Jim McDonell: This Week at Queen’s Park

October 20, 2017 Editor

The Auditor-General delivered a scathing report this week on the government’s management of the so-called Fair Hydro Plan. As the independent officer pointed out earlier, the plan simply borrows billions of dollars to buy a […]


Editorial: Eggs for all baskets

October 19, 2017 Editor

Social media contests are fun and popular. The latest social media campaign making the rounds is one that has really struck a chord with this community, despite the unusual nature of the prize. The top […]


Editorial: No more wishes

October 12, 2017 Editor

As The Leader goes to print, Sears Canada is before the bankruptcy court applying to liquidate its remaining stores across the country. The retailer has been under creditor protection since June. Since that time, 59 […]


Editorial: Giving thanks

October 5, 2017 Editor

It’s been a really tough week, hasn’t it? Look at the news: a vicious mass shooting in Las Vegas, an attempted terrorist attack in Edmonton, vile threats and counter threats over Korea, thousands upon thousands […]


Editorial: One year later

September 28, 2017 Editor

It is hard to believe that just one year ago, the community in South Dundas embarked on a seven month roller coaster courtesy of the Upper Canada District School Board. That roller coaster began with […]


Editorial: Tip of the iceberg?

September 21, 2017 Editor

Is the emergency closure of County Road 4/Lakeshore Drive last week due to a sinkhole the tip of the iceberg? Is it wise for South Dundas to assume ownership of this counties road in the […]


Editorial: Pot plans for Ontario

September 14, 2017 Editor

The province of Ontario announced their plan September 8th to manage the federal legalization of cannabis. The federal government plans to legalize the substance July 1, 2018. Ontario’s plan includes setting the minimum age for […]