Algonquin Park – can it continue to be everything to everyone?

Paradise in Ruins – Part 2 Submitted by Christopher Huggett, retired Conservation Biologist. OPINION Only those with memory of Algonquin’s distant past can be rightly appalled with what they see today. Complaints arising from inadequate law enforcement within Algonquin Park reflect a generational shift in both demographics and social expectations. …

St. Francis thanks hospital staff for their hard work during summer

Submitted by St. Francis Memorial Hospital With the fall weather here, and daylight diminishing every day, we look back on our busy summer season at St. Francis Memorial Hospital (SFMH). Summer patient volumes are always higher than other months, and this year was no different with visits increased over past …

Paradise in ruins – Algonquin Park in the 21st century

OPINION Submitted by Christopher Huggett, retired Conservation Biologist. All photos supplied by the author. Introduced to Algonquin Park in the 1980s by mentor and friend, Ornithologist Monty Brigham, I have witnessed dramatic technological, demographic, and infrastructure changes to accommodate the interests of tourism, forestry and cottagers. As a sound technician …

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