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View From Here – April 13, 2017

United Airlines shows that one man’s public relations disaster is another man’s goldmine.

No extra transit charges for township developments

Those buying new homes in the township won’t be hit with thousands of dollars in extra costs to pay for transit, regional council’s administration...

Curtail spending before adding yet more taxes

Regional councillors on the administration committee made the right choice this week in rejecting a plan to apply exorbitant transit development charges to new...

View From Here – November 17, 2016

With construction on the LRT tracks moving along, the region looks for a good spin on things while waiting a couple of years for...

View From Here – May 26, 2016

Buying into the P.T. Barnum sentiment about suckers, some at the region seem intent on having the townships pony up for something they don’t want...

View From Here – May 12, 2016

Historians and archeologists of the future may find yet another layer of transportation under the pavement as autonomous vehicles become commonplace.

Real costs of LRT extend beyond region’s claims

A train set is a traditional Christmas gift many children have been happy to find under the tree. For Waterloo Region residents, the far...
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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...