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Local businesses partner for raffle to help WCS

Community spirit has been showcased prominently throughout the entirety of the coronavirus pandemic. From making masks, to helping vulnerable persons with everyday...

Series of crises an opportunity to push for fundamental changes

A rampant virus. Economic strife. Social unrest. Such are the “interesting” times in which we live today. And while...

Need to promote, educate and automate to address worker gap

Monday’s announcement that Mexico is going to stop sending temporary workers to Canadian farms that have registered a COVID-19 outbreak is totally...

Brazil’s populist pandemic response

What do you do if you are in charge of dealing with the pandemic and the number of deaths is getting out...

Health officials see reason for optimism in coronavirus situation

As the economy reopens and more of us emerge from the coronavirus-lockdown, the numbers add to the sense of optimism: there have...

Hometown sketches compiled

Della vanDokkumburg started sketching pictures of the town almost three months ago, when encouragement came from her online artists’ group to draw...

Eating better through the pandemic

As hard as some try, it’s not always easy to eat right and maintain a healthy diet. Life gets in the way,...
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St. Boniface School Graduation

Graduation this year was very different for all schools, especially the graduates of Grade 8.   This was...

Despite cancellation of this year’s event, EMSF plans to distribute $35K to local charities

For 56 years the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival has supported dozens of local organizations in the region,...

Province to provide $780K in support of local tourism

The COVID-19 crisis ravaged large swathes of the economy, perhaps none more fully than the tourism industry....

Council approves zone change for township development in village

Slightly scaled back, a townhouse development in Wellesley village moved one step closer this week when township...

We’re letting our routine vaccinations slide, say experts

Even as the world is waiting for one specific vaccination to be created, many others are being...