In a Zoom meeting about two weeks ago, one of the speakers used a word he thought captured the mood of this year’s holiday season: “anticipointment.”
It’s only one year since the fall of Kabul last Aug. 15 and most people in the countries that sent troops to Afghanistan have already forgotten about it. This was predictable, but it is also unfortunate.
Advance polls for the June 2 provincial election will be open a few more days in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound. Until June 1, people can vote in person before the election at the returning office in Owen Sound, in the Grey County Sydenham Campus, 1130 8th St. E. Similarly, advance polls will be open until June 1 […]
If we could speak to our ancestors, we would hear of other moments in history when it felt as though the sun was setting on the human journey. I recall my grandmother telling me as we walked an Edinburgh, Scotland, street that the entire nation felt as though their historic run was ending when the […]
I’ve never been one to follow fashion. For people who keep up with trends, however, the pandemic seemed sure to deliver at least one can’t-miss fashion prediction: business attire would get a lot more relaxed. Already last year, trend-watchers were heralding a transition from business casual to “business comfort.” Athleisure brands moved in on dressier […]
Go-slow best way Re: London councillors unite behind climate action plan (April 7). By a unanimous vote of 15-0, London city council approved a 130-page climate action plan that will undoubtedly increase the size of local government and come at massive cost to taxpayers. While some aspects of the plan will improve the quality of […]