Sliding in unnoticed, Is anybody home?, The local level
We had quite a vigorous debate the other night at The Gentlemen's Club. To be fair, it was not an altogether sporting event at all, as the dozen or so Grey folks...
It's a long way from a small Huron County farm to being the federal Minister of Agriculture, but that was the journey that Robert Weir took.
Just recently, one of the world's foremost dirtbags, Alex Jones, received his comeuppance after years of outright lies through Infowars, his website that's famed for pushing fake news and conspiracy theories.
Last Friday, I sat in my den wrapped in every blanket in the house because that seemed to be the only way to fight off the preternatural chill that had set into my bones.
It's a stressful time to live in, where even certainties, like black being black and up being up, seem up for debate.
Relegated... but to where?, Getting to know you, Cash or charge?
Those few friends I have (and the multitude who would never admit to knowing me in public) have no doubt heard of the heartbreaking news about my chicken flock.
One of the quotations flashed on the screen over the course of the film The Big Short, attributed to Mark Twain, reads: "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
As I was reading through some news stories this week about former United States President Donald Trump, I looked back on the past with nostalgia when editorial professionals would only rarely have to qualify...
Recently there was a discussion at a meeting of the local board of directors I sit on, about how to get more information to the public regarding the work we do.
Money talks, board walks, In case of emergency..., What being a councillor means
With the mere flick of the wrist, one can turn on a tap and be rewarded with a stream of clear water, either hot or cold. This simple action in today's world would be thought of as nothing less than a miracle by the early settlers of this area.
Being as how silly season is now in full swing, I covered the town council nominations meeting held in Brussels the other night.
Every four years, The Citizen does its best to inform its dear readers ahead of the year's municipal election. By way of candidate profiles, all-candidates meeting coverage...
News broke earlier this week that Donald Trump, in a 29-page filing, is suing CNN for nearly half a billion dollars for libel and slander claims, saying that the news network had defamed him...
It's strange, but perhaps not surprising, that the choice of municipal councilors who make some of the decisions that have the biggest effect on our lives, has among the lowest participation of any election.
The first draft of history, Much ado about nothing, Get informed and get voting
For the longest time, Jess and I lived the dream of first-time, often overprotective parents due to a combination of our personal choices and the pandemic.
Stop me if you've heard this before, but every week I spend a bit of time scanning The Citizen and taking in news from other sources to suggest topics for the editorial board on the page just to the left of this one.
The Queen's funeral observation, which lasted more than a week, was momentous enough to get me thinking about how much our world has changed during her 70 years on the throne.
Time to be a leader, sign of the times?, To what end?
It has been a good summer for the gardeners. Of course, mine always excels. I expect it's because of my most diligent studies of the lunar system, the tides and the effects of the moon on a man's mentality.
The world this week as viewed by The Citizen's editorial board.