Community Affairs

By: Karen Cay

Community Affairs Editor



The Story is More Than Its Headline

July 11, 2017 - 10:23am

Increasingly, I have noticed that the art of debate is starting to lose its footing.

I blame social media.

Don’t get me wrong. I love social media. I use social media in my personal life and extensively in my working life. As the Community Affairs Editor of; and – I use social media to find out what you are doing in your communities; I use social media to extend the reach of our publications by linking YOUR stories to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn.

But the problem is this: we have too much information.

Your Community is Fantastic!

February 8, 2016 - 10:52am launched less than a week ago which is so hard to believe!

We launched this exciting news portal in your community and you have had a few days to explore the site and see all the goodies we have for you.

But reporters, editors, advertising reps and management have been hard at work in your community preparing to launch this massive news site.

Personally, I have to say, it has been an exciting adventure for me to find out all about your community.

Community Section - News from the Grassroots

February 1, 2016 - 11:02pm

Welcome to!

To our readers, you are in for a great treat; one so great that it is hard to imagine.

We at want YOUR news.

We want to know how your kid's team is doing. We want to know about the teas and bake sales of the church women's groups. We want to know what all the service groups, art galleries, performance centres are doing. We want to know who is performing music, plays, art displays. We want to know the news from schools and in what ways your kids are just outstanding. We want to help recruit and celebrate volunteers.