David Rockne Corrigan's articles
From 1917 to 1934, the Trenton Film Plant made more than 1,500 silent films. We talked to local historian Peggy Dymond Leavey about the studio’s heyday — and its biggest box-office bomb.
Deep River has, per capita, the most expensive fire department in Ontario — it’s hoping that new legislation will allow it to cut costs without putting residents at risk.
ANALYSIS: The premier’s claim that his government has knocked almost five cents off the per-litre price of gas is credible, writes David Rockne Corrigan — but where the next five cents will come from is anyone’s guess.
In Ontario, the province funds operating costs but not equipment. So when Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital came up against a funding shortage, they started asking neighbouring towns for help.
Late-night commuters in Belleville now have a new transit option: their very own bus on demand. We go there to find out how it works.
Thanks to one Ontario company, the recently discovered Zuul crurivastator is seeing the light of day for the first time in 75 million years.
On municipal-election day, hundreds of candidates will win by acclamation in communities across Ontario — but what does that mean for democracy?
Candidates in Kingston’s Portsmouth district won’t use lawn signs during the 2018 municipal-election campaign. Will politicians elsewhere follow their lead?
The oldest surviving lighthouse on the Canadian side of the St. Lawrence burned down in July — but on the American side, seven are still standing.
A developer wants to transform the property — but a local group is fighting to ensure that the institution’s history is not forgotten.
The pot industry has been a boon to Smiths Falls and to Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory — but while legalization is likely to help one community, it could harm the other.
Empty buses were once a common sight in the city. Now, thanks to a few simple tactics, ridership is booming.
One of Canada’s most respected urbanists says local opposition to tall condo projects is making Kingston’s housing crunch worse — and allowing low-quality designs to flourish.
Many residents see tall condo buildings as a threat to the historic heart of the “Limestone City” — but business leaders and developers favour greater intensification.
ANALYSIS: The premier-designate planted the idea during the election campaign — and several members of the PC caucus have an agricultural background, writes David Rockne Corrigan.
Polling firm Advanced Symbolics says Bay of Quinte is a key riding for the New Democrats — but with just days to go until the election, it looks as if the Tories have the lead.
The New Democrats haven't won a seat in the region since 1990 — but if everything goes right for them, an orange wave could hit parts of eastern Ontario on June 7.
If you want a good idea of who will be Ontario's next premier, look to Peterborough—Kawartha — history shows it's an excellent guide.