Commentary

The unfair cottage tax

September 10, 2019

Sept. 10, 2019 By Jim Poling Sr. The campaigning has yet to hit full stride, but federal election day is just over a month away ...

When the presses go silent

Sept. 3, 2019 By Jim Poling Sr. Silence is not always golden. Sometimes it is sorrowful, even hurtful. It was all that when the thunder ...

Thoughts about autumn

Aug. 27, 2019 By Jim Poling Sr. Trees, I believe, are smarter than humans. They are more grounded, obviously, but they also have an advanced ...

Rockin’ the corn patch

Aug. 20, 2019 By Jim Poling SR. I’m following the lead of Donnie Trump. I’m withdrawing from a treaty and building a wall. I have ...

A tourist’s eye view

Aug. 13, 2019 By Nate Smelle At one time or another in our lives each of us finds ourselves walking in a tourist’s shoes. Whether ...

From the people

Aug. 6, 2019 By Nate Smelle Last Tuesday afternoon our office received an anonymous phone call informing us that Premier of Ontario Doug Ford was ...

For what it’s worth

July 30, 2019 By Nate Smelle When thinking about the future and how our governments seem to be content with the status quo it is ...

Compassion, cruelty and animal companions

July 23, 2019 By Nate Smelle Each week, either Bancroft This Week or the Bancroft Times features animals rescued by Home Again that are in ...

Three flags: A history of exclusion

July 16, 2019 By Nate Smelle For the past month or so the talk around town and online for the most part has been focused ...

The buzz is back

July 2, 2019 By Nate Smelle It doesn’t take long for anyone spending a few minutes outdoors in North Hastings at this time of year ...

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