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Major agricultural trends for 2020 taking root locally

Major agricultural trends being predicted this year for all of Canada are taking root here in the region. Although it’s months before crop producers...

Region of Waterloo Library increase digital literacy through tech coaching sessions

The Region of Waterloo Library is offering technology coaching sessions at various branches in the community for those who are looking to learn and...

Region seeking public input in bid to win $50-million Smart Cities Challenge

The Region of Waterloo is considered by some a central hub in the world of technology and innovation, and perhaps with good reason. From...

Making efforts to curb the spread of fake news

You may not have marked your calendar, but this is National Newspaper Week. Beyond the navel-gazing long true of the industry – and even more...

The View From Here – April 12, 2018

Digital tools evolve to deal with problems that develop from tools that make it easy to be one yourself.

Manipulative technology just the latest threat to democracy, our humanity

Beyond being filled with real fake news and manipulative efforts, some more blatant that others, the Internet is generally a fairly hostile environment for...

Catholic students among those using tech skills at regional competition

More than 750 Catholic students from the local board and beyond attended the Waterloo Region Technological Skills Competition last week at Conestoga College. Hosted by...

A boost for companies finding tech solutions for ag. sector

Elmira-based Greentronics Ltd. is one of the ten southwestern Ontario recipients of new seed funding grants, recognized for its agricultural technology. The grants are provided...
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Taking the plunge on condos

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it’s also a prime reason Woolwich councillors this week approved...

Woolwich whittles down tax hike somewhat to 3.9%

Woolwich taxpayers are looking at a 3.9 per cent tax hike as councillors last week made a few...

Catholic teachers join public board on the picket lines

Local Catholic elementary and high school teachers hit the picket lines Tuesday, marching up and down Arthur Street...

Water and sewer rates to rise again this year, as Woolwich approves budget

Flush with cash or otherwise, you’ll be paying more again this year for turning on the taps and...

Labour unrest shows spending at odds with the public good

In a week where transit workers are on strike and teachers walked the picket lines in the region,...

The View From Here: January 23, 2020

With the GRT buses parked due to the strike, there's little in the way of feeding...