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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Student loan motion highlights how parliament can work

It took about a minute of the House of Commons time this week to adopt a motion that will extend the moratorium on repaying...

The case for strong public investments

In case you missed it, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with its long history of concern about national debt loads, has encouraged developed countries...

Government sends wrong message to regions struggling for better internet

I’ve written quite a bit about the challenges we have with internet in the north for good reason.  No other technology has the power...

Exploring your own back yard

Even if many travel plans have been put on hold, the weather is certainly cooperating this summer.  While people wait to see how we...
Michael Mantha MPP - Queens Park

News From The Park

Among the many traits that my friends of First Nations descent tend to hold most dearly, I would without hesitation say that the honour...

Letter to the Editor – Municipal Taxpayers Beware!

myAlgoma received the following letter to the editor, dated June 13, 2020, from Mr. James Brown from Iroguois falls: "Municipal taxpayers beware of the Municipal...

Raising awareness during Mental Health Week

There’s no doubt about it, these are stressful times.  Young or old, independent or not, your life has likely taken a significant change of...

April 28th National Day of Mourning takes a different tone

Few among us would have imagined that we would find ourselves in a situation quite like this.  With the battle to quell, control, and...

Report indicates there’s room to grow social programs

The Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) provides Member of Parliament (MPs) with independent analysis on the state of the nation's finances, the government's estimates, and...
letters to the editor

Letter: Calling Out The Prime Minister on Train Issue In Algoma

To the Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada: It has become exhausting facing the mounting challenges on our family owned remote tourist business after...