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Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by somebody’s military. Not the very...

Answering some of life’s mysteries, and posing one

Is there life after death? Is it better to prepare for that eventuality now, or just grab onto life and enjoy the ride?...

Water bills join death and taxes as inevitable

Death, taxes and ever-increasing water bills. Woolwich wants to link the latter two, with the first not a good enough...

Some 450 animals perish in fire

It was all hands on deck when all three Wellesley fire stations, Waterloo Regional Police and a Woolwich Fire Department tanker were called to...

Death penalty sates need for vengeance; danger in our authoritarian times

The killing in Fredericton of four people, two of them police officers, has sparked another round of the eternal gun-control debate. Even in Canada,...

Police to hold 20th anniversary memorial service for Cst. David Nicholson

It’s been 20 years since the first and only Waterloo Regional Police officer died in the line of duty. There’ll be a special ceremony...

Tragedy ends Elmira couple’s national milk tour

Elmira’s Henk and Bettina Schuurmans’ national milk tour ended in tragedy on Monday morning, when their John Deere 6430 was rear-ended by a semi-truck...

EDSS students quickly launch fundraiser for family of Elmira man

EDSS students have rallied around one of their own following a family tragedy, launching an online fundraising campaign and holding a barbecue this week. The...
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New Horizons

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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...