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Region looking at future of Blue Box

It’s not until after the holidays that we realize just how wasteful they can be, in the literal sense, as garbage bags, recycling...

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...

Proposed changes to Blue Box program make sense

Changes proposed for the Blue Box recycling program would see producers paying the full cost, in essence closing the loop from manufacturing to disposal. That’s...

View From Here – August 15, 2019

Proposed changes to the Blue Box program may get municipalities out of your recycling bin ... and wallet.
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Crime of the Week: July 6, 2020 Case#: 1731 Offence: Home Invasion...

St. Boniface School Graduation

Graduation this year was very different for all schools, especially the graduates of Grade 8.   This was...

Region to discuss making masks mandatory

Health officials are considering making face masks mandatory in public, an issue that will be discussed next...

Province to provide $780K in support of local tourism

The COVID-19 crisis ravaged large swathes of the economy, perhaps none more fully than the tourism industry....

Council approves zone change for township development in village

Slightly scaled back, a townhouse development in Wellesley village moved one step closer this week when township...