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Province nixes idea of forced amalgamations

The latest threat of amalgamation in Waterloo Region has been removed, as the province says it will not force a “top down approach”...

Woolwich nixes amalgamation, backs two tiers

Feedback from the public decidedly opposed to any hint of amalgamation in Waterloo Region, Woolwich councillors quickly moved this week to register their own...

Wellesley residents voice a clear ‘no’ to prospect of amalgamation

There’s no appetite for amalgamation in Wellesley, township councillors heard this week at a special meeting to discuss the province’s review of regional government. Residents...

Townships looking for public input on Ford’s regional review

A change is coming to the way communities organize themselves in the province, and it’s a change that has possibly far reaching consequences for...

Public input requested in regional government review

If you’ve got any suggestions for how to improve regional government, now is the time to make your voice heard. The province of Ontario...

Too early to say if amalgamation is an option

Ken Seiling spent 33 years at the helm of Waterloo Region, helping to steer the municipality through many changes. Though now retired, he may...

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...
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A little pizzazz for the village

To help people rediscover St. Jacobs and aid in rebranding the village, the Business Improvement Association tasked...

GRCA, townships move to reopen outdoor rec facilities

With loosening of coronavirus-related restrictions, Ontarians now have more options for enjoying outdoor recreation activities at parks...

Small abattoirs see increase in demand due to food security concerns

Issues of food security have been high on the list of changes and adaptations demanded by the...

Fourteen-year-old dies after tractor rolls over in on-farm accident

A 14-year-old boy was killed Tuesday night on a farm near Winterbourne when the tractor he was...

Police ask residents to refrain from gathering in larger groups

Over the past two weekends, Waterloo Regional Police have received several reports of people gathering contrary to...

Martin’s Family Fruit Farm to hold off on reopening its retail store

While other businesses are taking tentative steps into reopening as coronavirus restrictions are eased, one St. Jacobs...