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Region makes it official, with flu season now underway

Seems like it’s been the holiday season for a while, but it’s certainly flu season now, as the Region of Waterloo Public Health department...

Heavy flu season calls for additional preventative steps

Feeling under the weather? As if cold and flu season wasn’t bad enough, a new study indicates that turning to comfort food may be...

Especially tough strain of flu this season has experts pushing for vaccinations

If you haven’t been subjected to this year’s flu virus, count yourself lucky. The H3N2 strand of influenza has been dominating this flu season and...

With rollout of flu vaccines, you’re being urged to get the shot

It’s time to roll up your sleeve, look away and prepare for your annual flu shot. The Ontario Medical Association and Waterloo Region Public...

Return of H1N1 puts flu measures on the agenda

With flu season bearing down on us, hype about the influenza A (H1N1) virus is building back up, though thankfully not at the levels...
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Record rainfall in the region

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Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again...

Regional downloading adds new cost to township fire dept. budget

Regional downloading is expected to add $100,000 a year to the cost of operating the Woolwich Fire Department...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...

The View From Here: January 16, 2020

The region and the townships may have a different take on what's fair when it comes...