Carol Hughes, MP

No time to be soft on softwood as tariffs threaten Canadian jobs

Donald Trump was elected by talking tough on trade issues, but Canada did not appear to be his primary concern. Mexico and China were...
Carol Hughes, MP

Omnibus budget bill misses the mark

A measure that was briefly mentioned in last month’s budget bill is going to take a big bite out of Canadian’s wallets when the...
Searchmont Poster

Can’t fit it in…

I wanted to kick myself because there was a movie I wanted to see with a girlfriend of mine. I found out today that...
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Time for Canada to take Lyme disease seriously / Il est temps que le...

The government rolled out its draft framework for an Action Plan on Lyme disease in early February and already activists are calling it inadequate. ...
lazy loki

Time For Our Pets: Fun and Games (and Education)

Are your dogs going a little stir-crazy with boredom as this long winter crawls to a close? The Sault Ste. Marie Kennel Club offers...
rocky-life

It hurts…

Sitting in the emergency department for several hours, I was able to witness a wide range of emotions around me. Some were frustrated with...
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New Tax Season Brings New Scams

Tax season is upon us. Unfortunately that means you may be targeted by scammers trying to trick you into giving them your hard earned...
LCBO Protest

Protest over privatization of the LCBO begins

Members of OPSEU, local citizens and the We-Own-it Campaign are gathering in front of the LCBO on Great Northern Road to protest what they...
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Seniors Calling. Average life expectancy set to increase by 2030

Average life expectancy is set to increase in many countries by 2030 – and will exceed 90 years in South Korea, according to new...
senior online dating

Seniors Calling. Online Dating – It’s a Brave New World

Online dating in the senior set is a burgeoning sector in the realm of online dating sites. According to a 2011 research study, Statistics Canada...