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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Editorial

Celebrating the merits of being Canadian

It’s an election year in Canada, with attack ads already trickling in. Justin Trudeau isn’t up for the job. Andrew Scheer provides cover for...

Canadians taking an ever-dimmer view of immigration

Donald Trump is on another rampage about migrants and illegal immigrants, but don’t expect Justin Trudeau to start talking about laying out the welcome...

Plastic ban may be bandwagon move, but still a good idea

While more mindful of what we throw away, most of us give little thought to what happens to our trash once we haul it...

Plenty of reminders this week about environmental issues

Though our focus on the environment may have narrowed down to the unseasonably cold and wet weather – horrible, but not to the extent...

Timing is the biggest issue with Ford’s deficit battle

Good, bad or indifferent, for Doug Ford there’s no time like the present to enact the ideas he and his Queen’s Park colleagues come...

Public to lose as province, municipalities square off

Critics aren’t wrong in calling Doug Ford’s offer of $7.35 million to help Ontario municipalities do line-by-line budget audits just another public relations manoeuvre.The...

U.S. posturing over Iran proves no lessons learned in the Gulf

Current U.S. saber-rattling over Iran evokes a very strong sense of déjà vu: a weak but tough-talking president in need of a distraction, a...

Debt numbers reveal a downward spiral, lack of foresight

Almost half of Canadians are $200 away from insolvency in any given month, meaning even a relatively small unexpected expense could be a tipping...

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After long delay, Louis named as victor in Kitchener-Conestoga

While most of the country went to bed Monday night knowing there’d be a minority government,...

Weber, Clayton M.

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at his home...

Shoemaker, Milton Wesley

Peacefully went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, October 17, 2019, at Hospice Wellington, Guelph,...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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Schlitt, Murray

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener, in his...

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Horse trainer speaks to New Horizons

It was a beautiful Thursday morning for the monthly gathering of New Horizons on Thursday, Oct. 10th...

St Boniface kids take the walking school bus

Wednesday, October 16th was a terrible day. Lots of pouring rain but that didn’t stop the enthusiasm...