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EDCL donates $1,000 as thank-you to Floradale firefighters

Thanking the Woolwich Fire Department, Elmira District Community Living this week donated $1,000 to the Floradale station. Firefighters from Floradale...

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 Everywhere (RIDE) grant to help police...

$11.4 million approved for new St. Boniface school in Breslau

Students at St. Boniface Catholic school could find themselves in a new building – and new community – as early as spring...

Feds provide $700K towards Conestogo’s Glasgow Street bridge fix

Some $700,000 from Ottawa is the final piece of the puzzle needed to rehabilitate the Glasgow Street bridge in Conestogo. Combined with provincial and...

New funds for local midwives

St. Jacobs Midwives will receive $232,000 as part of the provincial government’s $28-million expansion plan for midwifery services in Ontario. Health Minister Christine Elliott was...

Feds provide training funds for new recruits

Apprenticeship and training programs run by the Breslau-based local of the electrical workers’ union got a $5.5-million boost last week courtesy of the federal...

Wellesley township expands community improvement grants to Linwood core

Wellesley is expanding its community improvement grant program to a third community in the township. Wellesley councillors recently gave the go ahead for the township’s...

Books … and some history

Part-time philanthropist, full-time robber baron, Andrew Carnegie lived in a world far removed from Elmira, but there’s a little piece of him to be...
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Crime of the Week: February 24, 2020 Case#: 1712 Offence: Break and...

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...

On a path to a new Ireland?

Bertie Ahern, who was the taoiseach (prime minister) of the Irish Republic from 1997 to 2008, was a...

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...