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Split Decision

by Olivia Rutt and Jaime Myslik

New dog licensing in Erin

Smart pet owners

You can track your steps with your watch. You can stream music and video from your television. You can delve into virtual reality with your phone. We live in a technologically-smart world. 

Why not make the simple metal tag hanging from your dog’s neck a little smarter too?

The new ...



Thorning Revisited

by Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015

A sorry tale of drunkenness at the Commercial Hotel

The following is a re-print of a past column by former Advertiser columnist Stephen Thorning, who passed away on Feb. 23, 2015.

Some text has been updated to reflect changes since the original publication and any images used may not be the same as those that accompanied the original publication.

 

Liquor often ...



WriteOut of Her Mind

by Kelly Waterhouse

Fortune cookie

This column is a tad risqué. It is intended for mature audiences, (though the story is about two immature people). It involves euphemisms for behaviours that, while entirely natural between two consenting adults, are not typically explored in the Advertiser.

But it’s been a rough month for us, and for many ...

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Wellington North Guide 2017-2018

COLUMNISTS

Olivia Rutt and Jaime Myslik
Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015
Kelly Waterhouse

Recent Columns

Bits and Pieces

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  • Digital pantomime
  • Connect the dots
  • Generation gap
  • Little things
  • Tylenol kick
  • This Little Piggy
  • Nature's best
  • Canada's Business

  • The decline of civility
  • Irrational exuberance II
  • Speak up
  • An enduring register
  • A government assessment after one year in office
  • Gauge signals
  • Unpatriotic
  • Inevitable
  • Comment from Ottawa

  • The Syria question
  • Reflecting on 2016
  • Open, transparent combat mission?
  • Bad for businesses
  • Have your voice heard on electoral reform
  • Open and transparent?
  • Assisted dying
  • Leadership bid
  • Life-wise

  • Retirement
  • Canadas scarcity of calamity
  • Often we mirror our parents
  • Putting up with put-downs
  • A tale of two landlords
  • A letter from the campsite
  • Two shades of black
  • Precious memories
  • Queen's Park Report

  • Back to work
  • Merry Christmas
  • Remembering them
  • High-cost hydro
  • Six important issues
  • Emancipation Day
  • Great Lakes
  • Happy Canada Day
  • Special to the Advertiser

  • Death of JFK changed the world
  • Split Decision

  • LCBO-run marijuana stores
  • Adolescent trick-or-treating
  • Rural waste pickup
  • NFL players ‘taking a knee’
  • Public Wi-Fi
  • EQAO and standardized testing
  • Sir John A. Macdonald’s legacy
  • Housing density intensification
  • Staying Connected

  • It’s all about staying connected.
  • Stray Casts

  • Final lines: Its been great
  • Thorning Revisited

  • News from the Mapleton Township area in 1876, 1951
  • Local anti-prohibitionists fought back in the 1920s
  • Temperance worker T.E. Bissell found success in 1900s
  • Prohibition began in Wellington County in 1885
  • Temperance hard-liners failed; social group had success
  • Temperance workers in Elora never gave up
  • News of the past from the Mapleton Township area
  • Fergus train derailment broke up morning tea party
  • Valuing Our History

  • Hustonville founded, thrived, vanished in 20 years
  • Lack of railway siding frustrated Fergus’ James Gow
  • Fergus mill made oat flour for Cheerios, other brands
  • Railway passenger service waxed and waned over the 1900s
  • Tanner’s woolen mill in Mount Forest burned twice in a year
  • Elora principal George Edgcumbe ended his career in disgrace
  • Peter Perry a memorable principal of Fergus High School
  • Fire gutted Fergus building owned by Robert Kerr in 1931
  • WriteOut of Her Mind

  • Remember them
  • Art gallery
  • Fully, completely
  • Eighteen
  • Happy Trails
  • October
  • The lake
  • Shut the door
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