Monthly Archives: December 2008

Cold Weather Alert…Don’t Get Drunk And Fall Asleep Outside!

SEVERE COLD WEATHER WARNING ISSUED Oxford County Public Health & Emergency Services has issued a cold weather alert for the Oxford County area effective tonight. A Cold Alert is issued when current or anticipated weather conditions are at or below minus 15 degrees Celsius or minus 20 with wind chill, or extreme weather conditions, such […]

Woodstock Hydro..In Bill Downings’ Words

SHOULD THIS BE LOOKED AT BY SOMEONE SIMILAR TO THE AUDITOR GENERAL…OR MAYBE A FORENSIC AUDITOR? The Woodstock Public Utility Commission operated Woodstock’s hydroelectric distribution system until the year 2000. In July of that year, the hydroelectric distribution system was taken over by a newly formed company Woodstock Hydro Services Inc. The former utility was […]

Help Create More National Parks

PETITION ASKS FOR MORE NATIONAL PARKS  This is a good thing. Canada needs more national parks. Sign the petition now at Nature Canada…. http://www.naturecanada.ca/advocate/national_parks.html Canadian News..Oxford county politics, International news and more. Major focus on Woodstock, Ontario politics.

A Really Good Website

CHECK THIS OUT…THE RAW STORY http://www.rawstory.com/ Canadian News..Oxford county politics, International news and more. Major focus on Woodstock, Ontario politics.

Life…Some Lessons Learned, Some Hard Lessons For Sure

PERSONALLY, I’D HATE TO MEET ANYONE WHO CLAIMS THEY’VE NEVER ERRORED..THEY’D BE TOO GOOD TO MEET   I really do not like Forrest Gump, in fact I hate him but I do believe in his motto that life is like a box of chocolates and one never knows what they are going to get.   When I […]

A Photo or Two Of yesterdays’ flooding

EXTREME WINDS AND HEAVY FLOODING IN SOUTH WESTERN ONTARIO We took these pics just north of the city of Woodstock yesterday about 1pm. That water was about 5 feet deep in the ditch. In other areas in the northern part of oxford there were trees down everywhere and power was cut to many homes in […]

A Photo or Two Of yesterdays’ flooding

EXTREME WINDS AND HEAVY FLOODING IN SOUTH WESTERN ONTARIO We took these pics just north of the city of Woodstock yesterday about 1pm. That water was about 5 feet deep in the ditch. In other areas in the northern part of oxford there were trees down everywhere and power was cut to many homes in […]

Israel Targets Hamas..Hundreds of dead Include Children.

BLOODIEST DAY OF FIGHTING SINCE 1948  Israel has launched a huge pile of air-raids against Hamas in the Gaza strip after Hamas returned to their position of blowing up Israeli targets last week after dumping a negotiated cease fire that had been in effect for the past 6 months.  This morning Hamas claims that at […]

january 13, 2009…I will give a Speech To Rotary Internationals’ Probus Club

WHAT TO SAY TO A GROUP OF RETIRED BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS  Hmmmm, this should be an interesting event. About a year ago I was invited to speak to the Rotary Club here  in my community so I will take today off of writing on my blog to work on the final touches of a 1 hour […]

Prime Minister Continues His on The Job Training

HAS THE PRIME  MINISTER ALLOWED CANADA TO DRIFT AIMLESSLY INTO THIS RECESSION?  To me it seems obviously apparent that the Prime Minister of Canada is piloting the country by the seat of his pants and has offered no direction for the Canadian economy which now is officially in ruins. For that simple reason, the guy […]