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Region gets funds to study health effects of climate change

Regional efforts to assess and react to the health threats of climate change just got a $300,000 boost from Ottawa. The Health Canada funding was...

Observer 2018: Year In Review

JANUARY Cold weather, holiday schedules wreak havoc with garbage collection Extremely cold weather to start the year wreaked havoc on waste collection in the townships, leaving...

National EpiPen shortage a concern for local pharmacists

Health Canada’s warning last week of a country-wide shortage of EpiPen auto-injectors highlighted some of the precariousness of the country’s vital drug supply. The...
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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...