Editorial

Wynne needs to hear message

Demonstrators marched down Main Street in Picton Sunday chanting and waving signage in hopes of sending a message to the Ontario Liberal government. They don’t…


Signing off

Not to put too fine a point on it, but this is the last editorial I’ll write for The Napanee Beaver. I’ve been a part…


New leader has big job ahead

Popular opinion polls this week showed Justin Trudeau’s Liberals and Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives neck-and-neck — with the up-until-now leaderless NDP trailing in a distant third….


A hard line on piracy

According to a report by the CBC, Bell Media, during recent NAFTA hearings in Ottawa, was pressing the federal government to force Internet providers to…


A time-out worth taking

This past week, there were several ‘big events’ of note: the grand opening of Finlay House, the new Acquired Brain Injury home in Napanee; Septemberfest,…


Pot legalization headaches

While it’s not our intent to harsh your buzz, we see a few problems with the pending legalization of marijuana. There are problems at both…


Historical balancing act

It’s been a rough spell for the once-lauded reputation of Canada’s first Prime Minister. Celebrated as the principal architect of Confederation and the founding of…


Brown on right track

Although his party is leading in popular opinion polls, and has been for quite a while, Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown hasn’t had the…


A problem with no obvious fix

For decades, Canada has, justifiably, earned a reputation for being a welcoming country — a destination for those fleeing war and persecution, or those looking…


Lessons from Charlottesville

It helps to learn from others’ mistakes. Right now, Canada should be looking long and hard at the violent events in Charlottesville, VA, to ensure…


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