Category Archives: Eastern Ontario

Photos From Vankleek Hill’s 2018 ‘Festival of Flavours’

. Photos from Vankleek Hill’s ‘2018 Festival of Flavours‘ . .

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Maybe it’s time to kill the May Show

The May Show of today is a pale imitation of the May Show that was so successful through the 1980’s and the first half of the 90’s, so maybe it’s time to stop pretending and just let it die. The … Continue reading

Posted in Champlain Township, Eastern Ontario, Entertainment, Hawkesbury, Reporting, Vankleek Hill, Writing | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

MoneySense magazine ranks Hawkesbury 150th out of 190 cities, people ask ‘what the fuck is MoneySense magazine?’

. For a few years MoneySense, a Toronto-based magazine, has been ranking cities in Canada from best to worst. For the third year in a row they’ve decided Hawkesbury is one of the worst places to live in Canada, and … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Champlain Township, Eastern Ontario, Hawkesbury, Journalism, News, Politics, poverty, Vankleek Hill, Writing | Tagged , | 11 Comments

Little Victor Update | Speed demon

. Victor has been walking since April. Every day he gets more confident in his stride, and the motions get less jerky. Unfortunately the confidence is leading him to move at speeds he’s not quite ready for. Which means my … Continue reading

Posted in Champlain Township, Eastern Ontario, Family, Parenthood, Parenting, Vankleek Hill, Victor, Victor's Week In Review, Writing | Tagged | 4 Comments

The 2011 Liberal Party election results might count as ethnic cleansing

So… that was interesting. I am blown away at the collective humph to the nuts Canada has given to the Liberal Party of Canada. Seriously, it’s about time. The past fourteen years have been like being trapped in a room … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Canadian Politics, Conservative Party of Canada, Eastern Ontario, Liberal Party of Canada, NDP of Canada, Politics, Quebec Politics, Vankleek Hill, Writing | 6 Comments

The demolition of Vankleek Hill’s high school

. . Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute (ESVCI), the high school I occasionally attended, sometimes for days in a row, is being slowly and finally demolished. When the school board finally announced Vankleek Hill would be getting a new school, to … Continue reading

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