BREAKING : Contact Tracking Takes Off in Ontario With Dire Implications
Canada / Coronavirus / Covid-19 / Ontario / The Wedge

BREAKING : Contact Tracking Takes Off in Ontario With Dire Implications

By Phil Anders for theWedge.LIVE The coronavirus which caused much stress to Canadians and their economy is now a threat on its way out. The much touted curve is flat. In the most untimely manner masks are now imposed. There are reports of goggles next. As the world reportedly is witnessing the end of the … Continue reading

Constitutional Lawyer Tackles Canada Lockdowns With Shocking Information
ALBERTA / Canada / Covid-19 / Ontario

Constitutional Lawyer Tackles Canada Lockdowns With Shocking Information

By MaggieM, Editor, Show Host, The Wedge.LIVE “Have the lockdowns caused more harm than good?,” the Justice Centre For Constitutional Freedoms in Canada asks of our regulators and politicians. This question looms over our nation especially as July winds down. The coronavirus seems to have petered out to a status lower than the common flu. … Continue reading

Ontario Begins Controlled And Limited Reopening
Business / Ontario / The Wedge

Ontario Begins Controlled And Limited Reopening

Another province begins to loosen regulations and prime the economy for a long return to health. Strict guidelines stay in place–the ones we have all been indoctrinated to follow. The Ontario government is allowing certain businesses and workplaces to reopen as long as they comply. Those permitted to start up include seasonal businesses and some … Continue reading

How My “Non-Essential” Retail Shop Found Life Online
Business / Ontario / Recovery / The Wedge / Westport

How My “Non-Essential” Retail Shop Found Life Online

By Elizabeth Hess for theWedge.LIVE For the past 15 years, I have been self-employed in the horticulture industry. It has been the best journey that I have undertaken for myself and for my family. I started as a small garden design business and evolved very quickly towards a design-build firm. At the start of my … Continue reading

Corona Beer Takes Huge Hit From Pandemic Hysteria
Ontario / Smiths Falls / The Wedge

Corona Beer Takes Huge Hit From Pandemic Hysteria

By Phil Anders for theWedge.LIVE The progressive corporation that dominates in alcohol beverages, Constellation Brands, is suffering from irrational behavior. It’s bestselling Corona beer is a popular, much loved brand, especially by yours truly. 38% of Americans surveyed (by CNN)  “would not under any circumstances,” buy the beer because of the corona virus. I wonder … Continue reading

Ontario Wine Growers Get Boost & Valentine’s Day Choice
Food / Love Month / Ontario / The Wedge

Ontario Wine Growers Get Boost & Valentine’s Day Choice

By Phil Anders for theWedge.LIVE On this Valentine’s Day 2020 much wine will be poured. It is the lovers’ elixir. Ontario has an important role in its production. We have watched the Niagara and Prince Edward County regions grow into mature destinations for wine growers and wineries. Surprisingly, there are many isolated vineyards dotted throughout … Continue reading

Tragedy Leads Westport Creative To Ponder Closure
Ontario / The Wedge / Westport

Tragedy Leads Westport Creative To Ponder Closure

By Maggie M, Editor, Publisher, theWedge.LIVE Elizabeth Hess is a creative force in the small–yet world renown–village of Westport, Ontario. She operates the Creative Gardens off of its main street, a shop and atelier for her floral creations. Hess was working on a stellar Valentine’s Day campaign and her telescopic mind was also percolating on … Continue reading

Ontario To See Major Sports Events in 2020
Kingston / Ontario / Ottawa / Sports / The Wedge

Ontario To See Major Sports Events in 2020

By Gracie Griffon for theWedge.LIVE Province Helping Support Canadian Athletes and Boost Local Economies Ontario is attracting more national and international sport events to the province. This smart move will allow the province to showcase its exceptional athletic talent. The really good news is these events will increase economic activity and boost tourism. Lisa MacLeod, … Continue reading

Ontario investing in its far North Connecting Communities
Northern Ontario / Ontario / The Wedge

Ontario investing in its far North Connecting Communities

By Phil Anders for theWedge.LIVE Christmas came a little early for remote communities of Northern Ontario. Ontario’s government is connecting remote communities and creating opportunities for economic development by investing in the 2019-20 winter roads program. On December 20, Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and Minister of Indigenous Affairs, announced over … Continue reading

Ottawa’s Boxing Week Bonanza : Carbon Hike on “everything”
ALBERTA / Canada / Ontario / Saskatchewan / The Wedge

Ottawa’s Boxing Week Bonanza : Carbon Hike on “everything”

By MAGGIE M, Editor, Publisher, Wedgee-in-Chief, theWedge.LIVE “The carbon tax will raise the price of everything,” spokesperson Jonah Mozeson, Senior Press Secretary, Justice and Solicitor General, Alberta, said today. It’s hitting all Canadians’ home heating and gas at the tanks on January 1, 2020. As we all know from experience, a hike on transportation costs … Continue reading

Bruce Linton 2.0
Ontario / Smiths Falls / The Wedge

Bruce Linton 2.0

By MAGGIE M, Editor, Publisher, Wedgee-in-Chief, theWedge.LIVE “Hey Maggie! your lights are still on,” Bruce Linton noticed as I unloaded my equipment from my ol’ clunker to capture his latest building project. It’s pure Linton. He notices small things. He spoke of small details many times as I visited Canopy for media events, the light … Continue reading

Our Sweetest Couple : Thankful and Giving in Smiths Falls
Food / Ontario / Smiths Falls / The Wedge

Our Sweetest Couple : Thankful and Giving in Smiths Falls

By MAGGIE M, Editor, Publisher, Wedgee-in-Chief, theWedge.LIVE We huddled near the Thanksgiving end-aisle, our voices down to a low pitch, Wanita  Andress, Dan Andress, and this writer. We dug into our collective treasury of heartfelt expressions for the days coming. It was not easy in a sea of cheezy options. How can you transmit profound … Continue reading

Ontario Photo Traveled Around the Globe : A follow-up
Ontario / Opinion / The Wedge

Ontario Photo Traveled Around the Globe : A follow-up

Phil Anders for theWedge.LIVE The world watched yesterday as these young Antifa activists assaulted an elderly woman screaming as loudly as lungs would permit, “Nazi scum,” inches from her ears, and blocking her way into hearing a federal candidate. The world did not side with the activists. The overwhelming dread at the video captured gives … Continue reading

Kemptville Community Grocer Turns Into Disney Set
Kemptville / Ontario / The Wedge

Kemptville Community Grocer Turns Into Disney Set

By Maggie M, Editor, Wedgee-in-Chief, theWedge.LIVE “Jim, there’s a hole in your strawberry merchandising,” I alerted Jim Beveridge, owner of B & H Your Community Grocer in Kemptville when I attended to cover this unique event. “Yes, a woman ate a strawberry from a basket and then announced she was allergic to strawberries,” Beveridge replied … Continue reading

First Bus Stop On First School Day In Smiths Falls
Food / Ontario / Smiths Falls / The Wedge

First Bus Stop On First School Day In Smiths Falls

By MAGGIE M, Editor, Wedgee-in-Chief, theWedge.LIVE It’s that romantic time of the year again–that time when children leave the nest each day to progress in life. It’s back-to-school time. For many parents, parting is sweet sorrow. Sniff. Sniff. The moment is well-captured by Wanita and Dan Andress now grandparents and empty-nesters. They stocked the yellow … Continue reading