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Thursday, December 12, 2019

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Trump’s bull-in-a-china-shop approach gives rise to talk of socialism

In the run-up to the U.S. election in 2016, I suggested more than once that Donald Trump – aka “a candidate for federal office”...

Despite much fuss and even more money, the suburbs still rule the roost

From limiting growth and encouraging intensification, from cycling lanes to an LRT boondoggle, we’re going to see an increasing number of projects designed to...

Feds finding more money for green infrastucture plans

It’s mired in red ink and its carbon tax plan may be dead in the water – Ontario has scrapped cap-and-trade, planning legal action...

Yet another example of a system that puts profits ahead of the public good

As wholesome as mother’s milk. What could be better? Money, of course. Corporate profits trump babies’ health, each and every time, at least if you’re...

Scrapping cap-and-trade scheme, lower gas prices are Ford’s populist priority

Having campaigned on a populist platform, Doug Ford is pressing ahead with that stance just days into the job as Ontario’s new premier. Ford plans...

Ontarians stand to lose as election waters get muddy

The more information that surfaces about the “scandals” that forced Patrick Brown’s ouster from the Ontario PC party, the better his chances look in...

High-speed rail just another bad election ploy

High-speed rail – a political zombie that just won’t give up the ghost – got trotted out again this week, one of an endless...
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Bloomingdale Women’s Institute

The ladies of the Bloomingdale Women’s Institute were invited to the home of Brenda Hallman for...

K. of C. Christmas Party

The Maryhill Knights of Columbus hosted a children’s Christmas Party on Sunday afternoon, December 8th from...

Historical Society Christmas Open House

The Maryhill Historical Society thought this year they would like to invite the community to an...

Teachers hit the picket lines

High school teachers and support staff at schools across the Waterloo Region District School...

Getting drivers to slow down a slow process in Woolwich Township

Traffic issues, particularly speeding, are a frequent source of public complaints received by Woolwich officials. Often more...

Young robotics competitors earn a spot in provincial championships

Several local FIRST Lego League teams walked away with more than just hardware after a strong showing...