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Local agencies makes plans for increased flooding risk associated with climate change

With the record-breaking flooding Ontario saw last spring likely to become more common, local agencies are working to reduce the impact and help residents...

Even those with jobs are increasingly reliant on food banks

An increasing number of full- and part-time workers across Ontario are accessing food bank services, a trend that can be seen in Woolwich Township...

Woolwich puts province on hold for Maryhill pit

Woolwich’s objection to a Maryhill-area gravel pit is effectively a holding provision on the provincial review of an application by Capital Paving related to...

Province pushes ahead with Bill 108

The province’s Bill 108 – the More Homes, More Choice Act – has been widely panned by municipalities across Ontario, with local councils being...

Timing is the biggest issue with Ford’s deficit battle

Good, bad or indifferent, for Doug Ford there’s no time like the present to enact the ideas he and his Queen’s Park colleagues come...

Team Alberta claims sledge hockey gold

The 2019 Canadian Sledge Hockey Championships came to a close on Sunday after an electrifying three-day tournament that saw  some of the top teams...

Feds announce $10 million in support of Conestoga Meats

Breslau’s Conestoga Meat Packers was the latest recipient of federal largesse after a visit from the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food last week. Speaking...

GRCA scramble to rework budget in light of immediate provincial cuts

Provincial cuts have forced the Grand River Conservation Authority to adjust its financial forecast. The “natural hazard” transfer payment from the province was cut almost...
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Jolly ol’ Saint Nick rolls into Elmira

The Elmira Kiwanis Santa Claus Parade saw people line Arthur Street Saturday morning...

Efforts to clear snow from roads sees fines rise

Already out ticketing cars parked on streets between 4 and 9 a.m., Woolwich will ban parking on roads...

Woolwich council moves to develop a vision for downtown Elmira

Intending to develop a planning framework that will encourage businesses to invest in the Elmira core, Woolwich will...

Province boosts funding to police to increase RIDE programs

The Ontario government this week announced it will provide $2.4 million in funding through its Reduce Impaired Driving...

Woolwich looks to widen scope of on-farm business operations

Relaxed on-farm business policies adopted by the province have Woolwich looking to change its official plan and zoning...

Wellesley Lions honour late member

Members of the Wellesley & District Lions Club gathered Sunday to honour one of their own, dedicating a...