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Sunday, February 23, 2020


Kick off to Summer – Wellesley Barbecue

It’s not Canada’s 150th, but the start of summer is a pretty good reason for a barbecue. Wellesley Township is doing just that next...

A tepid summer done, fall may offer up warmer weather, says Environment Canada

It may be hot and sunny this week, for the most part, but Friday marks the first official day of autumn. Does that mean...

View From Here – August 3, 2017

While not technically true, August does roll into September and the next long weekend does get lumped into fall.

View From Here – July 13, 2017

There are many signs of summer, but some of them are not welcome in the least.

More variable weather ahead as we roll into summer

Summer made its official arrival this week in the midst of a mixed bag where the weather is concerned, and it appears we can...

Woolwich gearing up its summer camp offerings

School’s almost out, which means it’ll soon be time to find a way to fill the days of all those newly-liberated kids. In Woolwich, that...

View From Here – September 1, 2016

As fun and relaxing as the Labour Day weekend may be, pretty much everyone has the same reaction to the unofficial end of summer.

Our rush to beat the heat a boon for GRCA and its waterside parks

Blazing sunshine, soaring temperatures and prolonged droughts: summer is back in earnest this year. For beating the heat, there’s nothing like making a splash, whether...
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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...