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Thursday, December 5, 2019

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Ideas and platforms long ago dropped in favour of electability

The federal election campaign was the most recent example of politics falling to the lowest common denominator: what’s in it for me?

The View From Here: October 3rd, 2019

Knock on doors as they might, local candidates have a hard time separating themselves from their...

Talk of social democracy, reining in oligarchs going mainstream

Bernie Sanders’ bid for the U.S. presidency arrives in a different environment than just four years ago. In officially entering the crowded fray to...

Mishap means more scrutiny for electronic voting

Woolwich and Wellesley voters were left scrambling Monday when one of the pitfalls of electronic voting became a reality rather than a hypothetical in...

Marking a digital ‘X’

When Woolwich and Wellesley voters head to the polls next month, they’ll be doing so without traditional paper ballots. It’s a first for the...
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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...

Province rolls out new dental program for low-income seniors

As part of a plan to keep seniors healthy and end hallway healthcare, the Ontario government is...

Police out in force with RIDE programs through the holidays

With the holidays just weeks away, police have their festive RIDE program in full swing. Police services...

Proposed residential development raises questions for Wellesley neighbourhood

Residents of a Wellesley neighbourhood aren’t happy about a proposed medium-density development, bringing that message to township councillors...