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Our Township Councils 
Newspapers  "Our Township Councils," York Commonwealth, 14 Jan 1859, p. 2  Editorial written in an attempt to encourage citizens of Vaughan and Markham to keep their newly elected officials honest.
The Want of the Age: To Young Men 
Newspapers  "The Want of the Age: To Young Men," York Commonwealth, 17 Dec 1858, p. 2  Editorial the state of males in society and the importance of the Mechanics Institiute
Education 
Newspapers  "Education," York Commonwealth, 24 Dec 1858, p. 2  Editorial about the state of education, various school sections, and school trustees.
A Happy New Year 
Newspapers  "A Happy New Year," York Commonwealth, 31 Dec 1858, p. 2  Happy New Year wishes from the proprietors of the York Commonwealth to their loyal subscribers.
Was the Judgement Just? 
Newspapers  "Was the Judgement Just?," York Commonwealth, 31 Dec 1858, p. 2  Editorial critiquing the current legal system and the unjustness of the laws as they apply to regular citizens versus members of the current government. This opinion piece discusses the legality of members of parliament returning to power after resigning their posts at the request of the Governor...
York Commonwealth 
NewspapersText  "York Commonwealth," York Commonwealth, 10 Dec 1858, p. 1  This piece was published by the proprietors of the paper in an attempt to explain the scope of the newspapers content, their mission, and the type of journalism they intend to pursue.
Canada Politically 
Newspapers  "Canada Politically," York Commonwealth, 10 Dec 1858, p. 2  Editorial debating the merits of annexation (Confederation) and the state of the current government. This piece discusses corruption, British Colonialism, the colonial government, and whether those currently sitting in the legislature are fit to act in the best interest of their constituents..
To Correspondents 
Newspapers  "To Correspondents," York Commonwealth, 17 Dec 1858, p. 2  Publication notifying subscribers of the types of topics deemed to be appropriate for publication in the 'letters to the editor' section of the York Commonwealth.
Canada 
Newspapers  "Canada," York Commonwealth, 17 Dec 1858, p. 2  Editorial dealing with the neglect of the colonies during British rule and the subsequent raping of its resources. The proprietors feel that Canada's greatness is in its resources!
Free Trade and Protection: Which Do We Need? 
Newspapers  "Free Trade and Protection: Which Do We Need?," York Commonwealth, 24 Dec 1858, p. 2  Editorial about the merits of free trade and protectionism in the face of economic depression, as expressed by the proprietors of the York Commonwealth.
Education 
Newspapers  "Education," York Commonwealth, 24 Dec 1858, p. 2  Editorial about the positive effects of education on the masses and the need for newspapers to promote its importance. The proprietors believe that only through the education of the masses can the corruption of the government and her men be stopped.
How to Debate 
Newspapers  "How to Debate," York Commonwealth, 7 Jan 1859, p. 2  Editorial about the art of debating, as citizens prepare for their representatives to re-enter the ring called the legislature. The editorial also serves to promote the Mechanic's Institute and the importance of knowing how to debate properly to the public.
Free Schools 
Newspapers  "Free Schools," York Commonwealth, 7 Jan 1858 
Free Schools 
Newspapers  "Free Schools," York Commonwealth, 7 Jan 1859, p. 2  Editorial asking the readers of the York Commonwealth to consider the issue of free schools and what they mean to the community.
Enlargement of the "Leader" 
Newspapers  "Enlargement of the "Leader"," York Commonwealth, 7 Jan 1859, p. 2  Editorial wishing the proprietor of the Leader the best of luck with their expansion of their newspaper.
Who are interested in Municipal Affairs 
Newspapers  "Who are interested in Municipal Affairs," York Commonwealth, 14 Jan 1859, p. 2  An article about the importance of being involved in and attentive to the dealings of municipal governments and councils. This item was originally published in the "Municipal Economist".
Our Township Counsils 
Newspapers  "Our Township Counsils," York Commonwealth, 14 Jan 1859, p. 2  Editorial expressing the view that the public must keep watch over all members of government, provincial and municipal, in order to keep them honest. The proprietors put forth the view that corruption is rampant at all levels of government.
The Cause and the Cure 
Newspapers  "The Cause and the Cure," York Commonwealth, 21 Jan 1859, p. 2  Editorial remarking on the jail statistics printed in this edition of the paper.
Gentlemen, Clear the Track! 
Newspapers  "Gentlemen, Clear the Track!," York Commonwealth, 28 Jan 1859, p. 2  Editorial dealing with the current state of government affairs. This piece questions the justness of the current governments rule and their political agendas.
Bill of Fame 
Newspapers  "Bill of Fame," York Commonwealth, 4 Feb 1859, p. 2  Editorial discusses the current political situation in the Province of Canada, the address made by the Gov. General to the House, and the ineptitude of some leaders.
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