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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Comment & Opinion

In an age of fake news, trustworthy sources are key

This year’s iteration of National Newspaper Week lands in the midst of a federal election campaign, making the facts surrounding fake news, trusted sources...

The View From Here: October 10th, 2019

When it comes to budget time, there's always one group that's going to get its fill and another that's going to...

At this point, we have to start adapting to climate change

What regional and local municipal governments do in the battle against climate change can’t and won’t amount to much – the numbers are just...

The View From Here: October 3rd, 2019

Knock on doors as they might, local candidates have a hard time separating themselves from their...

Dearth of leaders doesn’t bode well given the way we vote

Much of the bloom is off the rose where Justin Trudeau is concerned. Much of that is of his own doing, issues that...

The View From Here: September 26th, 2019

There is no escaping the election campaign, but there doesn't seem to be much of an appetite for what they're selling...

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Illuminating thoughts to lighten things

If you happen to notice more people walking around these days with white canes, seeing eye dogs and dark...

Chinese likely to use violence against Hong Kong

After the 17th consecutive weekend of increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong, the first protester was wounded by a...

New Face

Helping residents at Maryhill Twin Oaks Nursing Home with their bowlingSince...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Putting the green in the initiative

The woodlot in Elmira's South Parkwood subdivision attracted 35 volunteers who planted 150 trees Oct. 5....

Kitchener-Conestoga too close to call

With less than five percentage points separating the Conservatives and Liberals in the riding, Kitchener-Conestoga has become too close...

WCS expands eligibility for low-income programs

With a new financial benchmark in place, Woolwich Community Services has increased the number of households eligible for...

Police looking for Elmira vandals

A business owner is seeking out those responsible for vandalizing her property, acts that have cost her some...