Opinion

COLUMN SIX: Talking about it

The road to the mill.       IMAGE (C) 2017 GOOGLE EARTH. BOB LOBLAW PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY NICK SALTARELLI Special to the VOICE My father, and especially my father-in-law, wouldn’t talk about it. They’d both served during…


EDITORIAL: Conservatives, and Pelham, need Quirk

As We See It In 2018, Pelham residents will vote in the newly established Niagara West riding, which will include Wainfleet, Lincoln, West-Lincoln, and Grimsby. With public faith in Kathleen Wynne polling at record lows,…


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

UPDATED FEBRUARY 10 WITH STATEMENT BY MPP SAM OOSTERHOFF 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….



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…