Carol Hughes, MP

Secrecy only makes it harder for consumers to know what they are eating

If you are like most Canadians, you would like to know more about the food you are eating, including whether or not that food...
Carol Hughes, MP

CRTC seeking submissions on rural and remote broadband service

People in rural and remote locations across Canada are familiar with the challenges related to telecommunications connectivity and the wide gap in the level...
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...
lyme disease rash

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...
tax scam

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...