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Ontario announces joint $30-billion infrastructure program

The region’s townships have a shot at new infrastructure funding under a joint municipal-provincial-federal program announced this week. Road and bridge projects in rural...

Mayors take region’s message to provincial, federal officials

Township mayors were among a group of local officials taking part in some firsthand advocacy, taking their message to Parliament Hill and Queen’s Park. Woolwich...

Wellesley expects to maintain provincial money

A source of significant handwringing and uncertainty for municipalities across the province has finally been put to rest, at least for the time being. In...

Regional council, local MPP look for changes to ambulance dispatch

Looking to make its ambulances more responsive, the Region of Waterloo wants to bring dispatch services back home. The response time from the province...

New project lets gardeners pay it forward

We’ve all heard the arguments for local food before – it’s greener, cleaner and supports local farmers – but what about local seeds? It...

Township mayors fear prospect of amalgamation

When the Ford government took a knife to Toronto council last year, slashing in half the number of municipal seats just prior to the...

Wellesley eyes 2.8 per cent tax levy increase in 2019 draft budget

Though not yet set in stone, Wellesley council is eyeing a 2.8 per cent increase to this year’s property taxes, according to a draft...

Wellesley opts in to province’s new framework for cannabis retail stores

While Wellesley is unlikely to see any pot dispensaries in the foreseeable future, the township will opt-in to the province’s new plan for retail...
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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...