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Saturday, February 22, 2020

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Strong farm yields come on the back of a warm, wet summer

The autumnal equinox this Saturday marks, officially, the first day of fall, and for many it’s a reminder of the upcoming seasonal harvest. Pumpkins,...

Nothing spooky about the business opportunities

All Hallows’ Eve means costumes, candy and jack o’ lanterns. And also a booming business for those supplying us with all our Halloween requirements Indeed,...

Jack is the king of the harvest

Those bright orange vegetables found sitting on most front porches this time of year are big business in Ontario. There were 3,757 acres of pumpkins...
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U.S. edges out Canada in national para hockey battle

In the natural on-ice rivalry between Canada and the U.S., the American para hockey team has had the...

Federal funding to boost dementia research in Waterloo Region

An aging population and growing number of dementia cases have health researchers working on numerous fronts, from medical...

Judgment day for seven local maple syrup operators

And the winner is ... well, that’s still a secret. The winning entrant vying...

The finance industry always extracts its ounce of flesh

More than half of Canadians won’t be contributing to an RRSP this year, apparently immune to the exhortations...

The View From Here: February 20, 2020

The sap may not be running, but there's plenty of syrup on hand in these parts...