Gun control law: a step in the right direction

The Trudeau government’s gun control lawwhich notably provides for a freeze on sales and purchases of handguns, is generally seen as a step in the right direction, although not enough. The Mayor of Montreal, who has repeatedly demanded that Ottawa legislate to better restrict access to firearms, is one of the satisfied politicians, up to […]

Pelee Island ferry workers ratify new contract

Article content Unionized Pelee Island Ferry workers represented by Unifor Local 444 have ratified a new collective agreement. Article content Two units representing chief engineers, first and second mates and engineers voted 100 per cent in favour, according to the union, while a third unit, representing everyone from ticket and reservation agents to able and […]

Nadal knocks out Djokovic at Roland Garros

The last Roland Garros of Rafael Nadal? Who can believe it after seeing him defeat Novak Djokovic in another epic battle in his favorite land of Roland Garros and defeat him 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 and 7-6 (4). An incredible show. A titanic effort. “Merci, merci, merci”, he thanked the fans, moved by another victory for […]

WHERE THERE’S A WILL, THERE’S A WAY: Redblacks’ Griffin looks to grab starting linebacker job

Breadcrumb Trail Links Ottawa Redblacks Football CFLs Author of the article: Tim Baines • postmedia Publishing date: May 31, 2022 • 56 minutes ago • 4 minute read • Join the conversation Ottawa Redblacks linebacker Frankie Griffin tackles Calgary Stampeders wide receiver Kamar Jorden last season. Photo by Adrian Wyld /The Canadian Press Article content […]

Council approves permanent patio behind Vito’s Pizzeria

Article content A popular Walkerville dining establishment will be permitted to permanently operate a back-alley patio after city council on Monday overrode earlier objections from the administration and voted to approve the restaurant’s application. Article content Representatives of Vito’s Pizzeria sought to allay council’s concerns about commercial creep into a residential neighborhood by agreeing to […]

Barrie celebrates the Queen’s 70-year reign

The Barrie British Club hosted an event Tuesday to honor Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign, making her the first British monarch ever to reach the milestone. Those in attendance dressed in red, white, and blue, listened to proclamations, participated in trivia, and wrote letters to the Queen. Barrie’s Acting Mayor Barry Ward said it’s no surprise […]