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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...

Teacher strikes and work- to-rule actions to continue

Talks have resumed intermittently, but unions representing Ontario’s teachers remain at odds with the provincial government, with more job action on the horizon.

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...

Local midwives join province-wide messaging effort

After seven years of waiting, midwives across the province are again urging the government to take action to address the pay gap in...

Townships look for more reliable grant funding

The province may be holding steady next year the overall funding it provides to rural and Northern municipalities, but Woolwich is planning to see...

Regional police receive provincial grant for RIDE program

Waterloo Regional Police Service will receive $43,622 in funding through the province’s Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) grant to help detect impaired drivers and...

Teachers hit the picket lines

High school teachers and support staff at schools across the Waterloo Region District School Board were on the picket lines...

Province rolls out new dental program for low-income seniors

As part of a plan to keep seniors healthy and end hallway healthcare, the Ontario government is investing $90 million annually for the new...
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As spread of COVID-19 slows, health officials continue to urge caution

There have been just a couple of new cases each day, and no additional fatalities this week,...

A little pizzazz for the village

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