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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Boosting broadband access

A non-profit group looking to enhance open-access, high-speed internet services to underserviced municipalities has chosen three counties for its latest round of fibre optic...

A new partnership goes to market

The Wellesley Farmers’ Market is returning for another season to the open-air pavilion outside the Wellesley arena. As of Saturday, organizers will once again...

Passing the baton … and bottle

Beer prices and availability top the agenda at Queen’s Park just now, so much so that those looking for something else to tipple might...

Floods are becoming more costly

The recent flooding of the Ottawa-Gatineau region made it clear to Canadians the risks and dangers when rivers spill their banks. Locally, it’s a...

When Life Hands You Lemons, make a lemonade business of ’em

When life hands you lemons, what are you supposed to do? Make a lemonade business, of course. That may not be the traditional expression, but...

The place where it’s all about going local

The Elmira Farmers' Market is open for business in downtown, once again bringing the option of locally grown, fresh produce that is a staple...

Feds announce $10 million in support of Conestoga Meats

Breslau’s Conestoga Meat Packers was the latest recipient of federal largesse after a visit from the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food last week. Speaking...

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...

Plant’s kaizen approach a boon for the environment

The Japanese philosophy of kaizen, or continual improvement, is more than just an idea at the Toyota Boshoku plant in Elmira – it’s principle...

There’s no place like home for curbing carbon

In response to a growing climate change problem, a St. Jacobs-based marketing firm is taking action to reduce its carbon footprint and improve the...