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Monday, November 18, 2019

Comment & Opinion

In the age of plastic, there’s literally no escaping the stuff

Aside from relieving municipalities of the cost – some $130 million annually province-wide, though don’t expect a refund – the province’s fast-tracked changes to...

Better deal for workers, not platitudes, would be the real shift

Last week’s announcement by the Business Roundtable, a Washington-based organization of some 200 corporate CEOs, that it was changing its Principles of Corporate Governance...

View From Here – August 29, 2019

Having had nothing to do for months, the kids head back to school. Having nothing better to do, the candidates head back to the...

The View From Here – August 22, 2019

Out on the summertime circuit, the opposition is happy to see Trudeau tee one up for them via his handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair.

Pondering the two-way relationship that is civic duty

As Woolwich councillors agreed last week, good fences make good neighbours. That’s particularly true when the fences arrive ahead of the neighbours. It’s fairly recent...

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Hoffer, Donald (Donnie) Lavern

Passed away peacefully at his home in Elmira on Tuesday, November...

Coultes, Kenneth B.

Passed away suddenly at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on Monday, November...

Winfield, George Robert

Peacefully passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Freeport Campus...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Maryhill Halloween

This year was the first time that the Maryhill Historical Society was giving out treats at...

A Visible Reminder

Remembrance Day ceremonies were held Nov. 10 at the Elmira cenotaph following a...

Winter weather hits the roads

Two people were sent to the hospital following a three-vehicle collision near 7142...

Snow-clearing crews put to an early test in the townships

Monday brought more than just Remembrance Day, as snow-clearing crews in Woolwich and Wellesley townships were pressed...