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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Basics of math, setting priorities evade politicians

It’s budget time for all the area municipal budgets, with tax increases a given – only the size of the hike remains to be...

Devices need to have better default security to protect our privacy,...

Once upon a time, a phone was something bolted to the wall in your home and a computer was something as big as house....

Be wary of Ford’s attempt to weaken regulations

When it comes to water testing, most municipalities are sympathetic to the Ford government’s call to reduce red tape – they’ve seen their costs...

Historic bridges are caught in a numbers game that’s been badly...

The debate about Woolwich’s old steel bridges is a perfect storm of crumbling infrastructure, poor financial management, neglect of our heritage and a losing...

Observer 2018: Year In Review

JANUARY Cold weather, holiday schedules wreak havoc with garbage collection Extremely cold weather to start the year wreaked havoc on waste collection in the townships, leaving...

Year-end summaries of celebrity deaths can hit home

The year-end recitation of the celebrities who passed on in 2018 included some big names, including Stephen Hawking, Burt Reynolds, Penny Marshall, Stan Lee...