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

WWII Vet Wins The War but looses to City By-Law
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Dr.Holtom isn’t your average urban backyard chicken keeper. A World War II Veteran, and a practicing Chiropractor, Dr.Holtom is 94 years young. He’s always looking for new things to learn ...
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Have we learned nothing from overpopulated cities? (June/July 2016)
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While driving home a couple of weeks ago, I passed a field with beef cattle contentedly grazing on green pasture and then a field of corn. The best field of ...
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Old laws aren’t so irrelevant after all (April/May 2016)
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So how many times have you heard people say that those old laws that the OLA keeps bringing up to defend the property rights of people, are irrelevant and outdated ...
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A long history of working with the weather (February/March 2016)
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Wow, what a winter! I only used the snow blower two times. Some years I could have used it 2 times in one day or twice a week from December ...
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WWII Vet Wins The War but looses to City By-Law

april-may-2016-cover Dr.Holtom isn’t your average urban backyard chicken keeper. A World War II Veteran, and a practicing Chiropractor, Dr.Holtom is 94 years young. He’s always looking for new things to learn and opportunities to enrich his life.  Between hosting his weekly Saturday night poker game for ‘the ...

Have we learned nothing from overpopulated cities? (June/July 2016)

june-july-2016-cover While driving home a couple of weeks ago, I passed a field with beef cattle contentedly grazing on green pasture and then a field of corn. The best field of corn in the area, four feet high on the first of July, on an extremely dry ...

Old laws aren’t so irrelevant after all (April/May 2016)

april-may-2016-cover So how many times have you heard people say that those old laws that the OLA keeps bringing up to defend the property rights of people, are irrelevant and outdated and not of consequence in this new ‘modern’ Canada? Well folks, the province of New Brunswick ...

A long history of working with the weather (February/March 2016)

February / March 2016 Landowner Magazine Cover Wow, what a winter! I only used the snow blower two times. Some years I could have used it 2 times in one day or twice a week from December to April but then others like 1953, the year my brother was born, my dad drove ...
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