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$5 will get your $50 in Trees for Woolwich event to promote greening initiative

A Woolwich environmental group with the lofty goal of increasing overall tree cover in Elmira to 30 per cent – almost double the current...

The practicalities of going green

Conestogo’s Paul Parker sets a good example for green living – he was an early adopter of solar panels, long before the technology was...

The little people snipe at each other as the oligarchs pull strings

That we marked Earth Day this week is in large part due to the environmental movement that sprang out of the activist decade, the...

Energy-efficient homes project in Breslau

It’s the latest addition to the settlement. Opening the doors to a suite of energy-efficient houses at the Riverland subdivision last week, developer Empire...

Reducing plastic for the back-to-school lunches

Here we are (unofficial) last week of the summer, which is bittersweet. Our little family has had an amazing summer, though we didn’t take...

Feds finding more money for green infrastucture plans

It’s mired in red ink and its carbon tax plan may be dead in the water – Ontario has scrapped cap-and-trade, planning legal action...

Province moves to cancel green energy contracts

Dozens of green energy projects in the region are on the chopping block as the provincial government last weekend announced it was cancelling 758...

Return of spring weather prompts return of green events

It’s starting to feel a lot like spring in the townships, finally. For those looking to celebrate the blossoming season in earnest, there is...
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New Horizons

Thirty-eight people attended the first session of New Horizons which was held on Thursday, January 9th at...

Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of...

Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again...

One-day strike to close region’s Catholic schools on Tuesday

Catholic schools across the region will be closed Tuesday as the union representing their teachers looks to get...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...