The Grant Rant

A journalist's view from Niagara

“That’s the way the world goes ’round. You’re up one day, the next you’re down. It’s half an inch of water and you think you’re gonna drown. That’s the way the world goes ’round.” – John Prine John Prine died today from COVID-19 complications. The thing about musicians, the really great ones, is that from …

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Sometimes journalists find their careers in newspapers. Other times, newspapers find them. For myself and fellow Calgarian, Bishop Grandin Highschool alum and friend Steve Warburton, it was a bit of both.  As young men, neither of us set out to become newspaper men but fate, it seems, had other ideas. In January, the two us …

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NOTE TO READERS: The following commentary was read during our live broadcast of the Ontario Election results on June 7. It referenced a story we broke at the St. Catharines Standard about a local woman who, while eligible to vote, was prevented from doing so by Elections Ontario because she was in a hospital in …

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