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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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Province to provide $780K in support of local tourism

The COVID-19 crisis ravaged large swathes of the economy, perhaps none more fully than the tourism industry. That sector continues to struggle...

Wearing masks reminds us we’re not over this yet

Wearing a mask out in public, and seeing others doing the same, shatters any illusion of normalcy, any idea that we’re living...

Series of crises an opportunity to push for fundamental changes

A rampant virus. Economic strife. Social unrest. Such are the “interesting” times in which we live today. And while...

Plenty to talk about when it comes to affordable housing

The COVID-19 crisis has brought into the spotlight a number of social issues, from income inequality to the availability of health care....

Small abattoirs see increase in demand due to food security concerns

Issues of food security have been high on the list of changes and adaptations demanded by the coronavirus pandemic. In particular, the...

A quick recovery from economic downturn appears unlikely

Health concerns still dominates the story of the novel coronavirus, but the economic impacts of the resultant lockdown are more than a...

Crisis situation an ideal time to make changes to support public

Having dropped the ball by allowing the guilty not only to avoid justice but to profit from the financial downturn they created...

Local and Canadian options key to a recovery

Restaurants have been at the forefront of the economic woes related to fighting the novel coronavirus, as stories in this week’s edition...
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Latest number of new COVID-19 cases skew younger; numbers remain low

A reopening economy and expanded testing have seen more cases of COVID-19 identified in younger residents, Waterloo...

Twin Oaks Nursing Home

It is difficult in these trying time not see family or friends when you are isolated In...

Sweeney, Alma Dale (nee Kirk)

July 19, 1942 – July 3, 2020 Peacefully passed away at Barnswallow Place Care...

St. Boniface School Graduation

Graduation this year was very different for all schools, especially the graduates of Grade 8.   This was...

Despite cancellation of this year’s event, EMSF plans to distribute $35K to local charities

For 56 years the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival has supported dozens of local organizations in the region,...