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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Lighting it up yet again for Christmas

You may have seen plenty of Christmas lights strung up around the neighbourhood, but did they flash to a musical beat?

Taking a visit to the Christmas of yesteryear

If you’ve ever lamented that Christmas ain’t what it used to be, the Waterloo Region Museum has just the thing for you: Christmas the...

A golden hammer rather than a handshake as she heads into...

Elmira's Arlene Esch's decades of service paid off, as she recently became the first woman in Canada to receive the Estwing Gold Hammer award,...

In good form on an international stage

Breslau's Hannah Wright has had a passion for martial arts for years. Now, she’s getting the chance to show competitors across the globe what...

December makes for a busy time of the year for Saint...

With the big day less than a month away, it’s a busy time of the year no matter who you are; but perhaps no...

Dancing their way onto the world stage

Three local dancers will be taking their passion for the artform overseas to next summer’s Dance World Cup in Europe, representing Team Canada against...

Building more than just a roof over people’s heads

It takes more than just bricks and mortar to make a home, according to conventional wisdom, and more than a few homes to make...

Written words are how we remember these days

With every passing Remembrance Day, the  big wars of the 20th century slip further and further out of our collective memories. This year marks...

300 show up for Wellesley Lions’ fundraising dinner

The community of Wellesley came together for a good cause on Sunday, with 100 per cent of the proceeds of a dinner going directly...

Legion goes digital with its poppy campaign

Aligning with the modern digital age, the symbol of remembrance is now available online for the first time. The complement the traditional version, the...