COMMENTARY: Please hear Hong Kong’s cry for help
STEVE BARTLETT: Check the source before believing what you read
Letter to the editor: Compassion by Clarenville vet and staff was appreciated
BRIAN LILLEY: Gun bans won’t work, let’s deal with the real issues
BRIAN LILLEY: Electric vehicle sales slump one year after subsidy cut
Letter to the editor: Unfortunate accident leads to kindness and generosity
CHRISTINA BLIZZARD: Boris Johnson controversial, but no buffoon
The first thing you need to know about Boris Johnson is that he is NOT a buffoon. Colourful, yes; controversial, absolutely. But comparisons to U.S. President Donald Trump and even former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford don’t hold water. Alexander ...
LETTER: Accuracy to the argument
Re: "Wood studs and wood chips – the rest of the story" published July 11. To the editor, Mr. Wilson must have access to logs unlike any we see here on the west coast. I have been involved with sawing logs for 50 years and have ...
LETTER: Striking the healthcare balance
I try to live a pretty healthy lifestyle. I exercise, eat healthy and do my best to make good choices. But, like many others, when life gets busy and I find myself needing a food fix, the best intentions too often go out the drive-thru ...
LETTER: One Patient One Record - Another Example of Government Mismanagement
There has been much discussion about the province transitioning all health records to a centralized system: “One Patient One Record” or “OPOR.” On a surface level, it makes sense. But, based on this government’s track ...
REFOCUS: Religious influence on gay conversion therapy; governments must listen
By Gerard Veldhoven Further to the federal Liberal government’s action not to ban gay conversion therapy, we keep hearing and reading about how this procedure is a mental health issue. That is partly the case, however, it all begins with ...
MARK TOWHEY: The space race — Sputnik to Apollo
“Beep… Beep… Beep…” Radios around the world picked up the steady pulse of a signal being broadcast from high overhead — where no aircraft could fly. It was October 1957, and the Soviet Union had just ...
Gold executives promise to 'stick to their knitting' and practice prudence as bullion prices soar
Peter Marrone, chairman of Toronto-based Yamana Gold Inc., isn’t betting that a bull run is just around the corner even as gold prices soar to their highest point in a half-decade. His cautious attitude about rising bullion prices is not ...
LETTER: Wood studs and wood chips – the rest of the story
RE: Wood studs under pricing pressure - June 22, 2019. Most of us understand that lumber products are a commodity needed more some times than at other times. As such, the price goes up and down with demand. This is why sawmills have to be always ...
ANTHONY FUREY: Maybe Canadian politicians should just lay low this summer
For the past few days political circles and talk radio have been unpacking a rude tirade by Ontario cabinet minister Lisa MacLeod aimed at Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk. MacLeod apparently approached Melnyk unprovoked at a Rolling Stones ...
EDITORIAL: The Liberals have problems with judicial independence
It’s not enough that politicians be clear of actual wrongdoing when it comes to misdeeds, such as corruption or improperly interfering with the justice system. They must be completely free of the perception that they have crossed these ...