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Opinion

ANALYSIS: A Ford on the road

Ontario PC leader Doug Ford draws the crowds. What does he do with them? BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE When he appears through the doors the music begins—always ‘Eye of the Tiger,’ always from the…


Un Canadien abroad

BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE I first saw Mont Saint-Michel, the famous abbey in coastal France, built on a rocky outpost that becomes an island at high tide, in a film. Two characters speed along…


COLUMN SIX: Discriminating taste

BY JANE BEDARD Special to the VOICE A guy walks into an Elite Car Dealership and the sales rep says… Nothing. He says nothing. Doesn’t even acknowledge the guy. Why. As the rep leaves to…



Don’t smile, Canada

Why so serious when it comes to passports BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE Recently, I heard an American journalist remark that there’s nothing funny in Canadian literature. On the same day, as if…


EDITORIAL: Calling the Town of Pelham’s bluff

        The logos appearing above represent professional associations with which the Voice is affiliated. As we reached our 21st year of reporting the news of Pelham’s villages— of its people, businesses, events,…


COLUMN SIX: Long overdue

Decimated by Dewey, now at home on the shelf BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE As a child I felt intimidated by librarians, though I’ve come a long way since then. Now they just…


EDITORIAL: Apology first, access to cash second

  This Thursday evening the Town of Pelham will send its lawyer to Regional Council in an effort to gain access to $13.5 million dollars in short-term loans, money needed to finish construction of the…