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Robots are coming for even those less-than-stellar Walmart jobs

Having done much to support the outsourcing of jobs to China and the resultant problems that followed, Walmart is now of course doing its...

We’re in for a flood of severe weather beyond miserable spring

The arrival this week of some better-than-seasonal weather has ideally put an end to what was a miserable spring, itself the successor of a...

Despite much fuss and even more money, the suburbs still rule the roost

From limiting growth and encouraging intensification, from cycling lanes to an LRT boondoggle, we’re going to see an increasing number of projects designed to...

It may be populist, but latest Ford move is petty, recalling another politician

Doug Ford is right about one thing: nobody is going to shed tears over the prospect of fewer politicians. There are plenty of other reasons...

Yet another example of a system that puts profits ahead of the public good

As wholesome as mother’s milk. What could be better? Money, of course. Corporate profits trump babies’ health, each and every time, at least if you’re...

Scrapping cap-and-trade scheme, lower gas prices are Ford’s populist priority

Having campaigned on a populist platform, Doug Ford is pressing ahead with that stance just days into the job as Ontario’s new premier. Ford plans...

Odds are Michael Harris was a victim of party politics endemic to our system

Both of the previous provincial elections were the Conservatives’ to lose. And they did just that. The third time might be the charm, or...
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Walden, James “Jim”

James "Jim" Walden Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at St....

Health officials see reason for optimism in coronavirus situation

As the economy reopens and more of us emerge from the coronavirus-lockdown, the numbers add to the...

It happens here too

Not an issue typically associated with the region, human trafficking is a problem here nonetheless, and one...

Relocated bird nest adds to cost overages on road project

Relocating a family home contributed to the cost overruns of rehabilitating a small span on Middlebrook Road,...

Hometown sketches compiled

Della vanDokkumburg started sketching pictures of the town almost three months ago, when encouragement came from her...

Police warn of caller ID spoofing scams

The Waterloo Regional Police Service has issued a warning after receiving reports of fraudulent telephone calls that...