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Thursday, December 12, 2019

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In shaping the future, only the public interest counts

It’s going to take an awful lot of public participation in the regional official plan (ROP) review to outweigh the demands of...

Addicted to debt, but it’s our no. 1 financial concern

Even if the credit card bills haven’t started rolling in just yet to remind you of any overspending for the holidays, there’s a good...

Polls show a shift in attitude about immigration

Current poll numbers capture a moment in time, but Canadians’ growing disenchantment with immigration and refugee numbers are likely part of a trend. Concerns about...

Forecasted reduction in dining out a symptom of growing debt woes

Dining out is much more common today than was the case with past generations, a trend that has survived the evolution from boom-time spending...

Immigration can easily undermine a failing economy

We can expect to see some backlash from the federal government’s plan to boost the number of immigrants and refugees coming into Canada. Already...

Housing market to see growth in 2016, chamber predicts

The housing market in the Waterloo Region is poised for a boost, bringing more money and new families to the area, says a recent...

View From Here – December 10, 2015

As the loonie’s value keeps dropping, people start making alternate arrangements for the typical winter getaway.
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Jolly ol’ Saint Nick rolls into Elmira

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wellesley Lions honour late member

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