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Millroy: Barker didn’t leave empty-handed

Dr. Kimberly Barker, who was forced to resign as medical officer of health after it was revealed she had hired a convicted criminal with...

Millroy: Over 7,000 Canadians Have Done This

I was in a favour of an assisted-dying law for this country long before one was finally enacted in 2016, which came about as...

Millroy: The Importance of Economic Development

When I mentioned in last week’s column that city council had only given lip service to the city’s economic development department back in the...

Millroy: Economic Development Under Council Supervision

It looks, at least to me, that the Economic Development Corporation has come full circle. Back in the 1980s, economic development was a two-person show...

Millroy: Same-Sex Marriage 15 Years Later

In the lead-up to Canada legalizing same-sex marriage in July 2005, those on the far right of the religious spectrum chanted repeatedly that it...

Millroy: The paramedic I spoke with is not impressed

Although the Sault Ste. Marie District Social Services Administration Board will be taking direct control of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the new year,...

Millroy: A Complaint About the Teachers , One I Have Harboured for a Long,...

I, like probably most residents of this province, support the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation in opposing government changes to the education system, especially...

Millroy: The Honest To Goodness Fee

When Chuck’s Roadhouse Bar and Grill opened up recently in the former Boston Pizza Shop on Great Northern Road, it brought something with it...

Millroy: Animals Finally Get The Protection They Deserve

Teeth. Finally an animal protection act that appears to have some bite to it. The Progressive Conservative government headed by Doug Ford has endured a lot...

Millroy: I have never been a fan of Cherry’s

Under normal circumstances the story of hockey analyst Don Cherry’s intolerant remarks on Hockey Night in Canada about immigrants not wearing poppies, Canada’s symbol...






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