It’s feast or famine

The COVID-19 pandemic has rocked our community, and every community across the globe. One side effect of the shutdown is that is has created a kind of feast or famine culture, although the feast doesn’t bring much satisfaction. The majority of the population can be divided into two categories [...]

Assumptions made about vegan

Editor: In response to the March 13 letter to the editor, Animals treated with care and respect, p. 4. I’d like to thank Eric Miller for writing into the paper regarding The Creemore Refillery’s vegan household products. It reminded me that the assumptions around the word “vegan” are very [...]

Gardens improve food security

Editor: Now, more than ever, you need to be thinking of food security. Here is another one of my letters urging you to have a vegetable garden. Or you can have a container garden. It is too soon of course to start sowing seeds but you can get ready. If you still shop for groceries […]

When are the banks going to step up?

Editor: I have spoken to several banks and researched rates and lending policies online, and it appears that Canadian big banks are only willing to defer principal payments. This actually adds to the profits of the banks and is paid for by us consumers. Here is how it works. Let’s say you defer [...]

Don’t stop the presses!

The mission of the Creemore Echo is to be a trusted leader, connecting community by providing a hub of information and services to readers and businesses, to support health and prosperity in the region. Our work has never felt more challenging – or more important – than it has this week. [...]