Opinion

Haldimand county’s shell game

Haldimand county’s shell game

By Chris Pickup Here we are, days away from the election and the county is still playing games with the Haldimand County museum. Councillor Fred Morison is still trying to convince everyone “many untrue and negative statements have been/ are being made about the new...

Our hard-earned tax dollars at work!

Our hard-earned tax dollars at work!

The new Cayuga Library and Heritage Centre is under construction on Hwy. 3. In the process the county cut down a beautiful old catalpa tree and cleared the entire property line of greenery, exposing the house behind. Up close this foundational structure looks a bit on...

Trade builds prosperity and good-paying jobs

Trade builds prosperity and good-paying jobs

By MPP Toby Barrett On May 18 last year U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer gave notice of intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico. Citing outdated standards and regulation, Lighthizer stressed the need for...

Fishing for campaign fodder

Fishing for campaign fodder

By Chris Pickup Mayor Ken Hewitt appeared to be fishing for campaign fodder at the August 28 council in committee meeting August 28, with persistent questions for the county’s auditor following his presentation. With apologies to relevant Haldimand county staff, the...