Spring is the time of year when we get out in our gardens to prune, plant and tend to all the chores that accumulate over the winter. We want our home to look beautiful, and one of the jobs we do is...
A notice of danger to all living things was tucked away on an inside page of the May 11 Globe.
Scientists at an observatory in Hawaii, the piece said, had reported measurements indicating that parts per million of carbon in the atmosphere had passed 400.
When one adds in the effect of...
Last month an advertisement appeared in this paper regarding a proposed plan for School Bus Transportation Consortiums to undertake an RFP (Request for Proposal) a tendering, process – to determine what operators will be transporting children to school.
As a result of that advertisement...
In my last column discussing the dim and disappointing results of the Fraser Institute’s school report card, I indicated that North Bay schools were doing just fine, thank you very much. Which was true... sort of.
In actual fact, there were only two or three North Bay schools that...
Under the Keel
By Michael Crummey
Last year about this time Michael Crummey appeared at the Charles W. Stockey Centre to read from his novel Galore, a rich fantastical epic of life in the Newfoundland outports.
Most of us know...
You can tell that spring has finally arrived because the phone is ringing more than usual – and the calls are mainly about baby wildlife that needs help. Usually we start the season with baby squirrels, but for some reason our first few calls this year were about baby raccoons, and...
It’s hard to say just what makes home feel like home. It’s not like you can just pull out a spray bottle and throw some scent in the air and the feeling will begin to wash over you automatically.
But on Thursday night at Almaguin Highlands Secondary School, my alma mater (Latin, I...
To the Editor:
As Canadians celebrate national Nursing Week (May 6-12), I thought I’d take this opportunity to highlight the vital and varied work of our 250+nurses at the North...