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Elmira, Ontario, Canada
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Ready to celebrate four decades of being thrifty

The MCC Thrift + Gift store in Elmira is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year with a series of events, including the usual 40...

Living wage movement sees some growth in the area

The living wage movement has gained considerable momentum in Waterloo Region and in communities across the province. Spurred on by local community groups and...

Getting down to the business of enjoying strawberry season: fresh and...

With berry season in full swing, now is the time to attend those pick-your-own farms and kiosks available for prospective buyers around town. Martin’s...

FMO program is a reality check for farm-to-table goods

Farmers’ Market Ontario is very much an advocate for the offerings of genuine, local farmers. To that end, the organization is alert for resellers...

Partners employing AI to help speed up the diagnosis phase

Waiting for the results of a biopsy can be an harrowing experience. The anxiety it creates for the patient, as they wait for the...

Rollin’ out some old-school recreational pursuits

The family-owned roller skating club Retro Rollers started their business off on the right foot earlier this month with their opening night at Wellesley...

Getting down to the business of going local with food choices

Long supporting the region’s local food producers, the Taste of Woolwich is back for its 12th year next weekend. With a number of attractions,...

New clinic in region touts the benefits of medical marijuana

The inspiration for the newest cannabis clinic in the Waterloo Region came from Dave Schenk’s personal experience with the medicinal properties of the drug,...

Relationship with Germany a key part of development and innovation

From early immigration to ongoing business ventures, Canada and Germany have shared a long, varied and ultimately fruitful relationship  with one another. Through Canada’s...

The prepared family that works together, stays together

It is often not easy going into business with family members, but there’s a local organization that hopes to help. The Centre for Family...