councilpeterreid- by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor

They're not sexy and they feel kind of clumsy, but the processes of democracy are what makes it...well...democratic.

For most of the past year, a number of members of the Owen Sound Downtown Improvement Area (DIA) have asked me to look into a variety of concerns. I put them in the pile and other things kept getting to the top first....

cityhall-feature- by Danielle Klooster
Ever wonder what motivates a person to run for municipal council?

In many communities this year, there are high numbers of candidates for council, as well as many mayoral hopefuls. But it seems that with every election, I repeatedly hear the same misguided and even mendacious rationales for taking the plunge. As a former councillor, I'm dismayed and even irritated by people who expect the voter to select...

sirjohnaDear Editor

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said: "We are not the makers of history, we are made by history." Perhaps now, more than ever, these words ring true. As Canadians, we need to understand our history, learn from historical mistakes, and celebrate the events, groups, and leaders that have led us...

2nd-ave-east1- by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor

Citizens have the right to peaceful protest. It is a right we must not relinquish.
What, exactly, is Raymond Botten protesting?

Mr. Botten insists that nothing is being done for the homeless in Grey Bruce if it is not being done by VLC Global...




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