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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Waterloo Regional Government

Candidates make pitch to voters in Woolwich

Largely sticking to their respective party lines, the five candidates running in the Kitchener-Conestoga riding made their one all-candidates stop in Elmira on October...

Region of Waterloo Library increase digital literacy through tech coaching sessions

The Region of Waterloo Library is offering technology coaching sessions at various branches in the community for those who are looking to learn and...

Region gets funds to study health effects of climate change

Regional efforts to assess and react to the health threats of climate change just got a $300,000 boost from Ottawa. The Health Canada funding was...

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...

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...

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WHC event Somebody Should Do Something

Woolwich Healthy Communities presented speaker Doug Griffiths, author ‘13 Ways to Kill Your...

Catholic Women’s Meeting

Thank you to Fran Vegh for the pictures The monthly...

Maryhill residents seek heritage designation around village in fight to block gravel pit application

Maryhill residents are calling for a gravel pit application to be put on hold while the area...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

Students kickstart WCS Christmas hamper program

With the weather perhaps prompting people to begin their Christmas shopping in earnest, many groups are...

Wellesley working on priorities ahead of budget process

A preliminary budget discussion was very much that Tuesday night as Wellesley councillors met Tuesday night, not...

Elementary teachers prepare for first phase of work-to-rule

Grade school teachers are set to begin a work-to-rule campaign as early as next week as the...

Woolwich will need millions to improve standards of its road network, says report

Woolwich should be setting aside millions of dollars to maintain its roads, according to a report released...