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Cutting red tape to create more housing options

A provincial push to increase housing stocks means Woolwich will be loosening its own rules to allow the likes of duplexing single-family homes, adding...

Young buyers need Christmas miracle to afford own home

It’s a safe bet Santa will be receiving plenty of requests for a new home among his stacks of mail: the largesse of...

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...

Community-led housing projects marks its silver anniversary

Tucked away at the end of Cedar Street in St. Jacobs is the Meadows Residential Community Inc., which many have called home...

Region approves 638 affordable housing units over ten years

A growing demand for housing even as prices push more people out of the market has prompted Waterloo Region to create 638 new...

Wellesley considers second units as a way to boost affordable housing

Affordable housing, namely the lack of it in the township, was perhaps one of the biggest concerns to emerge from this year’s municipal election...

Encouraging a homemade solution to lack of affordable housing

Whether an in-law suite or an apartment to help cover the mortgage, secondary rental units are becoming a popular option for homeowners. To help...

Seniors’ apartment proposal a concern for some Breslau residents

A bid for a seniors’ apartment building is expected to get a rough ride from some Breslau residents when the issue comes to Woolwich...
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Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of...

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...