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Monday, February 18, 2019

Federal arbitrator orders pay equity for rural postal workers

Rural postal carriers have won pay raises courtesy of an arbitrator’s decision that found discrepancies between what Canada Post paid its urban delivery personnel...

Oktoberfest rolls out the digital barrel for 50th anniversary

Fifty years ago, there was plenty of beer and bratwurst, but no online world to speak of. Today, the food and drink remain, but...

Twin Oaks of Maryhill to close, with residents moving to...

The phrase “aging in place” has taken on more meaning in recent years, and more urgency, in rural communities like Woolwich and Wellesley. Amidst...

For this group, Labour Day is more than just a day...

Many people will have enjoyed the day off from work Monday with nary a thought about the name – Labour Day – or how...

Encouraging a homemade solution to lack of affordable housing

Whether an in-law suite or an apartment to help cover the mortgage, secondary rental units are becoming a popular option for homeowners. To help...

Show takes it outdoors, where most of the farming is done

The best and most innovative of Canada’s vital agricultural industry will be converging in Woodstock next month for the 25th annual Canada’s Outdoor Farm...

Leading the way in cultivating local talent

Often, we think of leadership as a natural-born talent – something that shines through an individual innately, under the right circumstances. But, just like...

National EpiPen shortage a concern for local pharmacists

Health Canada’s warning last week of a country-wide shortage of EpiPen auto-injectors highlighted some of the precariousness of the country’s vital drug supply. The...

‘Tis the season for another roadside attraction

Craving something cool and sweet or something savoury for a snack this summer, then a visit to the local chip wagons of Woolwich might...

Group publishes guide for prospective new farmers

The National Farmers Union of Ontario has published the Young Agrarians Ontario Land Access Guide to help new farmers find creative ways to succeed...