Opinion

Opinion: If you want to shop local, we can help

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Streamlined and me have not been in the same sentence very often in my life but, I’ve got to say, I have never moved in a more streamlined fashion than in the last 10 days. The reason for this is not ...

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Opinion: Working together to stop COVID in our community

By: Dr. Joan Bellaire, MD For NewsNow My favourite African proverb comes to mind during this time, “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”. As the world and our community struggle with the COV ...

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Opinion: Community starting to rise up

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Wow! I don’t know about you guys but I feel like I just went 15 rounds with Mike Tyson (in his prime). The community – residents and businesses – have sustained many body blows and a few c ...

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Opinion: Rest assured, the sun will come up

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow I don’t know about you, but I had a brutal week on Monday. There was simply no grip to be had on what was unfolding in terms of this COVID-19 matter. I would love to call it something else, but this is a family ...

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Opinion: Always there in the Nick of time

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Nick Andreychuk. A man synonymous with the Town of Grimsby for decades died suddenly Tuesday after suffering a major heart attack. Newbies to town may not even recognize the name, but if you have been around the ...

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Opinion: Despite pain, council collaborated

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow You know the old Rovers song, Wasn’t That a Party? An industrious type with some musical ability could do wonders with the materials provided by Monday night’s episode of Spouses of Grimsby Who Happ ...

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Opinion: Grimsby 5 back wrong horse

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The lack of decorum and etiquette among the Grimsby 5 is quickly becoming the stuff of legend. They simply keep trundling on, bulldozing as they meander their way through their term as elected officials ...

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Letter to the Editor: Show up at town hall March 2

Dear Editor: Thanks to our Grimsby council’s budget deliberations on Feb. 18, we can get a sense of the way democracy is going to fare in the new Committee of the Whole system. In two words: not well. Grimsby’s 2020 budget was ...

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OPINION: Will residents step into council’s open forum?

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Monday’s meeting of Grimsby Town Council will prove interesting for many reason? A) Will enough show up for a quorum? B) Will council reconsider the Heritage Committee shuffle used to arbitrarily ...

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Opinion: Grimsby could use Easton’s advice

Not surprisingly, all anyone wanted to talk about this week was Grimsby council, as in, “What’s going on with Grimsby Council?” To which I would just shrug, cause I have absolutely no idea. It’s been like driving by an acc ...

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