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Thursday, April 9, 2020

At the future date of 2516, at an archeological dig in an ancient landfill site near Brussels, Ont., researchers unearthed an important artifact which increased understanding...

Thursday, April 9, 2020

For weeks we've been inundated with the suggestion that those of us who can stay at home as much as we can to fight the COVID-19 pandemic

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Over the past two weeks I've written my sad column about COVID-19 and my positive column about the virus -- now it's time for my angry column and a little reminder to people that it's not all about them.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

The bright side, True leadership, Just the facts ma'am

Thursday, April 2, 2020

There won't be any sugarcoating here: these past couple of weeks have been some of the most draining since I started at The Citizen.

In the Jan. 16, 2020 issue of The Citizen, I wrote my column under this same headline and it was a rally call to be positive in the face of challenges like uncivilized politics and impending climate change.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Our governments are throwing a mind-boggling amount of money at the health and economic crises caused by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic but when it's finally all over,  will we learn lessons from it all -- and remember them?

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Social Solidarity, One Big Ecosystem, Reaching the Unreachable

Thursday, March 26, 2020

As serious as it gets, Leading a horse to water and We're all in this together

Thursday, March 26, 2020

There's no better way to feel young than to take a seat at a Huron County Council meeting and listen to the old white men discuss the future of Huron County.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Hopefully, years from now, observers will note that while the COVID-19 pandemic caused illness, death and economic devastation, it also changed society -- for the better.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

One picture has stuck with me since I first saw it back in 2018. Taken by a photographer named Jessica Roy, it showed a pair of Capital Gazette journalists working on laptops in a parking lot to finish the following day's paper unsure...

Thursday, March 19, 2020

In this year's Salute to Agriculture, I wrote a story in which Dave Pullen expressed his amazement at how much can grow in one lifetime; from freshly-planted trees to a full forest in one lifetime. In recent days, we've seen how much can change

Thursday, March 19, 2020

For most Canadians, the recent wild roller coaster ride of world stock markets' panicky reaction to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic seemed like something to be watched from afar. After all, we're not playing the markets. Oh yeah?

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Sometimes you see something so absolutely stupid that you just want to call someone a dummy as you slap them upside the head. Unfortunately, the world's moved on from such justified actions and now requires you to be polite about it and not smack them

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Last week, Navdeep Bains, the federal Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry issued an ultimatum to Canada's big three wireless providers -- Bell, Telus and Rogers -- to cut prices by 25 per cent or the government will do it for them.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Canadians are pretty cynical about our system of government. It's only when we look at the rest of the world that we realize how good we have it.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

He's the tough guy who always backs down. The man who cuts to the bone but still increases spending. The print magnate who can't produce a sticker. The guy who pledged to "stop the gravy train" with plush jobs for his friends.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

In recent months I've noticed that socialism, the practice of a community regulating itself through a government and providing for all of its citizens, is getting a bad rap that it doesn't necessarily deserve.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The polarization that's dividing the rest of the world seems to have infected Canada in recent weeks, leaving us in a situation where compromise is seen as a moral failing.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

When Jess and I got married back in 2017, I filled out the application for the marriage licence, while she took care of the marriage certificate after our wedding.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Last week's Huron East Council budget deliberations served as a stark reminder that decisions made in one year can affect the municipality for years to come.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Sing it with me folks: "Hello out there, we're on the air, it's 'Hockey Night' tonight, tension grows, the whistle blows and the puck goes down the ice."

Thursday, February 27, 2020

The other day, a friend and I were agreeing that the fact that a tiny group of the very rich control so much of the wealth was a big problem -- we only disagreed how this problem was created in the first place.

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