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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

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An easy way to eat healthily, a good idea just now

By today I think we’re all wishing that our current situation was just one big elaborate April Fool’s joke.

Maple syrup a good counterpoint in this salad

Since Nokomis, the grandmother of Manubush, was the first to pierce holes into a tree to collect sap, we’ve been enjoying the golden...

Spring & Ireland come together for this soup

I’ve had quite a few people asking so just a quick correction from my last recipe – yes it is supposed to be...

Getting to the root of a tasty use for an overlooked vegetable

Once upon a time, root vegetables were staples of our winter diet, simply because they stored well and we didn’t have the plethora...

Flatbreads have a long and tasty history

Well time “Marches” on and after last week I think we’re all ready for spring to arrive. With that, however, comes the panic...

Touch of Greece livens up a chicken sandwich

Sometimes you feel like something quick and easy when it comes to whipping up lunch or dinner. Sandwiches certainly fit the bill, though you...

On the hunt for some tasty chicken

Some of us hunt for love, some of us hunt for our car keys, and some of us hunt for chicken.

Shepherd’s pie is a staple for a reason

Shepherd’s pie is a hearty staple, one that’s earned its status as a classic. It’s also versatile, allowing you to customize it as...

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Schaner, Helen Gertrude

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Cressman, Lawrence Albert “Larry”

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Increase in number of COVID-19 slows in Waterloo Region

There are now 185 cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region, the Public Health department reported this morning...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

The don’ts and dos on coronavirus

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Number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the region

There are now 148 cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region, the Public Health department reported this morning...

Shantz, William Bruce “Bill”

William Bruce "Bill" Shantz Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at...

April Fools prank hits school board social media

Normally the first day of April is devoted to good humoured pranks on friends and family. But,...