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Comment & Opinion

We’ll have to adhere to COVID-19 measures for a while yet

Any thoughts about measures to stem the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic being short-lived came to a halt this week, as the...

The View From Here: April 2, 2020

The celebration of maple syrup season will have a much different look this weekend.

Officials taking more liberties in wake of COVID-19 scare

The national plan on slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus involves all of us keeping our distance. It’s a strategy that works best...

The View From Here: March 26th, 2020

The province knows it can only push so far in shutting down facets of the economy.

We’ll have to work together to lessen impact of pandemic

Spreading more rapidly than the novel coronavirus, the resultant societal changes mean each day brings new measures, altering our daily routines.

The View from Here: March 19th, 2020

It's all about the context as the COVID-19 outbreak puts a damper on calls to "get outside and play."


The don’ts and dos on coronavirus

Some of the views expressed here are controversial. So, do ask your doctor. Dr....

Number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the region

There are now 148 cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region, the Public Health department reported this morning...

Shantz, William Bruce “Bill”

William Bruce "Bill" Shantz Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

April Fools prank hits school board social media

Normally the first day of April is devoted to good humoured pranks on friends and family. But,...

Floto, Kim Laverne

Kim Laverne Floto Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Wednesday,...

Region records second death due to COVID-19

A man in his 50s is Waterloo Region’s second coronavirus-related death, with Public Health officials announcing yesterday...

Rody, Kathryn Marie (nee Kelly)

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Grand River Hospital,...