Wife of minister given Order of Ontario

Seven medical doctors top the list of inductees into this year’s Order of Ontario, including the wife of a freshly minted cabinet minister. Dr. Samantha Nutt, a co-founder of the charity War Child Canada, received the honour Monday just one week after her husband, Dr. Eric Hoskins, was sworn in as Ontario’s minister of citizenship […]

Olympic torch light hearts on fire here and across this land

There was a remarkable outpouring of emotion in Stratford, Tavistock and Shakespeare on Sunday for the arrival, passing and departure of the Olympic torch. So much so that we can beat our chests a little with civic pride in the belief that what happened here was a totally unique experience specific to this area. It […]

CSIS to heighten security for Olympics

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service will “augment” its B.C. resources substantially during the 2010 Olympics, B.C. office operations manager Alan Budde said this week. CSIS employs about 2,600 people across Canada and in foreign offices and, while Budde wouldn’t say how many of those employees would have a presence in Vancouver or Whistler during the […]