Opinion

Opinion: West Lincoln expands online

Twp. of West Lincoln rolled out a major online upgrade this week with a new and shiny website. Some of the new features will help out some of the township’s residents a lot. Among the changes: • navigation for council/committe ...

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Opinion: Full credit is due to Grimsby council

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Without question, the best thing Grimsby has done since they swore their oath to serve the community in December 2018 is their approval of a site alteration bylaw on May 18. Yes, it was great to get the ...

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Opinion: Face shields a small but important step

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow It’s been a very tough go for many during this COVID-19 mess. Personal tragedies, mental anguish and a cryogenic business community only scratch the surface of ongoing conditions our community has exp ...

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Opinion: Any tool a good tool to help re-open

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow If there is one thing I appreciate it is creativity. That trait is at the cornerstone of any entrepreneur’s foundation because they have to think quick, make strong, calculated decisions and be able t ...

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Opinion: Business community need council’s attention

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow There is not going a single thing negative about Grimsby Council this week. Not because there was not material stemming from their near-four-hour session on Monday night. There were a few visible warts ...

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Letter: Writer’s plea for fiscal restraint before council held wage increase

Dear Editor, Covid-19 has posed a challenge like none other to Canada and Canadians have risen in kind to meet it. We have met it with strength, determination and compassion. But most of all, we have met it with deep sacrifices ac ...

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Opinion: Disconnected council rejects wage roll back

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow It had been a while since the carnival was in town for a regular council meeting, a month in fact, since several special meetings were set up since their last regular meeting March 2, but Monday night ...

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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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