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Tuesday, September 17, 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...

“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...

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...

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 requirementsIndeed,...

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...