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Monday, December 9, 2019

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Floods are becoming more costly

The recent flooding of the Ottawa-Gatineau region made it clear to Canadians the risks and dangers when rivers spill their banks. Locally, it’s a...

Dark money in oil and pipelines make the water more muddy

The election of a Jason Kenney-led government means Alberta will be pushing to get tar sands oil flowing again at all costs, the environment...

Greening goes on in Woolwich despite provincial cuts

Engaged in a greening blitz of its own, Trees for Woolwich isn’t directly affected by the province’s cut to its tree-planting program, but sees...

There’s no place like home for curbing carbon

In response to a growing climate change problem, a St. Jacobs-based marketing firm is taking action to reduce its carbon footprint and improve the...

Climate event comes as experts predict dire fallout

Call it a good news/bad news report on climate change. The good news? The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report this week...

Drawing on Mother Nature to help combat climate change

Studying climate change and ways to combat it was a decades-long passion of the late Michael Purves-Smith, and even more so after his retirement...

Complaining about the weather is likely to become more commonplace

Find yourself grumbling about the weather? That’s really a Canadian pastime, but it’s likely to become more common as the weather grows more extreme....

Expect more summer in the weather as the season makes it official this week

Those who found last years’ summer a bit too chilly will be pleased we’ll be seeing more hot weather in the summer that kicks...
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Teachers hit the picket lines

High school teachers and support staff at schools across the Waterloo Region District School...

Getting drivers to slow down a slow process in Woolwich Township

Traffic issues, particularly speeding, are a frequent source of public complaints received by Woolwich officials. Often more...

A-carolling we go, as covered bridge hosts annual sing-along on Monday night

Recently repaired and opened to traffic, the West Montrose covered bridge will be pedestrian’s only for a...

Province rolls out new dental program for low-income seniors

As part of a plan to keep seniors healthy and end hallway healthcare, the Ontario government is...

Police out in force with RIDE programs through the holidays

With the holidays just weeks away, police have their festive RIDE program in full swing. Police services...