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Friday, February 21, 2020

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From Flanders to Breslau, local producer films dramatic reading of McCrae poem

Perhaps the most iconic words of sacrifice and remembrance, “In Flanders Fields” is the subject of a dramatic recitation captured on film last weekend...

Libraries aren’t as easy a target of cuts as they appear to be

At first blush, the province’s cutting of inter-library loan services may seem like an easy place to save money: in a digital age, aren’t...

Reading early and often pays big dividends in life

Summertime, and the readin’ is easy. Well, that’s the theory, at any rate. We have more books to read than ever before, and more...

Summertime, and the reading is easy

Plenty of free time, long car trips, and lazy afternoons at the cottage all require one thing – a good book. And books are certainly...

Donation funds Strong Start reading program at John Mahood PS

Young readers across the region are once again being supported through the Strong Start reading program, boosted from a recent $4,750 donation from Josslin...

For the love of books

Winterbourne’s Coleton Benham, like many boys, had trouble reading at a young age. Having discovered that linking his interests to the choice of reading...
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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...