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Opinion

Commentary & Letters, February 15 2017

COMMENTARY/OP-ED by Nick Saltarelli MPP Oosterhoff accidentally provides insight As I read Sam Oosterhoff’s online reaction [printed on this page] to Julie Mannell’s Column Six essay from last week, I had to wonder if he…



COLUMN SIX: The Comfort Maple myth

  BY JULIE MANNELL Special to the VOICE When I was young, my father and I would go for long drives along the rural routes of Pelham. We’d blast George Thorogood and roll down the…



Commentary/Letters to the Editor, 1 Feb 2017

COMMENTARY/Larry Coté Titans of Ego It is generally accepted that effective leadership requires those who assume such positions to have a healthy ego. If that axiom be true then both Canada and the United States…


Letters & Commentary

COMMENTARY/OP-ED:  The Sexist-in-Chief People around the world watched as a ‘business’ man who has gone bankrupt seven times announced in June 2015 that he would be running for president. The world stood in awe as…


COMMENTARY and LETTERS

We get the politicians we deserve Commentary by Larry Coté At some point in the past politics was considered a venerable profession and attracted mostly honourable persons to the practice. Undoubtedly, there were instances of…


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OPINION: Been there, blogged that

As We See It With his usual in-depth rigour, John Swart tells us this week about Pelham seniors and their use (or not) of computers, the internet and email. Research shows that there remains a…


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Opinion/Letters

Resolved to make no resolutions I’m just too flippin’ logical to make New Year resolutions. What’s the use? Making a New Year resolution is not going to stop me from giving the finger to another…


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Flaccid fundraising foreshadows rising taxes

EDITORIAL On December 15, the Town announced its first major contributions to the Pelham Community Centre fundraising campaign. At a small celebration at Old Town Hall it was revealed that CEO Tim Nohara and Accipter…