Opinion





Focus on a few solar questions

by Garfield Marks May I ask a stupid question or two or three? I hear a lot about solar panels, solar power, solar heating, and passive solar heating. Solar panels produce electricity and could charge…




Valentine’s Day and photo-retakes

by Alexis Henderson Minister of Communications Intermediate students can purchase Winter Formal Dance tickets starting on Monday, Feb. 13 until Friday, Feb. 17 for $5. The dance will take place on Friday, Feb. 24 from…



Valentine O’Grams available until Friday

by Alexis Henderson Minister of Communications Students were surprised to see the newly painted cafeteria and wonderful pictures around the school on Friday during the pancake breakfast to kick off second semester. Thank you to all…


Not surprised at Trudeau’s about-face on electoral reform

The Editor: I am disappointed but not entirely surprised by Justin Trudeau’s abandonment of his oft-repeated promise that 2015 would be the last federal election under our outdated, unfair voting system. Our present first-past-the-post voting…




Tree-cutting: It falls to mayors and deputy mayors

The Editor: The Ontario Ministry of Environment has advised me that although they do not have a direct role in regulating the clearing of private property for the purposes of agriculture, the province does delegate…


Relationships

by Dale Bequette Relationships have been on my mind a lot lately, especially the really important ones between men and women, the ones that are supposed to be the most important, significant and lasting of…