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Monday, August 19, 2019

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...

Elmira BIA closer to a community improvement plan

The Elmira Business Improvement Area (BIA) is putting the finishing touches on a new plan that aims to spruce up the downtown area. Its...

“The Soviets called. They want their retail store back”

In the market for a two-four? Chances are your first and only stop would be at any of the 450 privately-run Beer Store locations...

Elmira salon gets makeover

A cozy salon in Elmira had its grand opening earlier in the month, rebranding as the Rustic Roots Hair Studio.Formerly known as Destiny’s Hair...

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...