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Thursday, June 4, 2020

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Widespread shutdowns in effect as Ontario declares state of emergency

Ontario is in under a state of emergency following a declaration this morning (Tuesday) by Premier Doug Ford. Public facilities such as libraries, arenas...

A better year starts with some political resolve

Here we are just couple of days into the new year. Have you broken any resolutions yet? Did you bother to make any...

Ideas and platforms long ago dropped in favour of electability

The federal election campaign was the most recent example of politics falling to the lowest common denominator: what’s in it for me?

Lack of accountability in Lavalin affair is just par for the course

Guilty of an ethical breach in the SNC-Lavalin, Justin Trudeau has finally run out of apologies. Beyond simply downplaying what Conflict of Interest and...

Pondering the two-way relationship that is civic duty

As Woolwich councillors agreed last week, good fences make good neighbours. That’s particularly true when the fences arrive ahead of the neighbours. It’s fairly recent...

Tunnel project part of improving GO Train service

The start of construction of two rail tunnels under Highways 401 and 409 which will make way for  more GO Train service on the...

Drinking water concerns heat up

We saw a little bit of rain this week after a largely dry – and very hot – July, a prelude to a warming...
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Not an issue typically associated with the region, human trafficking is a problem here nonetheless, and one...

Coronavirus cases edge upward in line with increased testing

Having dropped off, instances of new coronavirus cases in the region are trending upwards, likely the result...

Relocated bird nest adds to cost overages on road project

Relocating a family home contributed to the cost overruns of rehabilitating a small span on Middlebrook Road,...

Police warn of caller ID spoofing scams

The Waterloo Regional Police Service has issued a warning after receiving reports of fraudulent telephone calls that...

Live-streamed concerts also act as fundraisers for charity

Avoid was created in musician Kevin Coates’ life when the COVID-19 crisis forced him to cancel concerts...

Program helps small businesses move online

Online shopping is now a well-established option, but the coronavirus crisis has accelerated the shift, and pushed...