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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Our love and protection are the greatest gifts we can give to those we care about. This holiday season, please consider showing your love by giving gifts that help promote safety and prevent injury.
As Fall Prevention Month winds down, this is a final call for advocacy, both environmental and personal, to take action to avoid injuries from falls.
The motto says it all "It takes a community to prevent a fall: We all have a role to play". Welcome to the third article in the Fall Prevention Month series.
Health Care Workers play a crucial role in preventing falls with older adults. Regardless of your work setting or health care designation, there is much to be gained by joining the Fall Prevention Community of Practice...
November is Fall Prevention Month and The Citizen's community is lucky to have one of the country's foremost experts in the field living in its midst.
With the federal election campaign officially beginning last week, you owe it to yourself and your country to vote, of course, and to ensure you make an informed decision about who you want to lead Canada into what is sure to be a tumultuous...
While the Canadian media, in months past, searched hard for scandals to embarrass the government, it paid scant attention to a real scandal the 1,500 tonnes of Canadian garbage that has been rotting in Manila, Philippines since 2014.
One of my favourite television shows is the now-discontinued medical comedy Scrubs. I enjoyed it since it first came on the air in October, 2001 right through to its eight season (though it went to nine).
Change is inevitable. I m nowhere near the first person to say that but it is truly a fact of life. And, as they say, you can either change with the times or get out of the way those are your two options.
I got into a bit of discussion with some people recently who apparently thought I was a Liberal or NDP supporter. I politely told them I m not, I m a journalist and that means, outside of when I mark my own personal voting ballot, I m impartial.
Personal experiences and interactions are the core of how we become the people we are. When we meet someone face to face, when we go somewhere and feel its ground under our feet, when we have to make a choice devoid of options, it changes you.
The ongoing rancorous debate over the Ontario government s budget demonstrates once again that everybody wants something from government they just don t want to pay for it.
Easter has always been the poor cousin of Christmas when it comes to holidays, but during my lifetime, it has faded even farther into the background.
For all the acres of newsprint that have been covered by ink with facts and speculation about the SNC-Lavalin controversy, for all the hours of television air time used up by talking heads giving their opinions, how you feel about the situation...
In the acclaimed show Mad Men, all about the advertising industry in the 1960s and 1970s, there is a scene where protagonist and advertising guru Donald Draper is interviewing a potential copywriter and, as Draper flips through...