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Food choices are increasingly important

November 13, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist Are diseases based on our lifestyle choices? In Canada, about 28 per cent of people die of cancer, another 20 per cent die of heart disease, ten per [...]

Let’s not forget these unsung heroes

November 6, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist From an early age I knew that one of the greatest vocations and careers someone could have would be in nursing. My wife’s two aunts who passed away [...]

Discover Downtown Oshawa: Fly By Nite

October 30, 2018

By Garth Johns/Columnist In the 1960’s, the population of the City of Oshawa was approximately 50,000.  Downtown Oshawa was, at that time, home to several hotels, four [...]

Trying thinking positive

October 30, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist In today’s world there are a lot of outside factors that sometimes concern me. Trump and new Cannabis laws are just two. So in an effort to fight [...]

Halloween spirit

October 23, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist Halloween or Hallowe’en, also known as All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of countries on the [...]

Chances to smile

October 16, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist I have some very humorous friends who brighten up my day (sometimes) with things they forward. Some of these were forwarded, some researched. [...]

The real meaning of Thanksgiving

October 2, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist Some people believe that Thanksgiving Day celebrates the beginning of the Christmas shopping season.  If we are not careful about the real meaning, [...]

These are possible election issues

September 25, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist 1. New laws for distracted driving are set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2019.  Are they enough?  The fines for distracted driving would increase from a [...]

Not my best day

September 18, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist On a recent Thursday I’d just come back from a doctor’s appointment when my wife informed me that her iPhone 7 was not working. It had been charging [...]
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