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Do you have the right to go onto a farm whenever you want?

A fundamental lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic is that humans can be disease carriers, as well as victims, and that precautions must...

Stories about Ontario’s rural rebound will be a page turner

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed almost everything, except resolve. Even though we’ve entered our third month of physical distancing...

Still too many close calls and safety issues for farmers

The COVID-19 pandemic fallout – in particular, the food shortages we’ve experienced in some commodities, due to either increased demand or decreased...

Frontline food workers to Ontario: We’re here for you

We’re pretty attached to our neighbourhood butcher. He’s always been renowned for quality, let alone service and friendliness. And...

Why $252 million for farming and food is only a start

On Tuesday, about an hour after the federal government announced a $252-million, pandemic-related aid package for Canadian farmers, Ontario’s minister of agriculture,...

Farmers struggle to bring in migrant workers

Much of the country has been shut down due to COVID-19, with borders closed and international flights all but nonexistent. That combination...

Canada should share life’s necessities with others

One reason farmers farm is the satisfaction that comes with feeding people. In Canada’s case, those people are not only the Canadians...

Isolation brings even more challenges this planting season

This week, many of us are struggling  with coronavirus-driven isolation. But for most farmers, isolation is part the job.
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Prepare now for mandatory-mask rules

Waterloo Region residents not already sporting masks in public have the weekend to get accustomed to wearing...

Brown, John ‘Jack’

March 23, 1933 - July 7, 2020 Passed away peacefully at Columbia Forest,...

Four-way stop OK’d to improve safety at Wellesley intersection

A four-way stop is planned for the intersection of Queens Bush and Nafziger roads in Wellesley, township...

Sikandar Shah

It is with profound sadness that the Shah Family announces the passing...

John Sanders

June 27, 2019 Love Lives OnThose we love remain with usfor love...