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Region of Waterloo

Traffic speed is a matter of perception, says region

It’s said life moves a little slower out in the country, and for the most part it’s an expression that holds up. But out...

Changes to animal protections have little impact

Court-ordered changes to Ontario’s animal protection regulations have officials scrambling behind the scenes, but township residents aren’t seeing any shifts just yet, with the...

Waterloo high schools see funding per student axed

Waterloo Region high schools are facing a steep 18 per cent cut to teachers’ salary funding in the upcoming school year, according to budget...

Region wants province to drop talk of selling trailway

Concerned the province might sell the land home to an expansive trail network, the Region of Waterloo will petition Queen’s Park to keep the...
Region of Waterloo

Marking National Indigenous People’s Day

The Waterloo Region Museum is celebrating National Indigenous People’s Day with a special guest speaker next week. Phil Monture from Six Nations of the...

Public input requested in regional government review

If you’ve got any suggestions for how to improve regional government, now is the time to make your voice heard. The province of Ontario...

Woolwich, Wellesley account for council remuneration and expenditures

Woolwich councillors collected a total of $130,913.28 in pay plus $5,156.07 in benefits in 2018, filing mileage and meeting expense claims of $3,692.08. In a...
Region of Waterloo

Mayors take region’s message to provincial, federal officials

Township mayors were among a group of local officials taking part in some firsthand advocacy, taking their message to Parliament Hill and Queen’s Park. Woolwich...

Marking the 20th milestone of Family Literacy Day

You may not have jotted it down in your calendar, but January 27 was the 20th anniversary of Family Literacy Day, which in the...
Region of Waterloo

Elmira greening initiative gets $16,000 boost from the region

When the sun hasn’t made an appearance in over a week, and there’s snow on the ground and the trees are all barren, it’s...