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Waterloo Regional Government

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...

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...

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Brown, John ‘Jack’

March 23, 1933 - July 7, 2020 Passed away peacefully at Columbia Forest,...

Four-way stop OK’d to improve safety at Wellesley intersection

A four-way stop is planned for the intersection of Queens Bush and Nafziger roads in Wellesley, township...

Brubacher, Paul B.

Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at his home, RR 3, Wallenstein, at the age...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Sikandar Shah

It is with profound sadness that the Shah Family announces the passing...

John Sanders

June 27, 2019 Love Lives OnThose we love remain with usfor love...

McGuire, John

July 2, 2019 In Memory of a...