Tax changes in the new year – time to tighten our belts, even more

Well, it appears that 2023 will be a time to tighten our belts even more thanks to more tax increases and rising prices. There is...

Today is Giving Tuesday – time to give back, just because you can

Today, November 29th, is 'Giving Tuesday' and it is the world’s largest generosity movement. "Whether it’s making someone smile, helping a stranger, or giving to...

Loyalty to one’s country is part of your faith say Muslims recognizing Remembrance Day

My name is Farah Ahmad and I belong to the Ahmadiyya Muslim community which has launched its 12th annual “Muslims for Remembrance” campaign nationwide. “Loyalty...

This harvest time we thank and help our farmers

For Ontario’s farmers and their families, harvest can be very busy and stressful time of the year. Long days, tight time frames, adapting to...

Can development and nature work together ?

It has been proven that trees are the sequestration tool of CO2 and, in return, provide the life-giving necessity of oxygen. In this time of...

Giving thanks during Ontario Agriculture Week – ‘If you ate today, thank a farmer’

  This, the first week of October, is a time to celebrate the incredible contributions of the women and men who are proud to be...

Returning to representation by population in Canada

Guest columnist Bill Streeter has written a synopsis of the recent editorial in the Globe and Mail (Aug. 30/22) pertaining to 'representation by population'...

Day of Mourning Ceremony celebrates Activists of the Year

“Very pleased and honoured” is how Grey Bruce Labour Council President, Kevin Smith, feels towards the upcoming day to celebrate the Grey Bruce Labour...

Clock is ticking on compliance with Canada’s new Pay Equity Act

Retired pay-equity specialist, Tom Baker, who negotiated the pay equity compensation systems for Canada's largest city and Bruce County Public Libraries, is familiar with...

International Women’s Day: Women’s rights in Islam

by Farah Amahd International women’s day is celebrated each year on March 8th. It originated from the women’s rights movement which raised awareness of gender...