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What is happening in Ontario politics?

March 14, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist I always believed that “don’t discuss politics or religion at the dinner table or in the work place” was good advice.  These two topics are [...]

The two books I have to finish

March 7, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist A gift from one of my sons and his fiancé was “Kiss The Ground” by Josh Tickell. I found the book very interesting, but after reading about half of [...]

A lesson in overcoming adversity

March 1, 2018

Although I am not a curler or would not even classify myself as a curling fan, last week, I got up early (5 a.m.) to watch the Olympic gold medal curling mixed doubles [...]

Making one last request

February 13, 2018

By Joel Wittnebel/The Oshawa Express The first time I met Dave Conway, I thought he was my competition. He sat in the back of the council chambers, a notebook perched on his [...]

The story behind Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist Do you know who Saint Valentine was and how he become associated with this ancient rite? I’ve been celebrating with my wife for 43 years of [...]

Appreciate the love

February 6, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist For children, Cupid and exchanging Valentine’s cards are fine, but as I get older, I appreciate more what real love is, and how it was shown to [...]

In 2018 look out for Godincidences

January 23, 2018

Some time in the last few years, I stopped believing in coincidences!  I think it may have started as a result of the following story, which I have related before. I was [...]

One bad exam should not become a burden

January 16, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist While emphasis is often placed on how well students perform on tests, a principal at an unnamed school wrote a letter to parents urging them to worry [...]

Peace for families at Christmas

December 19, 2017

By Bill Fox/Columnist Christmas, more than any other time,  is a ‘family time’.  Unfortunately, perhaps, like me, you know of families where there is conflict and [...]
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