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Sunday, February 23, 2020

EDSS Sports

Slo-pitch off to a quick start at EDSS

Winners of their first five contests, the Elmira District Secondary Schools girls’ slo-pitch softball team is in great position heading into the Waterloo Country...

Lady Lancers rolling through soccer’s postseason

On a seven-game winning streak, the Elmira District Secondary School girls’ varsity soccer team rode high into the regional (Waterloo County Secondary School Athletic...

EDSS track and field team hits the ground running this spring

Despite inclement weather delaying the start of outdoor training, the Elmira District Secondary School track and field team put together a strong showing at...

Lancer football program coming into its own

In the decade since Elmira District Secondary School re-established its football program, interest in the sport has grown in leaps and bounds. From a fledgling...

EDSS decathlete is just hitting his stride

Elmira student and track star Nathaniel Mechler is taking names and breaking records this year. Fresh off his second-place finish at the New Balance...

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U.S. edges out Canada in national para hockey battle

In the natural on-ice rivalry between Canada and the U.S., the American para hockey team has had the...

Federal funding to boost dementia research in Waterloo Region

An aging population and growing number of dementia cases have health researchers working on numerous fronts, from medical...

Judgment day for seven local maple syrup operators

And the winner is ... well, that’s still a secret. The winning entrant vying...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

On a path to a new Ireland?

Bertie Ahern, who was the taoiseach (prime minister) of the Irish Republic from 1997 to 2008, was a...

The finance industry always extracts its ounce of flesh

More than half of Canadians won’t be contributing to an RRSP this year, apparently immune to the exhortations...

The View From Here: February 20, 2020

The sap may not be running, but there's plenty of syrup on hand in these parts...