In today’s provincial arena you “Wynne” some and you surely lose some and Niagara-south lost a little bit extra recently.
It is great that the government is planning to recognize those Canadian youngsters who flew the planes in the Battle of Britain. A new bar will be add ...
Wayne Gates is new to the council game but he works hard, asks questions and you could say he puts his money where his mouth is. Again, how rare is th ...
Perhaps we should have paid a lot more attention in kindergarten when the ABCs were offered for our edification. Who knew we wouldn’t stand a chanc ...
People with true leadership capability are hard to find. Paul Fell was such a man and he donated considerable time to his community and to people needing just a gentle push upward.
Ah, the good life . Why don’t we all strive to be appointed to the Senate? The sky is the limit for housing and expenses and the pay looks pretty good too (considering the work load). What do they do, these chosen folks whose opinions co ...
Have you reached the age when aches and pains decorate your life and you feel just a little bit mortal?
Never underestimate caucus solidarity. It kept Dalton McGuinty safely surrounded by “his people” through all kinds of miseries for nine long years.
Today six women lead Canadian provinces and territories. This is more than a crack in the glass ceiling. It is more like a big hole. And there is no end in sight since female students outnumber males in medical and law schools and in ma ...
Yes, we need to get the guns. But there is more to consider than the right to bear arms.
The word is Dalton McGuinty is not leaving us all by himself. Finance Minister Dwight Duncan, considered by many as the heir apparent, is departing as well.
Former Niagara Falls city councillor Volpatti recalls the days of the A and B teams – when city council answered to then-mayor Wayne Thomson and there was a visible council split. She sees a reincarnation at the regional level.
Shall we tally up and see what is gained and lost in health care as the result of years of study?
What an attractive route for all the garbage trucks and construction vehicles that have always travelled there. It is nice for us, too. But why?
Just imagine – Niagara Falls is on the books for a “next generation” hospital – pending approval from the Ministry of Health and from a cash-strapped provincial government.
The word on the street is that somebody is suggesting that all hospital foundations merge. Mike Somerville is retiring as the guiding presence in our local foundation, and he deserves applause.
Are taxpayers getting value from their elected folks? All of them? City council met once in July and not at all in August.