just under 10, actually) I started penning this column and, thanks to some co-workers, the name of 'Denny's Den' for this column space was born. I've written about this before...

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Given that Canada has a minority government, you'd think that the Liberals and the Conservatives would want to expand their support for the next election, but both seem stuck worrying about the supporters they already have.

Thursday, May 21, 2020

As we mourn the great Jerry Stiller, the comedian and actor who died last week at 92, it feels like it's time for a good, old-fashioned airing of grievances.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Saturday was a full day of work that saw us subdividing a rather long, narrow room into two more useful spaces with the erection of a false wall which, in turn, allowed us to put up numerous bookshelves.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Lost amid the dominance of COVID-19 news coverage, the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II almost slipped by unnoticed May 8, as did commemoration of the Canadian Army's liberation of Holland three days earlier.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Last week, residents throughout this community and all over Canada opened their mailboxes to find an unsolicited free copy of The Epoch Times, a publication few in Canada had likely ever heard of.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

A community's foundation, Staying in the game, Now isn't the time to quit

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Thursday, May 7, 2020

I know I don't have to tell most readers of The Citizen this, but community newspapers are the place to find out what's going on and the importance of that relationship with our local community is becoming more and more prevalent

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Everybody's had their routines disrupted by the social distancing required to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

In my professional life here at The Citizen, which is inching closer and closer to 15 years, I've always been mentored to avoid emotional extremes. In other words: don't get too high on the highs or too low on the lows.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

As the world navigates the tricky waters of the COVID-19 pandemic and there seems to be room for little else in the news cycle, Canadians may have missed a meaningful anniversary as one of the most selfless projects in the history of our country turned 40

Thursday, April 30, 2020

It's not that often that Monday morning rolls around and I can look back over a weekend and feel that I accomplished a lot, but, as I write this, there's a definite feeling of contentment attached to the last weekend of April.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

The world has totally changed for most of us since the pandemic hit. Take Councillor Rory Roper, for instance.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Leading the way, Another election's promise, We need to do better

Thursday, April 23, 2020

The past several issues of The Citizen, inclusive of this one, have focused on how people, groups and organizations in Huron County have made things work despite the pending threat of the COVID-19 pandemic

Thursday, April 23, 2020

We are living in unprecedented times and the oasis of life as we knew it is really starting to feel like a mirage on the horizon we just can't reach. With this in mind, it's important to have it your way as you quarantine at home alone or with your family

Thursday, April 23, 2020

After a half-century of sitting on more boards and committees than I can remember, I'm still amazed at how, when it comes to making decisions, two heads are better than one, and often 10 heads are better than two.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Inquire, enact change, Walking the walk, A border's a two-way street

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Pandemic playbook?, Lost time, found time, Avoid the cycle

Thursday, April 16, 2020

When this pandemic is over, everyone, from you and me to Prime Ministers and Premiers, is going to have learned that the world is a whole lot more complicated than we ever imagined.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

During some downtime last week I took the time to watch a few episodes of Chef's Table, a Netflix show about the world's best chefs and, predictably, it made me yearn for a long-forgotten world populated with travel, restaurants and time with friends.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

We really need a new metric to measure the important things in life. We have way too many situations measured by the number of deaths or deadly situations they cause and that way of keeping track seems to be a bit archaic.

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