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A look back... by JAMIE NESBITT - Bulletin Editor
Running hounds exciting
and frustrating sport  Full Story >
Bélanger fought lesser-known language battles - NATIONAL AFFAIRS by CHANTAL HÉBERT
All Canadians will remember Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger, who passed away Tuesday at 61, for his grace under the cruel duress of ALS. In recent months many will also have come to know of his deathbed wish to make the English version of O Canada gender neutral.
But most of Bélanger’s battles were fought on a different language front. He earned his place in Ontario history as one of a long line of political champions of the province’s francophone community.
It is a role that has long come with the job of representing Ottawa-Vanier in Parliament and at Queen’s Park. Few ridings are more closely associated with the long-standing struggle of Ontario’s francophone community to maintain its place on the province’s map.   Full Story >
Gwynne Dyer - Eighty Years On: Is 2016 the New 1936?
Hegel remarks somewhere that all great world-historic facts and personages appear, so to speak, twice. He forgot to add: the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.
Karl Marx, 1852

We would all prefer a farce to a tragedy, so let us hope that Marx was right. But he has been wrong a few times in the past, so we must entertain the possibility that what awaits us is tragedy.
The “first time”, in this instance, was the 1930s, when the painfully slow recovery from a global financial crash led to political polarisation, beggar-my neighbour trade wars, and the rise to power of anti-democratic, ultra-nationalist leaders in a number of countries. The consequences included the Second World War, death camps, the first and only use of nuclear weapons, and forty years of Cold War.  Full Story >
Just a few words... by Jon Nesbitt
Birthdays
Tuesday, August 23 – Kari Beblow
Kevin Doble
Thursday, August 25 – Tracy Fyfe
Friday, August 26 – Tammy Vineberg
Saturday, August 27 – Shannon Snell
Brenda Miller
Sunday, August 28 – Darren Engel
Jim Culligan
Monday, August 29 – Mara Nesbitt
Ed and Lee Houck
Carol Gummeson
Tuesday, August 30 – Loretta Scholz
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Life as I know it! by Colleen Crawford
Living Safe  Full Story >
Sports by Bruce Penton
RIO GAMES MOST EXPENSIVE EVER  Full Story >
Kinettes take over local Terry Fox Run 

Bandits coaches face suspensions 

County MPC questions recent SDAB decision  

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