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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Waterloo Regional Government

Region’s top bureaucrat prepares for retirement

Waterloo Region’s top bureaucrat, Mike Murray is readying himself for life as a retiree, the municipality having named Bruce Lauckner as its...

Region moves into phase two of reopening with stable virus levels

The number of cornavirus cases in Waterloo Region continues to stabilize at low levels, with just a few new cases daily and...

Regional council approves electric bus strategy for Grand River Transit

Reduced service as ridership dropped dramatically may have helped Grand River Transit lower its carbon footprint, but the agency is looking for...

Region plans to step up COVID enforcement over weekend

The Victoria Day long weekend on the horizon, health officials are advising Waterloo Region residents to continue taking precautions, including the use...

Unemployment levels jump in Waterloo Region

Unemployment levels in the region shot up less dramatically last month than the national average, but are still about 50 per cent...

Region looks to step up testing for COVID-19 as local economy reopens

Calls for increased testing have accompanied the reopening of economies in multiple jurisdictions, with the Region of Waterloo looking to follow suit.

Support for Region’s most vulnerable

As part of the Region pandemic response plan, more than 17 municipal and community partners have formed a Community Support Control Group.

Waterloo Region sees its first case of the coronavirus

Dr. William Ciccotelli, medical director of infectious prevention at St. Mary’s General Hospital, alongside Dr. Hsiu-Li Wang, acting medical officer of health...

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Latest number of new COVID-19 cases skew younger; numbers remain low

A reopening economy and expanded testing have seen more cases of COVID-19 identified in younger residents, Waterloo...

Twin Oaks Nursing Home

It is difficult in these trying time not see family or friends when you are isolated In...

Sweeney, Alma Dale (nee Kirk)

July 19, 1942 – July 3, 2020 Peacefully passed away at Barnswallow Place Care...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Homer Watson Blvd and Bleams Road, KITCHENER, ON Canada

Crime of the Week: July 6, 2020 Case#: 1731 Offence: Home Invasion...

St. Boniface School Graduation

Graduation this year was very different for all schools, especially the graduates of Grade 8.   This was...

Despite cancellation of this year’s event, EMSF plans to distribute $35K to local charities

For 56 years the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival has supported dozens of local organizations in the region,...