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From The Leader’s Newsroom

December 21, 2016 Editor

With Christmas just days away, it seems like a good time to focus on who we think should definitely be on Santa’s ‘nice’ list, this year. There are many individuals, businesses, and groups that commit […]

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Editorial: Voting considerations

December 14, 2016 Editor

Last week, South Dundas council decided that they are going to be followers rather than leaders when it comes to the ranked ballot voting option now permitted in 2018 under changes to the  Municipal Elections […]

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This Week in Queen’s Park

December 14, 2016 Editor

TORONTO — The Legislature was very busy this week as the session wrapped up. On Monday, we debated many Bills including Bill 47 and Bill 34, which have attracted attention across the Province. Bill 34 […]

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Editorial: Focus on the issue

December 7, 2016 Editor

It is easy to blame Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne and her party for the mess we’re in with rural education. They are the ones who cut the funding top-up to rural schools, and set the […]

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Editorial: Spread Christmas magic

November 30, 2016 Editor

Tomorrow is the first day of December and, snow or no snow, we are entering the Christmas season going full steam ahead. Some people love the hustle and bustle of Christmas, and some people don’t. […]

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Credibility of Government Once Again at Stake

November 30, 2016 Editor

The alleged bribery investigation surrounding the Sudbury by-election reignited earlier this month with furor. Pat Sorbara, the former deputy chief of staff to Premier Wynne and Gerry Lougheed Jr, a political operative and fundraiser in […]

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Editorial: Are you listening now?

November 23, 2016 Editor

This week, Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne admitted that the high electricity prices users face were her mistake. The rare admission of fault happens just after the results of two by-elections, and  hitting the halfway point […]

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Editorial: Do we have enough say

November 16, 2016 Editor

It is oft said that during the election season in the United States you get to vote for everyone from President to the local dog catcher. While that may seem a bit like overkill, the […]

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Gibberish: Just remember…

November 9, 2016 Editor

“Is it sunny today? Then we’ve got time for a workout.” “The boss closed the office for the morning. Maybe we can get a little shopping done: Christmas is coming after all.” “Well, frankly, those […]