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

What are our Kids to Believe? (October/November 2018)
Here in the Ottawa Valley the snow is falling, with about 3 inches on the ground and another 5 inches to come, according to the weatherman. It’s November 16th, 2018 ...
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Is there hope for rural Ontario? (August/September 2018)
It’s been 15 years since Marlene and I joined the landowner movement in Ontario. It is hard to believe how fast the years have gone by. We started out trying ...
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Hope and Faith that Premier Doug Ford can turn Ontario around. (June/July 2018)
Well, it has been a blistering hot summer here in Eastern Ontario, just about the opposite of last summer. Too much rain last year, not enough this year. No wonder ...
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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 ...
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What are our Kids to Believe? (October/November 2018)

Here in the Ottawa Valley the snow is falling, with about 3 inches on the ground and another 5 inches to come, according to the weatherman. It’s November 16th, 2018 and according to the climate change promoters, we are in a virtual meltdown, that will see ...

Is there hope for rural Ontario? (August/September 2018)

It’s been 15 years since Marlene and I joined the landowner movement in Ontario. It is hard to believe how fast the years have gone by. We started out trying to raise attention for farmers who had lost most of their income because of the Mad ...

Hope and Faith that Premier Doug Ford can turn Ontario around. (June/July 2018)

Well, it has been a blistering hot summer here in Eastern Ontario, just about the opposite of last summer. Too much rain last year, not enough this year. No wonder farmers always talk about the weather! Everything they do and plan to do depends on what ...

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 ...
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