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Local agencies makes plans for increased flooding risk associated with climate change

With the record-breaking flooding Ontario saw last spring likely to become more common, local agencies are working to reduce the impact and help residents...

Local autism services in limbo as province vows to change course

It’s still too early to say what, if any impact the province’s course reversal on autism programs will have on KidsAbility’s recent announcement it...

EDSS students join in province-wide school walkout

Hundreds of students from Elmira District Secondary School staged a walkout of classrooms last week as part of province-wide demonstrations against the Ford government’s...

Gearing up for yet another round of education unrest

It’s no surprise the Ford government has prompted unrest in the public-sector ranks, most notably of late among teachers. Activities such as the recent...

Local health centre looking to be a rural voice under province’s new healthcare scheme

The province is proposing a massive overhaul of Ontario’s vast healthcare system, which, if implemented, promises to shakeup how services are planned, delivered and...

Autism protestors target MPP

The battle against the province’s changes to its autism program got a local front last week as protestors gathered outside Kitchener-Conestoga MPP Mike Harris’...

Ford’s playing politics with autism file, but issues are real

You can see why the Ford government wants to make changes to the province’s autism program: get a handle on expenses and introduce some...

Too early to say if amalgamation is an option

Ken Seiling spent 33 years at the helm of Waterloo Region, helping to steer the municipality through many changes. Though now retired, he may...
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Jolly ol’ Saint Nick rolls into Elmira

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

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 roads...

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 will...

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 Driving...

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 zoning...

Wellesley Lions honour late member

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