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COLUMN SIX: The Wedding

When there’s no time like the present BY JANE BEDARD Special to the VOICE I went to a wedding not that long ago. As weddings go, it was remarkable in almost every way, instigated by…

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COLUMN SIX: Where’s the love

Thoughts on how welcoming we are, and of whom BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE Fourteen months away from a Federal election and we’re already told immigration is the burning issue. I find that…


Candidates react to community centre party expense

Last Friday the Voice reached out to current members of council, and all candidates running in this October’s municipal election, for comment on the Town’s Meridian Community Centre opening party budget. Their responses follow.  …


COLUMN SIX: King of the castle

The first day of school proves an eye-opener BY EMILY BOSS Special to the VOICE I first became skeptical of the grown-up life shortly before my fifth birthday. It was 1991 and my first day…



COLUMN SIX: Upon a rock

BY SAMUEL PICCOLO Special to the VOICE One afternoon in July, I was lying on a stone bench in Rome. I had begun the day in Naples, first walking across the city to get to…



COLUMN SIX: A horse that won’t run

BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE Until I encountered the protesters in Niagara-on-the-Lake, I had no idea what speciesism was. Or that I was guilty of it. It’s a difficult word to say, even…


COLUMN SIX: 67 seasons of speed in Pelham

Let’s not forget the other sports palace in town BY RICK KAVANAUGH Special to the VOICE In a previous Column Six [“A need for speed(ish),” May 9, 2018, p.1], a young Jenny Kumili had a…


COLUMN SIX: I image, therefore I am

BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE “If you didn’t insta the super-moon, did it even happen?” The post on Facebook by a young friend made me smile. Then I thought about it. What feeds…