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Rogers Media lays off 87 employees over 2 days

Rogers Media lays off 87 employees over 2 days as it grapples with print challenges



TD to hike rates for certain mortgages

TD Bank hiking rates for longer mortgages and rental properties on Dec. 1



Waterloo Wellington achieves a number of top results in Ontario for safe and efficient care

KITCHENER - Waterloo Wellington residents received some of the most efficient and highest quality...



Community updated on Jessica’s House

EXETER — While they still haven’t been approved for provincial funding for a residential...



Wellington North staff proposing $8.635 million capital spending budget for 2017

KENILWORTH – Wellington North staff presented the 2017 draft budget to council on Monday night,...



Bluewater levy increase in draft ABCA budget

BLUEWATER — The members of Bluewater municipal council got a look at the draft budget for the...

Charitable giving

Consistently participating and giving to charity gives you many opportunities to explain why giving is important and how rewarding it can be, both financially and emotionally.

Homework Help

Justin Brown and Sierra Woodward, Grade 9 students at Wellington Heights Secondary School, checking out the TVO Homework Help website.

Good eats

Russell Lopes-Walker enjoys a slice of watermelon pizza on Nov. 23 as part of the food skills program that was held at Victoria Cross Public School. The program was a joint effort between VCPS, Wellington Heights Secondary School’s Raising Healthy Children class, Healthy Happy Families and the North for Youth Community Group. Students from WHSS worked with the VCPS students to create healthy, fun snacks while learning about portion sizes and the Canada Food Guide.

Award winning

Ray Love of Love’s Sweetness in Holstein hold the two awards that they won from the North American Maple Syrup Council (NAMSC) last month in Vermont. This is the first time the family owned and operated maple syrup producer has won awards from the NAMSC.

99 years young

Laura Marchment celebrated her 99th birthday on Nov. 24 with cake, coffee and tea with her many friends at Birmingham Retirement Community.

News From Beyond Southwestern Ontario


Toronto doctor charged in woman's death

Toronto doctor charged with first-degree murder in wife's death



Deliberations by Texas jury prompts missing person report

Deliberations by Texas jury prompts missing person report



Woman, 66, killed in northern Ontario crash

Woman, 66, dead after 2 pickup trucks collide in northern Ontario



One dead in alleged drunk driving crash

One dead in Welland after alleged drunk driving crash overnight



How politics touched Canadians this week

Foreigners, private health care and the annoyed auditor: fed politics this week



Girl, 15 struck and killed by SUV

Girl, 15 struck and killed by SUV in Mississauga



No winning ticket for Friday's Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket for Friday night's $30 million Lotto Max jackpot


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