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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Things go to waste, but proper disposal is key

Area farmers who find themselves with potentially hazardous waste – the likes of unused pesticides and expired livestock medications – have a chance later...

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...

For now, the song remains the same

A season of change, notably in the colour of the leaves, autumn is certainly living up to its reputation at a St. Jacobs-area bakery,...

Agri-food businesses get financial boost from feds, province

Ten farm and agri-food businesses in the area are getting a collective $232,000 boost courtesy of the federal and provincial governments.Among the funding recipients...

Changing the financial equation

Changes proposed for Ontario’s Blue Box program could see municipalities get out of the recycling business, or paying for it, at any rate.A report...

When is too much monitoring?

In the age of helicopter parenting and invasive monitoring technology, is there such a thing as information overload for today’s parents?Apparently so, says a...

Brewing up something special in Elmira

For Elmira’s Roger Lichti, beer is more than just a refreshing beverage: it’s the catalyst for socializing with people.That was the case when he’d...

Investments have consequences

Investment dollars can beget more than financial returns: there’s a societal benefit to be had if enough people put their money where their values...

Pork a pawn in battle with China

Canadian producers are hoping for a swift resolution to the country’s latest trade dispute with China after a ban was imposed on all pork...

Feds provide training funds for new recruits

Apprenticeship and training programs run by the Breslau-based local of the electrical workers’ union got a $5.5-million boost last week courtesy of the federal...