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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Owen Roberts

Does the media promote poor farm safety?

The COVID-19 pandemic has underlined how much society needs the media to deliver honest information from the best sources available. Hysteria can...

Help is on the way for understanding organic food

A truce is holding in the age-old war between organic and non-organic food production. For a long time, the...

More homegrown fruit and veggies could help with food security

We can do a lot to influence our own health status, like pursuing a diet that includes more fruit and vegetables.

Need to promote, educate and automate to address worker gap

Monday’s announcement that Mexico is going to stop sending temporary workers to Canadian farms that have registered a COVID-19 outbreak is totally...

Do you have the right to go onto a farm whenever you want?

A fundamental lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic is that humans can be disease carriers, as well as victims, and that precautions must...

Stories about Ontario’s rural rebound will be a page turner

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed almost everything, except resolve. Even though we’ve entered our third month of physical distancing...

Still too many close calls and safety issues for farmers

The COVID-19 pandemic fallout – in particular, the food shortages we’ve experienced in some commodities, due to either increased demand or decreased...

Frontline food workers to Ontario: We’re here for you

We’re pretty attached to our neighbourhood butcher. He’s always been renowned for quality, let alone service and friendliness. And...

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Brown, John ‘Jack’

March 23, 1933 - July 7, 2020 Passed away peacefully at Columbia Forest,...

Four-way stop OK’d to improve safety at Wellesley intersection

A four-way stop is planned for the intersection of Queens Bush and Nafziger roads in Wellesley, township...

Brubacher, Paul B.

Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at his home, RR 3, Wallenstein, at the age...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

Sikandar Shah

It is with profound sadness that the Shah Family announces the passing...

John Sanders

June 27, 2019 Love Lives OnThose we love remain with usfor love...

McGuire, John

July 2, 2019 In Memory of a...