5 steps to a comprehensive Farm Succession Plan

submitted by O’Farrell Financial Services Inc. With the number of changes to tax laws announced over the summer and the potential impact on the agrifood...

A deadly crisis

For better or worse, we’ve come to accept that drugs are basically a permanent issue in modern society. Even legalising marijuana will not address...

Small Houses: A common-sense alternative?

By John Pankhurst We build big homes in Canada. A new single-detached house in 2013 was about 2,000 square feet on average, according to the...

Warning about fraud

Some of the worst flooding experienced in recent memory has occurred here in Eastern Ontario and in these times of disaster, we get to...

Stop the spread of invasive species

Nature Conservancy of Canada The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) hopes people are enjoying the outdoors and connecting with nature this summer, but at...

Ignorance is not bliss

June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, and there are people who will immediately see that and frown. There are so many negative...

A case for community development

Recently, at the Teeny Tiny Summit that was held in Merrickville, guest speaker Australian Peter Kenyon gave an excellent presentation on what small rural...

Apostrophe gains notoriety

by Patrick Babin, Ph.D. Rarely does a punctuation mark gain notoriety but it happened recently. The spotlight was on the apostrophe. Bernard Shaw referred to...

Hunger Awareness experience

Last week I took part in the Hunger Awareness event, through the House of Lazarus . The goal was to spend five days sharing...

Algonquins achieve milestone toward Treaty with Ontario and Canada

The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the Algonquins of Ontario celebrated a major milestone in their journey toward reconciliation and renewed...

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