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Friday, February 21, 2020

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Region looking at future of Blue Box

It’s not until after the holidays that we realize just how wasteful they can be, in the literal sense, as garbage bags, recycling...

We can expect more flooding of the kind in new study

Water levels in the Great Lakes continue to climb, giving rise to concerns about flooding even as we head into the frozen-over time...

Organizers aim to put environment at the forefront of election

The federal election underway, environmental groups are looking to make issues such as climate change a central part of the campaign, organizing a series...

Drinking water concerns heat up

We saw a little bit of rain this week after a largely dry – and very hot – July, a prelude to a warming...

Pipeline decision a no-brainer given our oil addiction

No one is surprised Ottawa is going ahead with plans for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project: it’s all about the money, which trumps...

Plastic ban may be bandwagon move, but still a good idea

While more mindful of what we throw away, most of us give little thought to what happens to our trash once we haul it...

Police look to crackdown on spike in illegal ATV use

A quiet stroll on the trails in and around Elmira is usually a pleasant activity, but a spike in the number of encounters with...
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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...