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Elmira
Monday, December 10, 2018

User beware

Revelations this month of a data firm, Cambridge Analytica, using the massive amounts of data collected by Facebook on its users to help swing...

Daycare costs face upward pressure from wage hikes

With the quick jump in the minimum wage this year to $14, daycares and childcare providers in the region are waiting to see what,...

Poll suggests more than half of us to bust Christmas budgets

If the demands of Christmas seem overwhelming, it may be comforting to take refuge in a common consensus. More than two-thirds of Canadians say...

Bill 148 exempts on-call provisions for volunteer firefighters

Next month’s increase in the minimum wage will put a strain on municipal budgets, but rural communities such as Wellesley and Woolwich have dodged...

Nothing spooky about the business opportunities

All Hallows’ Eve means costumes, candy and jack o’ lanterns. And also a booming business for those supplying us with all our Halloween requirements Indeed,...

Travel vaccines among expanded pharmacy services

Ontario’s pharmacists can now administer a wider range of vaccines, providing an extra level of convenience for travellers. New rules from the Ministry of Health...

Renovations of Elmira’s Village Shoppes nearing completion

The Village Shoppes is about three months away from being ready for tenants to move into its retail and office space currently undergoing extensive...

St. Jacobs retailers hope to be making merry this Christmas

Retailers in St. Jacobs had it tough this past summer, with moving road closures and less-than-helpful signage for detours, but now the village’s business...

Vendors returning to Peddler’s Village locations at the market

Two months after fire broke out on the roof of Peddler’s Village, about half of the vendors have returned to the flea market building...

Renovations prompt a change in plans

The Village Shoppes are looking pretty bare these days. All but one of the tenants have moved out of the Church Street West location in...