Today's date: Sunday February 18, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 07
   
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Black and white in a world of grey

by Dave Adsett

Of course we are all upset.

Who wouldn’t be, now that many of life’s issues are conveniently distilled down to a hashtag of one group or another.

People who fail to sign on or carry a plaque right away unwittingly become part of the problem.

A number of years ago, as the war on terror took full flight, we recall a quiet conversation with a higher-up at the OPP. He’s retired now and happily so, but he was a good guy who did a solid job.

Anyway, our informal chat, of which there were many, involved the goings-on at Camp Fallujah. There, suspected terrorists ...

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We care about our readers

by Dave Adsett

For a few months now we have been reaching out to service providers on the mental health front.

This stemmed from ...

Good news for Town of Erin

by Chris Daponte

Erin residents, desperately in need of some good news, should be thrilled to read this edition of the Wellington Advertiser.

Erin’s ...

Putting consumers first

by Dave Adsett

As of March 1 consumers are in for a break and it’s about time.

A number of years back Wellington North ...

A good citizen

by Patrick Raftis

News this past week that Alma resident Jim de Bock was recognized with an Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship will ...

Tough week for retail

by Dave Adsett

Last weekend Sears closed up shop after 65 years of serving Canadian families coast to coast.

The last few stores the ...

A tough call

by Patrick Raftis

Mapleton council found itself having the type of discussion seldom heard during budget deliberations for any level of government in ...

The drive for data

by Dave Adsett

Everyone wants it. Feedback, reports, annual statements and reconciliations – all of these activities are about the collection of data. ...

Sobering statistics

by Patrick Raftis

There’s not a lot to be concluded from the results, released by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) on Jan. 8, ...

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