hurricanehazel- by Diane Ferguson

While we are dealing with the pandemic and the multitude of things in our daily lives, Doug Ford is about to change forever a system of conservation management that has served Ontario well since 1949. Before I go into the details, the first thing to understand about Conservation Authorities is that they only exist through the will of the people—that’s us.

Back in the 1940’s, citizens were concerned with the state of Ontario’s natural resources. ...

banquet- by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor

For those of you who have never gone to a restaurant in a group (or can no longer remember it) this analogy will fail.

For the rest of you, there are parallels between that experience and the way our city is run by members of council and the committees that make recommendations to them.

one world- by Luc Zandvliet for Georgian Bluffs Climate Action Team

I am trying to wrap my head around climate change. Thinking about climate change seems overwhelming, thinking about tackling climate change ...

compostsite- Anne Finlay-Stewart and a rakish reader

“The good weather brings a lot of people to the compost site.” This was from an email late this afternoon from the City, asking the media to remind Owen Sound residents of the closure of the compost site from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.  It appears to be have been a huge understatement.

By 4:55 a reader reports there were well over 100 vehicles lining ...


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