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Unemployment levels jump in Waterloo Region

Unemployment levels in the region shot up less dramatically last month than the national average, but are still about 50 per cent...

Farmers struggle to bring in migrant workers

Much of the country has been shut down due to COVID-19, with borders closed and international flights all but nonexistent. That combination...

Aiming to lower youth unemployment

The youth unemployment rate continues to be the highest of all age groups in Waterloo Region. Numbers recently released by...

Unused bike lanes offer no benefits, waste tax money

The same provincial government that has cut transfers to Woolwich Township by $110,000 is able to turn around and find $4 million for bicycle...
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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...