Columns/Editorials



Happiness and the rural solution

By Drew Spoelstra, Executive Member Ontario Federation of Agriculture If you’re happy and you know it, chances are you’re living in a rural community. That’s a new fact, according to researchers at McGill University in…


ND loses Dundas Cup

By Ashley Wheeler Minister of communications This week is March break, the week students have been waiting for since exams. Last week was particularly hockey related, as the second game of the Dundas Cup took…



Curling teams earn Silver and Bronze

By Ashley Wheeler NDDHS Minister of Communications With last week being the last week of the month, activities have been minimal. In sports news, the curling teams competed at EOSSA on Tues., Feb. 26, and…




Building a Connected Public Health Care System

Op-Ed by Jim McDonell, MPP                                                                                                                  When I talk to people in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry (SDSG), I often hear about loved ones spending hours and…






OFA advocates for red tape reduction 

by Keith Currie President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) is a strong advocate for eliminating unnecessary red tape and regulatory burden for Ontario’s agricultural community. As the provincial government looks…