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Now is the time to give
Elmira Independent Editorial: It seems to happen every year. When the summer sunshine comes, it becomes just a little bit easier to forget about those in need.
Why stay here? The long answer
St. Marys Journal-Argus editorial: I was asked, as a thirty year-old who was born and raised in St. Marys, why I would choose to continue living here.
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New OPP billing model brings savings to county "Wait until you start receiving overtime bills from the OPP. Wait until there is yet another force-wide hike in their salaries and benefits. Then you will see how much Wellington County will actually save with the OPP's new billing model. Moreover, th"
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Making sure the weather doesn't walk all over you "I wear woman's clothes, so this article is very helpful to me"
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Report's author encourages public to keep up fight on VIA "Many thanks to reporter Stew Slater and the Journal Argus for the in-depth coverage of the Transport Action Ontario/Save VIA Committee event at the beautiful St. Marys station on October 9. I would, however, like to correct one small misunderstandin"
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The quest for gold
Wingham Advance-Times editorial: The quest for gold leads people down strange paths. People have killed for the precious metal, stolen and cheated for it, and journeyed to the ends of the earth for it – and from the ends of the earth.
One drowning death is too many
Minto Express editorial: Every year, it happens.
Migrant workers still await answers
Stratford Gazette editorial: Thirteen workers piled into a van after a long day of chicken catching on Feb. 6 and set out onto a road in Perth County, near the hamlet of Hampstead, northeast of Stratford. Shortly after, they collided with a truck. Ten of the workers — nine of them from Peru — died, along with the driver of the truck they had collided with at an intersection, and the three others were sent to hospital.
PSB should examine ‘in camera’ policy
St. Marys Journal Argus editorial: Various members of Town Council have been walking a series of tightropes over the past few weeks with regards to confidentiality. And, during discussion at last week’s Committee of the Whole meeting, they all faced the prospect of tottering into the abyss.
‘Debate and discussion’
Mount Forest Confederate editorial: At a recent council meeting it was announced that two reports and recommendations prepared by CAO Lori Heinbuch outlining a) options and costs for all staff to receive customer service training over the next two years and b) outlining an appropriate ‘accountability and transparency’ draft policy in accordance with Section 270 of the Municipal Act would be discussed at an Administration Committee meeting prior to being brought to a council meeting for discussion.
One drowning death is too many
Elmira Independent editorial: Every year, it happens. Sometimes, it happens to a child that wandered into an unattended pool. Sometimes, it happens to a fisherman who decided not to wear a lifejacket, or to a boater who had a few beers before heading out on the lake. Sometimes, it happens to a swimmer who overestimated his abilities.
Wind energy discussion could blow this way
Minto Express editorial: Some readers may wonder why The Express opted to run a front-page story on the recently announced wind energy study by Health Canada, plus an editorial on the same subject in last week’s Express.
Looking for a solution
Exeter Times-Advocate Editorial: If you ask anyone in Exeter about what they would like to see improved about the downtown core, most people will say the parking situation.
They have a right to grow up safe
Wingham Advance-Times editorial: Two dead and 23 injured in the latest Toronto shooting – right on cue, the Toronto mayor says the incident is an isolated one, and Toronto is the safest city in the world. Right on cue, there are calls for tighter gun laws and a crackdown on gangs. And right on cue, there are demands for more money to battle poverty and unemployment among inner city youth.
The age-old challenge of drought
Listowell Banner editorial: Talk in the farm supply stores in this region has shifted solidly to the drought conditions, with recent smatterings of rainshowers only affecting isolated areas, and mostly not enough even there to alleviate the excessively dry conditions.
The age-old challenge of drought
St. Marys Journal Argus editorial: Talk in the farm supply stores in this region has shifted solidly to the drought conditions, with recent smatterings of rainshowers only affecting isolated areas, and mostly not enough even there to alleviate the excessively dry conditions.
Thousands of people enjoyed all that noise
Stratford Gazette editorial: Concerns about the noise and its effect on waterfowl aside, chances are Summer Music’s presentation caused no one any real harm past the need to consume an extra cup of coffee.
Fireworks Weekend is almost here
Mount Forest Confederate editorial: After the hugely successful Holstein Rodeo last weekend, people are gearing up for the 12th annual Mount Forest Fireworks Festival this weekend, July 20, 21 and 22.
The answer may not be blowing in the wind
Listowel Banner/Minto Express/Wingham Advance-Times editorial: Health Canada announced last week it was launching a study on health complaints involving wind turbines. It is about time.
Good luck contestants
Arthur Enterprise News editorial: Best wishes to Katherine Idzik as she competes in the Ontario Little Miss Mid West Princess Pageant and Lisa Billiald as she competes for the title of Ontario Miss Midwest.
Sick days a sore point with teachers
St. Marys Journal Argus editorial: Dalton McGuinty has never been referred to as “the Healthcare Premier” or “the Agriculture Premier” or “the Infrastructure Premier.” But he has been referred to on many occasions, and by many diverse commentators, as “the Education Premier.”
 
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