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Party’s a century in the making

As a Woolwich woman hits the century mark, she’s had plenty of time to reflect on her life, contributions, and secrets to longevity...

Great Ride n’ Stride for cancer research returns May 5

A tradition for more than three decades, the annual Great Ride n’ Stride will see cyclists, runners and walkers going the distance to raise...

Great Ride n’ Stride to raise funds for cancer research

For more than three decades, cyclists, walkers and runners have been raising money for cancer research with the Great Ride n’ Stride through the...

Going smoke-free earns Breslau woman $500 in Canadian Cancer Society contest

A Breslau woman is enjoying a well-deserved reward for her efforts in staying smoke-free. Moira Coffey received $500 for winning the Canadian Cancer Society’s First...

Cancer fundraisers something personal for so many

While the weather isn’t ideal for hitting the trails right now, organizers are hopeful spring will have sprung in two weeks for the annual...

Cancer fundraiser set for next weekend in Elmira; EDSS student cancer-survivor to participate

Prepare to lace up your sneakers or hop on your bike because the annual Canadian Cancer Society’s Great Ride N’ Stride event is back...

Ride and Stride event has become their family’s affair

Eleanor Longstaff has been with the Elmira-area Ride and Stride committee since the beginning, when her husband Ralph was asked to help out. They...

Hope springs eternal

There are many telltale signs of spring, not least of which is the appearance of early-blooming flowers such as daffodils. Given the long winter,...
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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...

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...