Editorial

Action needed following MMIWG report

On its own, the final report of the Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls won’t make a difference. Shocking as the numbers…


The real buzz about bees

Laurie Snider Notes from the Nest A bee’s brain is approximately the size of a sesame seed. What it lacks for in size, it more…


Giving blood nothing to fear

Canadian Blood Services hosts a mobile donation clinic every two months in Napanee. For the last decade or so, this scribe has promoted them through…



Characters you’ll love

Catherine Coles Coles Notes In last week’s column, I wrote about characters on the edge; books with fictional people who are complex, often unsympathetic, and…




Trading safety for speed on the 401

Canada’s busiest highway could be looking at a speed limit increase, jumping from 100 km/h to 120 km/h. Ontario’s transportation minister Jeff Yurek made the…



Incoming Beaver editor a familiar name

Before I dive right in to offering my weekly editorial opinion, I’ll start with an introduction. My by-line should be familiar to regular readers, as…


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