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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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Teachers hit the picket lines

High school teachers and support staff at schools across the Waterloo Region District School Board were on the picket lines...

The View From Here: December 5, 2019

Like everyone else, Santa knows neither side in the education dispute is much concerned with the public good.

Elementary teachers prepare for first phase of work-to-rule

Grade school teachers are set to begin a work-to-rule campaign as early as next week as the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) steps...

Elmira sees rotating postal strikes

If you noticed a slight delay in your mail delivery last week, that is because the Canadian Union Postal Workers (CUPW) rotating strike hit...

No coincidence in timing of LCBO union posturing

The public is in no mood to put up with government sector employees’ demands. The tolerance threshold is low under the best of circumstances,...

Region of Waterloo and its nurses ratify new contract, avoiding strike

Avoiding strike action for Public Health nurses in the region, the Ontario Nurses’ Association and the Region of Waterloo have voted to ratify a...

Buses to stop rolling as GRT workers opt to go on strike

Transit users in the region, including GRT route 21 to Elmira, will have to find alternatives starting Monday, as unionized workers plan to walk...
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New Horizons

Thirty-eight people attended the first session of New Horizons which was held on Thursday, January 9th at...

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...

One-day strike to close region’s Catholic schools on Tuesday

Catholic schools across the region will be closed Tuesday as the union representing their teachers looks to get...

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...