Opinion

Mac’s Musings: Dark side of jail’s past dug up

Mac’s Musings: Dark side of jail’s past dug up

—  16 August

Foundation excavation work on Cornwall Jail in August,1938 dug up a dark side of the old gaol’s…

OPINION: Ontario provides more tools for police to find missing persons

OPINION: Ontario provides more tools for police to find missing persons

—  12 August

ONTARIO – When a loved one goes missing, swift action is critical. That’s why our government…

Mac’s Musings: It will take more than thoughts and prayers

Mac’s Musings: It will take more than thoughts and prayers

—  8 August

Cory Booker, the first African-American from New Jersey elected to the United States Senate,…

Dances With Words: Just sit down and pedal

Dances With Words: Just sit down and pedal

—  5 August

Last week we paddled together, and I must say, we got along together quite well. Today we go…

Canada geese are a real nuisance because of what they leave behind

Canada geese are a real nuisance because of what they leave behind

—  4 August

Canada geese maybe native to our country but they are certainly not our national bird contrary…

Mac’s Musings: Death of a popular swimming hole

Mac’s Musings: Death of a popular swimming hole

—  3 August

In the  heat and sweltering humidity of mid-July 1959 the  United Counties Health Unit wrote…

Dances With Words: Canoeing together is a marriage

Dances With Words: Canoeing together is a marriage

—  30 July

Jesus taught using parables about seeds, shepherds, labourers, wine and foods. This week I…

Mac’s Musings: Don’t mess with the nuns

Mac’s Musings: Don’t mess with the nuns

—  25 July

That was the lesson town council learned in 1937 when it came to replacing the condemned garbage…

OPINION: Make it mandatory

OPINION: Make it mandatory

—  24 July

Did you know we are less than 100 days until the next federal election? A lot has changed in…

OPINION: The Legacy of Lift Off

OPINION: The Legacy of Lift Off

—  21 July

It has been nearly five years since the last Lift Off festival in Cornwall. I remember going…