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OPINION: 5 years to respond to FOI request a blow to transparency

OPINION: 5 years to respond to FOI request a blow to transparency

Reporter reflects on the years it took for the province to respond to a freedom of information request regarding Bradford’s wastewater plant
OPINION: Does latest weight-loss drug spell 'medical miracle'?

OPINION: Does latest weight-loss drug spell 'medical miracle'?

Oh-oh-oh, Ozempic! Columnist Wendy King shares her personal journey with the diabetic-turned-weight-loss medication
OPINION: 'Tis the season, so how are Canadians taxed on a global scale?

OPINION: 'Tis the season, so how are Canadians taxed on a global scale?

When politicians promise lower taxes, exercise due diligence and demand details about what they plan to abandon, says columnist
OPINION: Destination unknown latest travel trend

OPINION: Destination unknown latest travel trend

Columnist Wendy King wonders who's adventurous enough to embrace these magical mystery tours
GUEST COLUMN: Need to shop local has never been more critical

GUEST COLUMN: Need to shop local has never been more critical

'This is our home, and by supporting one another, especially in trying times, we ensure its prosperity and resilience for generations to come,' says chamber CEO
OPINION: What do you get for your tax dollars? Budget isn't clear

OPINION: What do you get for your tax dollars? Budget isn't clear

Ontario budget is mostly general statements on improvements needed and broad comments on what is planned, leaving many questions unanswered, says former auditor general
OPINION: Time for royals to fess up on Kate situation

OPINION: Time for royals to fess up on Kate situation

Columnist Wendy King weighs in on the latest royal scandal following doctored photo of princess posted to social media
OPINION: To avoid slips and falls, do the 'safety dance'

OPINION: To avoid slips and falls, do the 'safety dance'

Columnist Wendy King says one wrong move can send you head over heels, so here are some tips to avoid the infirmary
OPINION: Being First Nations in Canada is taxing experience

OPINION: Being First Nations in Canada is taxing experience

Exemption from certain taxes is a treaty promise to First Nations people that continues to be largely ignored despite many myths, laments columnist
OPINION: Caledon may be next municipality to oppose Highway 413

OPINION: Caledon may be next municipality to oppose Highway 413

Municipalities across the GTA have condemned the plan to build a 400-series highway next to the southern edge of the Greenbelt