Saturday, July 21, 2018


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Reader Suggests Green Candidate


During election campaigns one of the sentiments frequently expressed by voters is they are not happy with the way the province is being governed. This could refer to any of the three parties who have formed a government during the past 20 years. People want constructive changes that will benefit the citizens of our province and although we don’t see these parties offering any new ideas we continue to vote for the status quo thinking there is no alternative.

Now however there is a viable alternative and that is the Green Party. Elizabeth May, the Leader of the Green Party of Canada, has proven in Ottawa that even one elected representative can be a voice for democracy, an advocate for the environment and a proponent for cooperation in government and civility in politics.

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Friends of Memorial Park Thank Volunteers For Pulling Garlic Mustard


On behalf of the Trilliums, Jacks in the Pulpit, Hepaticas, Spring Beauties and all their friends, thank you to the elusive volunteers who pulled Garlic Mustard plants in Memorial Park.

Diversity is key to a healthy woodland; Garlic Mustard threatens that.

Twice as many plants were bagged this year than last.

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Reader Disputes Ontario Having Highest Energy Costs in N.A.


In his May 27 letter to the editor, alas, Mr. Robertson may not have done a thorough job of researching when he claims " Liberal Green Energy policy, which has sadly doomed the citizens of this province to have the highest electrical costs in North America."

I would like to know what sources he can cite to support this claim.

The most recent info I could find refutes his claim:

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