Rural Reflections Blog: Latest Rural News & Editorials by Tom Black

Making Our Votes Count on June 7th (Apr./May 2018)
June 7th is just about here, folks. Who will you vote for in your riding? For some, it is a slam dunk – Doug Ford – ‘we have to get ...
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It’s all about Principles (Feb./March 2018)
Landowner Magazine February March 2018 Edition
Today is St. Patricks Day as I pen this page and I think of my ancestors who came to this country from the Emerald Isle, to escape the potato famine. ...
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The Race to the Bottom (Dec./Jan. 2018)
Here we are in a brand new year, 2018 with a brand new pay structure imposed on private businesses by a government in Ontario that has no sense of responsibility ...
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Where is the Justice? (October/November 2017)
The level of government that affects people’s lives the most on a day to day basis is often our local municipal government. There are many reasons for this of course. ...
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Making Our Votes Count on June 7th (Apr./May 2018)

June 7th is just about here, folks. Who will you vote for in your riding? For some, it is a slam dunk – Doug Ford – ‘we have to get rid of Wynne’. I understand that sentiment, we have all had enough. But is Doug Ford ...

It’s all about Principles (Feb./March 2018)

Landowner Magazine February March 2018 Edition Today is St. Patricks Day as I pen this page and I think of my ancestors who came to this country from the Emerald Isle, to escape the potato famine. The population of Ireland in 1835 was about 8 million people. Though accurate records were not ...

The Race to the Bottom (Dec./Jan. 2018)

Here we are in a brand new year, 2018 with a brand new pay structure imposed on private businesses by a government in Ontario that has no sense of responsibility when it comes to dealing with money. What could you expect from a government that doesn’t ...

Where is the Justice? (October/November 2017)

The level of government that affects people’s lives the most on a day to day basis is often our local municipal government. There are many reasons for this of course. Often locals go into politics with great intentions to fix what they perceive as the issues ...
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