Tag Archives: Orangeville

Local poem promotes racism & xenophobia

But perhaps, that is this man’s implicit intent? To tell everyone who is not a Christian that they are not valued. In that, I sure hope to God (quite literally), that this particular businessman does not have any clients of any other religious beliefs. Because if he does, in this awful piece, he tells them that their religions are ridiculous, and have no place here.

The best option: stick with OPS

At the last Orangeville Council meeting, OPP made a presentation in which the long-awaited OPP costing report was provided. The report and presentation were thorough, highlighting the services that would be included, the basic costs for these services, and some of the start-up costs for the switch-over. It was, perhaps, one of the most attended council meetings I have been …

Gerladina: Brightening Tanzanian Children’s Futures

Child sponsorship advertisements often tell us that for approximately a dollar a day, we have the power to change the life of a child in a poverty-stricken country. While it may be hard to fathom, there is a lot of truth to this message, which seems to be used by every organization seeking sponsorship. For one Orangeville resident, the experience …

Where are the NDP?

*Update Aug 5. 2015 – Our local candidate now has a website up, but I am still skeptical as to whether she will actually make a presence this year. Now, with the 2015 federal election campaign officially launched, the topic of my column feels even more relevant. I was not going to post this, but after receiving several compliments on …