Commentary

A different standard

November 24, 2020

Nov. 24, 2020 By Nate Smelle While driving home from a recent meeting with Kelly Wallace of the Think Turtle Conservation Initiative at one of ...

Talking priorities

Nov. 17, 2020 By Nate Smelle Last week, the province released its most recent projections regarding what Ontarians can expect in terms of the extent ...

The deep divide

Nov. 11, 2020 By Nate Smelle THE AMOUNT OF NEWS that I have consumed in the last week has been literally staggering. Squeezing in just ...

‘Losers’ and ‘suckers’

Nov. 4, 2020 By Nate Smelle Anyone paying attention to the news the past few months knows what is at stake in the 2020 U.S. ...

The evolution of understanding

Oct. 21, 2020 By Nate Smelle INITIALLY I had planned to fill this editorial space by continuing to unmask the hollowness of the anti-masking argument. ...

Un-masking the anti-mask argument

Oct. 14, 2020 By Nate Smelle What is it about the wearing of masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus that has provoked some ...

Uncomfortable conversations

Oct. 7, 2020 By Nate Smelle Recently I wound up in a text war with a good friend of mine regarding the upcoming U.S. election, ...

Numbers, words and inconsistencies

Sept. 22, 2020 By Nate Smelle As of Tuesday, Sept. 22 Johns Hopkins University had documented more than 31.3-million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide. To-date, ...

Respecting the essentials

Sept. 16, 2020 By Nate Smelle IF THERE WAS ever a year in which the day-to-day contributions of the working class deserved to be celebrated, ...

Seven shots in the back

Aug. 26, 2020 By Nate Smelle Waking up just before sunrise on Monday morning to the singing of Black-capped chickadees, I switched on the news, ...

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