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Sunday, February 23, 2020

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English turkeys vote for Christmas

Down on the turkey farm, the Scottish and Irish birds noticed that the smiling man in the festive costume was holding a hatchet behind...

New MP jumps to the next stage

Ever since he was elected as the new Liberal Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga during the October 21 federal election, Tim Louis has been...

End of an era for MP

Two weeks having passed since the federal election, Harold Albrecht has had time to reflect on his nearly 14 years as the MP...

Ideas and platforms long ago dropped in favour of electability

The federal election campaign was the most recent example of politics falling to the lowest common denominator: what’s in it for me?

The electorate needs to know farmers are also pro-environment

In these early days after the federal election, there’s a continuous line of fingers wagging at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, telling him he has...

After long delay, Louis named as victor in Kitchener-Conestoga

While most of the country went to bed Monday night knowing there’d be a minority government, voters in Kitchener-Conestoga had to wait...

Inspired or not, it’s time to vote for or against a party

Turnout at advance polls over the weekend was 25 per cent higher than in the 2015 election. Either this campaign is generating more...

The View From Here: October 3rd, 2019

Knock on doors as they might, local candidates have a hard time separating themselves from their...
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U.S. edges out Canada in national para hockey battle

In the natural on-ice rivalry between Canada and the U.S., the American para hockey team has had the...

Federal funding to boost dementia research in Waterloo Region

An aging population and growing number of dementia cases have health researchers working on numerous fronts, from medical...

Judgment day for seven local maple syrup operators

And the winner is ... well, that’s still a secret. The winning entrant vying...

The finance industry always extracts its ounce of flesh

More than half of Canadians won’t be contributing to an RRSP this year, apparently immune to the exhortations...

The View From Here: February 20, 2020

The sap may not be running, but there's plenty of syrup on hand in these parts...