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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Waterloo Regional Government

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...

Federal funding to boost dementia research in Waterloo Region

An aging population and growing number of dementia cases have health researchers working on numerous fronts, from medical to social. In the latter category,...

Township residents to feel most of the 3.84% increase in 2020 budget

Township residents are on the hook for the bulk of a regional budget that will again outstrip inflation this year.

Region looking at future of Blue Box

It’s not until after the holidays that we realize just how wasteful they can be, in the literal sense, as garbage bags, recycling...

Region seeking public input on report that will shape the next two decades

Charting a course for growth over the next 20 years, the Region of Waterloo is looking for public input as it drafts a...

Region seeks public input in shaping its 2020 budget priorities

Working on its 2020 budget, Waterloo Region is looking to community input to shape its spending priorities, from library services to public transit.

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...

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Schaner, Helen Gertrude

Helen Gertrude Schaner Peacefully passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Trinity...

Cressman, Lawrence Albert “Larry”

Passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, at the age of 77....

Increase in number of COVID-19 slows in Waterloo Region

There are now 185 cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region, the Public Health department reported this morning...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

The don’ts and dos on coronavirus

Some of the views expressed here are controversial. So, do ask your doctor. Dr....

Number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the region

There are now 148 cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region, the Public Health department reported this morning...

Shantz, William Bruce “Bill”

William Bruce "Bill" Shantz Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at...

April Fools prank hits school board social media

Normally the first day of April is devoted to good humoured pranks on friends and family. But,...