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Strong demand for traditional real Christmas trees can exceed supply

With Christmas just a few weeks away there’s only a short time left to pick out the perfect tree, but what will you...

National EpiPen shortage a concern for local pharmacists

Health Canada’s warning last week of a country-wide shortage of EpiPen auto-injectors highlighted some of the precariousness of the country’s vital drug supply. The...

Apples to be in shorter supply

Anyone planning to go apple picking this fall should call U-pick farms ahead of time, as Mother Nature wasn’t kind this year, leaving only...

Builders see skilled trades shortage looming

With an aging workforce and the challenge of locking down apprenticeships, the need for more skilled trades workers will only continue to grow in...
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Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of...

Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again...

Regional downloading adds new cost to township fire dept. budget

Regional downloading is expected to add $100,000 a year to the cost of operating the Woolwich Fire Department...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...

The View From Here: January 16, 2020

The region and the townships may have a different take on what's fair when it comes...