Simple questions

Posted: September 24, 2010 at 1:27 pm   /   Comment

In just over a month we will go to the polls to elect a new municipal government. Are you ready? I know most folks don’t like to see a long election campaign drag out—but this seems too short—too sudden. At the Times, we are working to get you the information you need to make a […]

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Broken dreams

Posted: September 17, 2010 at 8:05 pm   /   Comment

It’s been a tough couple of weeks for Dalton McGuinty on the energy file. Like every tragedy, however, the audience knows going into the theatre things are likely to end badly for the hero in the end. By now most Ontarians have opened and begun to digest their August electricity bill. For many, the experience […]

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“New year” resolutions

Posted: September 10, 2010 at 3:58 pm   /   Comment

September. Back to school. A new year of sorts. New beginnings. Farewell to a hot and sticky summer. The season of painted leaves, giant pumpkins and giving thanks is near. It seems the right time, too, for us to say thank you—to you our readers, our advertisers and our critics alike. You have made the […]

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Posted: September 3, 2010 at 1:33 pm   /   Comment

In 1994, more than 90 per cent of eligible voters in Wellington voted in the municipal election to elect a reeve and four councillors to the village council. Twelve years later in the amalgamated County, fewer than 40 per cent of eligible voters chose our current council. Can there be a more crystal clear signal […]

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