Category: Editorial


Pop goes the silo

At first glance, it may appear like an extravagant waste of taxpayers’ money. But on second and third glance, the idea of artistically painting five barnyard silos in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell doesn’t seem that...

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Popsilo plus

One of the participants on Prescott-Russell’s Popsilo tour is Andre Ouimet of Vankleek Hill whose silo now sports a giant-sized likeness of a young farmer dressed in traditional garb and holding one of the main tools of the...

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Keep on Trucking

You couldn’t miss the reinforcements that arrived at the annual Vintage Iron & Traditions of Eastern Ontario Power Show, May 28, at Cumberland Museum. They were several big rigs operated by the Upper Canada Chapter of the...

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Goodbye Partner!

Perhaps no school more effectively symbolizes the tight link between the educational component and the social and economic side of a rural community than Benson Public in Cardinal. How about this for symbolism… Benson was built...

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Where’s the beef?

Speaking of super foods (see above), the plump barbecued burger served at the annual Mayor’s Rural Expo at Ottawa City Hall has to be considered in the lineup. OK, maybe not under the same criteria as blueberries… but it’s...

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