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New government's environmental decisions reckless and short-sighted

New government’s environmental decisions reckless and short-sighted

Open letter to Premier Ford and Ministers Rickford, Smith, and Phillips The terrible environmental decisions being made by your party since being elected by only 23 per cent of all eligible voters in our province, are reckless, dangerous, short-sighted and show no regard for the health and welfare of this and future generations. There are […]

wpd CEO says cancellation unfair and costly for company

wpd CEO says cancellation unfair and costly for company

Open letter to Ontario Premier Doug Ford wpd AG is a German developer, owner and operator of wind farm projects, which has, through its Mississauga based office, been developing the White Pines project for years and is now realizing it as an investor. We employ over 600 people in 20 different countries. As a medium […]

Citizens concerned about 5,000-person concerts in Cherry Valley

Citizens concerned about 5,000-person concerts in Cherry Valley

This is the latest example of madness in the County! Cherry Valley, South Marysburgh, and Athol residents have recently learned of a proposal for the rezoning of prime agricultural land in Prince Edward County – previously the Cherry Vale farm property (1927 County Road 10) – that backs onto the village of Cherry Valley. The […]

Turning challenge into innovative opportunity

Turning challenge into innovative opportunity

OPINION by PEC Mayor Robert Quaiff Political decision-making carries with it a constant challenge to balance reacting to today’s pressing issues while considering what is best in the medium and longer term. So complex and rapidly changing is the current scope of municipal government that local Councils can often struggle to be proactive in grasping […]

Alliance Against School Closures wants to hear from County residents

Alliance Against School Closures wants to hear from County residents

I am a founder of the Ontario Alliance Against School Closures (OAASC). In November of 2016, our Alliance garnered support from almost one million Ontarians to lobby the Ministry of Education for a moratorium on school closures. That moratorium went into effect June 28, 2017. Unfortunately, many schools were shuttered because of a flawed Pupil […]

What resistance to the White Pines Wind project is NOT about

What resistance to the White Pines Wind project is NOT about

Letter to the Editor: Reality is setting in as South Marysburgh residents deal with the noise and increase of heavy vehicular traffic related to the construction activities at the White Pines Wind Project sites around Milford. Many are also grappling with the fact that their ancestral homes are undergoing the unwelcome intrusion of unneeded wind […]

Not OK to block disabled parking spot

Not OK to block disabled parking spot

There is a story about accessibility misuse in Picton that needs to be told. The new owner of The Armoury has removed all parking at the front of the building; specifically the three free disability spots that had no time restrictions. Although his choice to remove these, it is not legal or OK to block […]

Letter: What are your issues with council?

Letter: What are your issues with council?

We’re now less than one year away from the municipal election on October 22, 2018, with the official campaign to start with the opening of nominations on May 1. It’s not too early to start thinking about the performance of the current council and the issues that will be important for the next council. In […]

Concerned about pedestrian safety on Skyway Bridge

Concerned about pedestrian safety on Skyway Bridge

LETTER: In 2012, two Canadians died, and 19 were injured when the roof of the Algo Centre Mall in Elliot Lake collapsed. Judge Paul Belanger found that the engineering disaster resulted from many failures arising from: “its designers and builders, its owners, some architects and engineers, as well as the municipal and provincial officials charged […]

Residents and businesses suffer when water jeopardized; time to rethink supply source

Residents and businesses suffer when water jeopardized; time to rethink supply source

A century ago clean drinking water was a luxury in Canada, and thousands of people died every year from diseases like typhoid. Now, we take clean water for granted. But this past week we’ve been reminded how easily our supply can be jeopardized. One elderly barge with unsecured contaminant on deck in Picton Bay, and […]

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