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New MP jumps to the next stage

Ever since he was elected as the new Liberal Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga during the October 21 federal election, Tim Louis has been...

Minority governments have an upside, but no guarantees

It’s no surprise that those most elated by the results of this week’s federal election are public sector workers, who are already jockeying up...

Local labour council welcomes changes to federal legislation

The announcement by the federal government last month to repeal two pieces of legislation introduced by the previous Harper government, which placed restrictions on...

Albrecht survives as Liberals sweep to majority

Although the rest of Canada voted overwhelmingly for the Liberals, locally voters decided to re-elect a familiar face to be their voice in Ottawa. After...

View From Here – October 22, 2015

The four other Waterloo Region ridings having gone Liberal, Kitchener-Conestoga’s Harold Albrecht survives a close race to become the last one standing.
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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...

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...