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Local universities benefit from $3.8 million in research funding

Local researchers got a boost last week in the form of $3.8 million in new funding from the province. The money will support...

A boost for female-led businesses

Women-led businesses in the area – start-ups and those looking to grow – got a boost last month in the form of some $1.4...

Fed dollars to boost region’s tech companies

Justin Trudeau’s post-budget, pre-election stops across the country turned into a boon for the tech sector when the Prime Minister stopped in Waterloo Region...

Sunshine list jumps to 16 in Woolwich and Wellesley townships

Woolwich and Wellesley townships contributed 16 members to a list of people on the public dime who earned more than $100,000 in 2018, up...

Region looks to become green-tech hub with evolvGREEN

In and of itself, the evolv1 office building is an impressive feat of engineering. Aptly situated in the “Idea Quarter” of the City of...

Online shopping a growing part of Christmas experience

Whether you’ve already got something for everyone on your list or you’re the last-minute shopper, there’s a growing chance online purchases are part of...

Drawing on Mother Nature to help combat climate change

Studying climate change and ways to combat it was a decades-long passion of the late Michael Purves-Smith, and even more so after his retirement...

Especially tough strain of flu this season has experts pushing for vaccinations

If you haven’t been subjected to this year’s flu virus, count yourself lucky. The H3N2 strand of influenza has been dominating this flu season and...
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A little pizzazz for the village

To help people rediscover St. Jacobs and aid in rebranding the village, the Business Improvement Association tasked...

GRCA, townships move to reopen outdoor rec facilities

With loosening of coronavirus-related restrictions, Ontarians now have more options for enjoying outdoor recreation activities at parks...

Small abattoirs see increase in demand due to food security concerns

Issues of food security have been high on the list of changes and adaptations demanded by the...

Fourteen-year-old dies after tractor rolls over in on-farm accident

A 14-year-old boy was killed Tuesday night on a farm near Winterbourne when the tractor he was...

Police ask residents to refrain from gathering in larger groups

Over the past two weekends, Waterloo Regional Police have received several reports of people gathering contrary to...

Martin’s Family Fruit Farm to hold off on reopening its retail store

While other businesses are taking tentative steps into reopening as coronavirus restrictions are eased, one St. Jacobs...