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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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Province to provide $780K in support of local tourism

The COVID-19 crisis ravaged large swathes of the economy, perhaps none more fully than the tourism industry. That sector continues to struggle...

Pair of local hospitals receive $9-million funding increase

Two local hospitals in Waterloo Region are going to see a $9-million funding increase from the Ontario government. Kitchener-Conestoga...

Province announces cancellation of the rest of the school year

Home since mid-March, students will not be returning to school this spring. The province this week announced the cancellation of classes, emphasizing...

Local universities benefit from $3.8 million in research funding

Local researchers got a boost last week in the form of $3.8 million in new funding from the province. The money will support...

Farmers can expect export support

An Elmira-area farm set the stage for a new round of government funding to support producers find new markets during the ongoing trade dispute...

GRCA left up in the air by province order to cut all but “core mandate”

Long associated with recreational activities such as swimming, fishing and boating, the Grand River Conservation Authority may be forced to hike in a different...

The trail goes on, as province drops idea of selling off property

Hikers using the Kissing Bridge Trailway may be feeling the heat of the sun these days, but have no reason to be hot under...

Province announces funding to tackle affordable-housing shortage

Affordable housing increasingly difficult to come by, the province’s plan to add $1 billion into the mix was welcomed by community housing advocates. The Ford...
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St. Boniface School Graduation

Graduation this year was very different for all schools, especially the graduates of Grade 8.   This was...

Despite cancellation of this year’s event, EMSF plans to distribute $35K to local charities

For 56 years the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival has supported dozens of local organizations in the region,...

Region to discuss making masks mandatory

Health officials are considering making face masks mandatory in public, an issue that will be discussed next...

Province to provide $780K in support of local tourism

The COVID-19 crisis ravaged large swathes of the economy, perhaps none more fully than the tourism industry....