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Major agricultural trends for 2020 taking root locally

Major agricultural trends being predicted this year for all of Canada are taking root here in the region. Although it’s months before crop producers...

The psychology of ice fishing

A lot of people think a person has to be crazy to go ice fishing. After all, what you are doing is deliberately...

Lack of accountability in Lavalin affair is just par for the course

Guilty of an ethical breach in the SNC-Lavalin, Justin Trudeau has finally run out of apologies. Beyond simply downplaying what Conflict of Interest and...

The music of Newfoundland helps tell its story

Taken together, some of the most memorable songs to come out of Newfoundland can tell the not-always-happy story of Canada’s most easterly, and newest,...

Say no to public money for sports megaprojects

Perhaps taking a page from Doug Ford’s quicking-moving, don’t-stop-to-answer-any-questions approach to fast-tracking often unpopular moves, the city of Calgary appears intent on cramming a...

Pork a pawn in battle with China

Canadian producers are hoping for a swift resolution to the country’s latest trade dispute with China after a ban was imposed on all pork...

Celebrating the merits of being Canadian

It’s an election year in Canada, with attack ads already trickling in. Justin Trudeau isn’t up for the job. Andrew Scheer provides cover for...
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New Horizons

Thirty-eight people attended the first session of New Horizons which was held on Thursday, January 9th at...

Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of...

Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again...

One-day strike to close region’s Catholic schools on Tuesday

Catholic schools across the region will be closed Tuesday as the union representing their teachers looks to get...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...