The Orillia Waterfront Centre (also known as the Port of Orillia) currently under construction is nearing completion. It is anticipated the doors will be open early in May, in time for the start of the busy 2017 boating season.
What do NDP leadership hopeful Guy Caron, former Conservative Senator Hugh Segal and Tesla car company founder Elon Musk have in common? It almost sounds like the set-up for a joke, but the reality is these three influential individuals, and many others from all parts of the ideological spectrum, have advocated for the implementation of a guarantee
Some might lament the news this week that the city is, in a way, giving away money to private enterprises. It was announced Monday the municipality is providing almost $60,000 to aid five projects - four on the main street and one on Andrew Street.
Letter to the editor and open letter to Simcoe North MP Bruce Stanton:
We were sitting around a pool in St. Petersburg, Fla. yesterday afternoon talking to a bunch of Canadians and an American walked by. How he knew we were Canadians, I'm not sure, unless it was because we were all old geezers wearing Blue Jay hats and complaining about their watery beer, which hasn't been watery for 40 years, but we refuse to acknowl
At first blush, the World Happiness Report, released on Monday, would appear to be a frivolous document, but it's quite important. Its content is not so much about the ranking of nations as how and why they are ranked, and what exactly makes their citizens happy.
Criminals -- or alleged criminals -- are walking free thanks to a Supreme Court of Canada ruling last summer that placed hard limits on how long trials are allowed to take.
Martin McGuinness, who began as a terrorist and ended up as deputy first minister in Northern Ireland's power-sharing government, died peacefully in hospital on Monday aged 66. His career spanned almost five decades in that troubled place -- and by resigning from the power-sharing government in January, he began a new and possibly final act in that
The Canadian government is pursuing a policy that could leave us all tenants in our own house. It's a risky direction that we will regret.
Canadians -- to whom all this talk in America and Europe about Russian-inspired fake news seems a rather paranoid fantasy that has nothing to do with us -- are about to get a rude awakening.
Back around the middle of the last century, a newspaper in Alberta had a running feud with the local MLA.
While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will never admit it, the 2015 Paris climate treaty Canada signed with great fanfare died last week.
The last person in the country who should need to be told that Canada does not in fact have open borders is its prime minister.
You, a rational person, have no affection for the Aryan-race obsessives, the paranoiacs and the enmity addicts making the entire tradition of Western democracy seem an excellent candidate for confinement in those institutions originating in the bucolic regions of early 19th- century England. But your censure is wasted on madmen.
It's hard to overstate the naivete at the heart of Carleton University's initial decision to remove the scale from its fitness room at the Ottawa school's athletic centre.
Canada's criminal courts have long been plagued with unreasonable delays -- so much so that, last summer, the Supreme Court of Canada used a case known as R vs. Jordan to set hard limits on how long trials can take.
I’m writing to you regarding your government’s recent taxpayer-funded advertisements that promote the government’s proposed hydro scheme.
It's speculated the master showman just might surprise everyone by attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. The last president to skip the event was Reagan, and he'd just been shot.
In a series of moves that surprised many onlookers, Oro-Medonte Township recently reversed a previous decision and moved to conduct the 2018 election mainly via telephone and computer.