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Community rallies in support of teen who suffered burns

The community has rallied to support a young local boy who was severely burned in an accident last month. On April 13, 13-year-old Luke Mann...

Province unwittingly reanimates spectre of amalgamation in Waterloo Region

Municipal politics is often thought of as a considerably quieter, more mundane, less bombastic level of government than its provincial and federal counterparts. But...

Highlighting the tourism opportunities a stone’s throw from Toronto

The farmers’ market and Mennonite history of St. Jacobs may be familiar to residents here, but for an ever-increasing audience of new Torontonians, the...

Avoiding waste is key to regaining public’s trust

Last week’s activities in Toronto were another clear example of government waste, mismanagement and lack of regard for the public. No, not Doug Ford’s arbitrary...

It may be populist, but latest Ford move is petty, recalling another politician

Doug Ford is right about one thing: nobody is going to shed tears over the prospect of fewer politicians. There are plenty of other reasons...

Avoid letting tragedies become power grabs

The reaction to this week’s horrific scene in Toronto was immediate and visceral, as our humanity should have it. The security measures, understandable in...

This take on bluegrass is anything but traditional

Matt Warry-Smith is on the line from Kansas City. He and his bandmates are there for the Folk Alliance International conference and showcase. They’re...

EDSS alumni clowning around on the Toronto stage

Ever wonder what happened to those kids who were always cracking jokes in class? The ones who always got in trouble for not taking...
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There are now 148 cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region, the Public Health department reported this morning...

Shantz, William Bruce “Bill”

William Bruce "Bill" Shantz Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at...

Floto, Kim Laverne

Kim Laverne Floto Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Wednesday,...

Region records second death due to COVID-19

A man in his 50s is Waterloo Region’s second coronavirus-related death, with Public Health officials announcing yesterday...

Rody, Kathryn Marie (nee Kelly)

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Grand River Hospital,...