To the Editor, Did you know that wild turkeys can eat 221 acorns in one meal or that a poor acorn crop can affect the black bear’s reproductive success for the following year? More than 30 mammals, song birds, and water fowl depend on acorns for food.
To the Editor, Must the Highlands East municipal council treat employees and electors fairly, honestly and with integrity? The recently published decision of Justice McNamara, in respect to former fire chief Don Middleton, confirms that municipal councils must treat employees fairly. Failure to do so makes it costly for taxpayers.
To the Editor, Re: The long and winding Carroll Road, Cottage Times, May/June issue. It was with joy and delight that I read this story by Janet Trull. I read it with smiles and, yes, some tears.
AT THE CFUW-sponsored event last week, Dave Phillips, Canada’s pre-eminent weatherman, spoke passionately about climate change.There is nothing we can do about the Earth becoming warmer, he said, we’ve already emitted too much carbon dioxide to stop it.
Canada’s late great communications theorist Marshall McLuhan, who famously taught “the medium is the message” and coined the expression “the global village,” would have had a field day with latest data on how the digital revolution is changing book reading.
It’s no secret that Thomas Mulcair loses his temper occasionally.
Is there anyone left on Parliament Hill with clean hands?
On your travels this summer, if you find things too quiet for your liking, just bring up the term “municipal amalgamations” in most rural coffee shops.
The road to a lab bench in a medical research centre is paved with blood, sweat and tears.
Once at a book-signing event at a prominent downtown Toronto book store for a newly published work, a well-dressed man in his mid-40s suddenly appeared and commented in a loud voice: “I sure wouldn’t want to be in your shoes on Judgment Day.”