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Saturday, June 15, 2019

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...

Firing up the tandoor in a first for Elmira

Diversity comes in a variety of flavours, literally in the case of Elmira’s newest restaurant, which offers authentic Indian cuisine. The first of its kind...

Region looks to become green-tech hub with evolvGREEN

In and of itself, the evolv1 office building is an impressive feat of engineering. Aptly situated in the “Idea Quarter” of the City of...