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The politics of racism

January 2021 So why is it racist to call the virus that we know officially as COVID-19, the China Virus, when it’s not racist to call the variants that have recently been identified as coming from the UK and South Africa, as the UK variant and the South Africa variant? The name that I prefer …

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Trudeau is responsible for the disaster that is former Governor General Julie Payette

January 2021 The only good thing about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s non-answer to reporter’s questions regarding the firing of Governor General (G.G.) Julie Payette, after a damming report was issued that the G.G. office had become a toxic workplace had become toxic under Payette, is that he didn’t say anything along the lines of, “We’ve …

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Historic Dundas Town Hall is one of the longest serving municipal buildings in Canada

January 2021 The historic Dundas Town Hall in Dundas, Ontario, holds the unique distinction of being one of the oldest continuously serving municipal buildings in Canada. It’s served so long as a municipal building, almost 174 years, that it pre-dates Canadian Confederation itself. Completed in July 1849 at a cost of £2,500, the exterior of …

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The oldest building in Dundas faces an uncertain future

January 2021 There is a small, unassuming stone building on Hatt Street, next to Dundas Town Hall. While it certainly looks old, what’s not obvious is that it’s the oldest building in this small southern Ontario town. Built in 1804 by Richard Hatt, the historic building was originally as a storage and office building next …

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Abandoned Great Western Railway bridge was the site of a terrible train collision

January 2021 All across Canada and the United States, the remnants of abandoned rail lines can be found, including the bridges, tunnels and railway stations along the railway route. In Dundas, Ontario, the abandoned Great Western Railway bridge that crosses over Sydenham Creek, at the base of the Niagara Escarpment, was the scene of a …

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Newest lockdown is a complete joke

January 2021 Last Saturday, I ventured out of my house, despite the latest “Stay Home” order from the provincial government, on an essential trip to take some necessary supplies to my elderly parents, both of whom don’t venture too far from home, even on non-lockdown days. I wasn’t the only one. I saw many cars …

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Historic stone arch railway bridge is older than Canada

January 2021 When North America was still being settled, railways helped transport people and goods across Canada and the United States. In fact, it was the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway line across Canada in 1885, that helped open up the west to settlement, and brought British Columbia into Confederation. Over the past 200 …

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President Joe Biden will be making a big mistake by cancelling the Keystone XL pipeline

January 2021 We’re all told to follow the science when it comes to many things, including the current crisis with the Communist Chinese Party Virus. The current science indicates that pipelines are the safest and most environmentally responsible method of transporting fossil fuels. I want to make it very, very clear that everyone wants a …

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Legendary Canadian artist Tom Thomson remembered at Canoe Lake

January 2021 Tom Thomson was a Canadian artist, considered one of the most important and influential Canadian artists, known for the landscape paintings depicting the beauty of Ontario that he painted during his short life. An avid outdoorsman, Thomson produced around 400 oil sketches on small wood panels and around an additional 50 on canvas, …

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Grimsby’s historic Grout Nelles house gets a new lease on life

January 2021 In towns and cities across Canada, historic buildings are demolished all the time in the name of progress. Developers will pay big money for the land these buildings stand on, sometimes with little care for the significance of these buildings. In too many cases, the developers will allow the building to deteriorate to …

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