It appears change is in the air for municipal politicians as a wave of democratic transformation sweeps the region. Following the October election, various councils in Northumberland and beyond are holding their inaugural sessions, swearing in new and old members for the next four-year term. With the new faces comes a new way of doing business. And, from a distance, it appears politicians wish to be more accountable to the citizenry, something many promised during the campaign.
Dave Glover and I discuss men’s attitudes towards personal health with Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge and District Health Unit representative Elsie Azevedo Perry as part of Movember, the annual fundraising drive and awareness program. Continue Reading →
My daughter is refusing to look at me for the next month. That is because I shaved my beard and moustache off on Oct. 31. This has only happened once before, about three years ago. Until then, I had facial hair since I was 18-years old, either a goatee or a full beard. Continue Reading →
Poppy Campaign Chair Iris Milne, second vice-president of Cobourg Legion Branch 133, and John Aitken, veterans service officer, talked about the Remembrance Day ceremony in Victoria Park, community support and the plight of veterans with Dave Glover and I.
Local businessman Adam Moulton defeated party insider Paul Smith as the federal Conservative candidate for the new riding of Northumberland-Peterborough South last weekend at the Port Hope High School in a battle that drew attention across the country. Continue Reading →