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Province makes right call in ditching amalgamation scheme

Somebody must have talked Doug Ford off the ledge, as the regional government review he launched earlier this year finds us right back where...

“New” sex-ed rolled out ahead of school start

A new sex-ed. curriculum not unlike the old one should be in place when students return to school new week. The revised policy, released last...

View from here – June 27, 2019

With turnabout being fair play, Doug Ford ups the ante on his plans to reduce education costs, invoking an endless summer for some.

Timing is the biggest issue with Ford’s deficit battle

Good, bad or indifferent, for Doug Ford there’s no time like the present to enact the ideas he and his Queen’s Park colleagues come...

EDSS students join in province-wide school walkout

Hundreds of students from Elmira District Secondary School staged a walkout of classrooms last week as part of province-wide demonstrations against the Ford government’s...

View From Here – April 11, 2019

A few of the early favourites as the Conservatives look to refresh the Ontario logo.

Ford’s playing politics with autism file, but issues are real

You can see why the Ford government wants to make changes to the province’s autism program: get a handle on expenses and introduce some...

Wellesley councillors take a united stance against the prospect of amalgamation

If amalgamation is on the agenda as part of the Doug Ford’s ersatz review of regional government, provincial officials would have plenty to think...
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Jolly ol’ Saint Nick rolls into Elmira

The Elmira Kiwanis Santa Claus Parade saw people line Arthur Street Saturday morning...

Efforts to clear snow from roads sees fines rise

Already out ticketing cars parked on streets between 4 and 9 a.m., Woolwich will ban parking on roads...

Woolwich council moves to develop a vision for downtown Elmira

Intending to develop a planning framework that will encourage businesses to invest in the Elmira core, Woolwich will...

Province boosts funding to police to increase RIDE programs

The Ontario government this week announced it will provide $2.4 million in funding through its Reduce Impaired Driving...

Woolwich looks to widen scope of on-farm business operations

Relaxed on-farm business policies adopted by the province have Woolwich looking to change its official plan and zoning...

Wellesley Lions honour late member

Members of the Wellesley & District Lions Club gathered Sunday to honour one of their own, dedicating a...