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Saturday, February 22, 2020

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Summer provides berry good reasons to keep things light

Summertime brings with it an evolving menu of fresh fruit. It’s also a perfect time for staying on the lighter side of things, not...

Keeping things local and fresh really pays off

It’s busy, busy, busy in the shop these days. While preparing for the Mayor’s Breakfast, I thought how lucky we are to have so...

Maple syrup producers waiting on a deep freeze

The chilling cold of Canada’s winter has long been the herald of the coming maple syrup season. And though the weather has been less...

A use for leftover turkey, and a reason to keep grilling

It certainly felt like summer earlier on this week, the warmer temperatures and humidity making the barbecue a fine option. These Maple Mustard Turkey...

It’s all about maple syrup right now

Driving through the countryside on a beautiful sunny day this time of year, you’re likely to see a sweet cloud of evaporation in the...

Even in the city, you can tap into the maple harvest

Taking sugar bush tours on festival day, or even just driving out to Elmira, you’ll see stretches of maple trees suitable for harvesting the...

First tap makes syrup season official

There were a few drops in the bucket at last week’s ceremonial first tree tap, but it might have just been the rain. Still,...

The View from Here – March 01, 2018

The season underway, the eager beavers are lined up to get the syrup as fresh as fresh can be.
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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...