Monthly Archives: January 2012

Missing Pete and Bill’s Pizza

It's been a few years now since Peter Kourousis passed away, and his long running business on George Street called Bill's Pizza closed down. For pizza lovers who'd grown up enjoying his hand-made offerings and shunning the chain outlets springing…

You can do your bit!

As most newswatchers know a pretty ugly LOCKOUT is happening right now in London Ont. Caterpillar Equipment, the largest maker of construction and mining equipment in the world has decided cut the wages of one its Plant's workers in half.…

Another look at a report

Having a pile of time to kill and surfing the net the agenda of this week's COW meeting in Cobourg popped up in my Firefox. Hoping to find some reference to the report that Cobourg is going to commit to…

Women Are Here To Stay

First off, a disclaimer. I am female. I was born that way. Yet, I am not prone to painting my face or fingernails and have little use for fashion. As a self professed tomboy, even though I was born in 1949 and…

Green Technology?

One of the things that gets our backs up at the BR is the way governments, of all stripes, will sell out long term potential for short term gain. A great example of this is the Harbourfront development in Cobourg,…

More Peanut Butter Economics

Two contrasting headlines caught my attention today in my regular perusal of online media. First, the Toronto Star carried a CP item and titled it “Inflation in Canada Drops As Prices Fall for Food and Gas“. Meanwhile, the press release…

Can Blogs be Impartial?

The very nature of Blogs, online publications and opinions lead the readers to judge for themselves a perception of bias. For example we find that when one listens to 'talk-radio' the majority of listeners will complain about the left-wing bias…