charter– by Michael Craig

On Friday, well over 100 education workers, represented by CUPE, the Canadian Union of Public Employees, rallied in front of the office of Rick Byers, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP, to press their demands for higher wages. As a new trustee of the Bluewater District School Board, I joined them to express my personal solidarity with some of the lowest paid education workers in Ontario; and to protest the government’s use of the Notwithstanding Clause of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to ban this strike even before it began ...

hubfedoranopapers- by Pat Kelly

Everybody understands the power of the Globe and Mail or the National Post but less recognized and appreciated is the power of the Owen Sound Hub and the dozens of other small, community newspapers just like it across Ontario.

There are clear reasons why the Hub and others continue to thrive - because the smaller the community, the more important its newspaper. ...

firetrucks- by John Tamming

In a previous piece for The Hub, I attempted to summarize for the benefit of the ratepayers this past council’s achievements, as I see them. The editor reminded me that I neglected to address an issue close to my heart, namely, the high cost of operating our fire department. We have made progress in three areas ...

Tesla Starman leadin– by Bill Moses

Elon Musk has to be given a lot of credit for developing electric vehicles because it has forced the entire industry to get on board, using batteries for which he developed the technology.

His Space-X program has dramatically reduced the cost of transporting ...


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