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LETTER: Who knows what lies in hearts of politicians
Taxation is the traditional companion of political power. It borders not far away from criminal extortion since the elected representative no matter what party extorts money under penalty.
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Queensdale bike lane pilot project about safety
Over the next two years, Queensdale Avenue will be reconstructed between Upper Wentworth and Upper Sherman (2013), and Upper Wellington to Upper Wentworth (2014).
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Friday, September, 26, 2014 - 8:08:50 PM
88 jobs lost as east Mountain grocery store closes "Doesn't surprise me considering for the last 5 years, there are only 1 or 2 cashiers with 20 people lined up. I stopped shopping here for that reason."
Comment by spiridus
Monday, September, 22, 2014 - 6:06:34 PM
John Iachelli challenges incumbent Lloyd Ferguson for Ancaster council seat "Wow. The article does not state that the value of his home doubled. It just says the property tax almost doubled. It is always wise to thoroughly read and understand an article before commenting. That does not instil confidence either."
Comment by kitten
Friday, September, 12, 2014 - 10:10:39 PM
John Iachelli challenges incumbent Lloyd Ferguson for Ancaster council seat "This guy apparently doesn't understand that when the value of your home doubles so do your property taxes. Doesn't really instill confidence."
Comment by blerg
David SweetWEB
Our community heroes receive Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals
In honour of the 60 years that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has been the sovereign of Canada, each MP was given 30 Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals to award to deserving community leaders and volunteers throughout 2012.
Choose real people over devices
Social media seems to be controlling our lives more than ever before in more than just one way.
Elves work in secret, wonderful ways
This is the season when we are caught up in the wonder of the North Pole elves.
dustycornersweb
DUSTY CORNERS: Thinking about some old friends
Well, here it is! This is my 80th December since being Christened in a bath tub in a second floor flat way back in 1932.
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Reflections on the old Onteora Public School
In 1948, the corner of Upper Wellington and Fennell boasted an educational jewel: Onteora Public School, my first ‘home’ away from home.
Responsible development first priority
Here we go again! Another developer, another speck of land in Dundas and another six-storey condo proposal.
Bone-headed design reduces safety
I don't know any of the details of this tragedy, but I do know this area of Governor's Road is a very densely populated residential one with hundreds of condos, apartments, a busy grocery store and even a retirement and long-term care facility.
Waiting for EcoPark at Valley Town gateway like waiting for next ice age
Ever since arriving in Dundas four years ago and learning about our historic Desjardins Canal, I have repeatedly stated that filling in the turnaround was a mistake.
Don’t eliminate treasures
I am dismayed by the proposal to shut down Webster's Falls and Spencer Gorge to hikers.
dustycornersweb
DUSTY CORNERS: Fill the oil, trim the wick time
One hundred years ago on the Mountain, one of the daily chores, along with cutting wood, stoking ashes out of the kitchen stove and cleaning the ice box, was caring for the oil lamps.
COMMUNITY COLUMNIST: Your Christmas donations truly valued by recipients
As we jump into yet another yuletide season filled with chaos, stress and excitement, we can’t help but take some time to reflect on Christmases past.
RussPowers copyWEB
’Tis the season for Dundas traditions
Last Friday evening, a large crowd of young and mature attended the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Memorial Square in Downtown Dundas (In 1914, Dundas was the first community in Canada to have a municipal Xmas tree).
In the spirit of the holidays, let us give to Planet Earth
Bravo to the author of this letter to the editor regarding the cowardly and disrespectful act of throwing garbage on his lawn and elsewhere.
Canada as a nation founded on Christian principles
Canadians are free to spend Easter however they choose. Well, not if you are Christian and working at the Eaton Centre this Easter. In this case you are persecuted for your religious beliefs.
Arguments over trail systems border on ridiculous
I am glad the city is listening to residents and willing to make compromises in instances such as this.
 
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