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Monday, April 22, 2019

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...

Plotting a new course for Elmira

Flush with new funding from the Region of Waterloo, and from a levy increase on member businesses as well, the Elmira Business Improvement Area...

YouthForce about more than landing a summer job

It’s about more than just finding a summer job when it comes to YouthForce. The program, a partnership between the Region of Waterloo and...

Demand drives expansion at AMI

Just four years ago, AMI Attachments found itself in need of a larger facility, prompting a move from Floradale to its current setting on...

Energy-efficient homes project in Breslau

It’s the latest addition to the settlement. Opening the doors to a suite of energy-efficient houses at the Riverland subdivision last week, developer Empire...

Homeowners adrift assessing flood insurance

Many of us don’t know the extent of our flood insurance coverage until after a claim’s in progress. But even for those interested in...

Boosting affordable housing

Given a growing waiting list for affordable housing, the Region of Waterloo is looking for socially minded landlords to help bridge the gap. Its rent...

Job bids: there’s an app for that

Add the construction industry’s process for biding on public contracts to the growing list of digitized, online services. Waterloo-based eSolutionsGroup has developed a web-based...

Women-led businesses overseas find support from local group

Members of a women’s group in the region are actively working to support their global counterparts succeed and thrive as entrepreneurs. Run through Women Empowering...