Why can’t we be friends? How partisan bickering erodes the democratic process

OPINION Editor’s note: This is the first of occasional articles The Current will publish relating to the 2019 federal election.  It is election year and Canada is about to get ugly. Our traditionally polite dispositions will soon be replaced by venom, pointed at those we have deemed our enemies — our …

Sale of ski hill completed

Updated Feb. 17 2019: After publication of the article below, we received the following information from the new owner’s representative in Toronto: Unfortunately it will not be a commercial ski operation. I am sorry to let you know that. But the owner is very respectful about the local sentiment and will keep …

Combermere Rec and Peterson Pathfinders partnership celebrates winter

The extreme winter wind storms and whiteouts cleared just in time for a joint celebration of winter by two Combermere organizations on February 9. The Combermere Recreation Committee hosted a Festival of Outdoor Rinks while the Peterson Pathfinders Snowmobile Club hosted a Poker Run at Crooked Slide Park. Volunteers from …

Back to Top