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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...

Province announces funding to tackle affordable-housing shortage

Affordable housing increasingly difficult to come by, the province’s plan to add $1 billion into the mix was welcomed by community housing advocates. The Ford...

Boosting affordable housing

Given a growing waiting list for affordable housing, the Region of Waterloo is looking for socially minded landlords to help bridge the gap. Its rent...

Woolwich residents get a chance to meet and quiz election candidates

With the early voting now opened in the townships this week, residents of Woolwich had the opportunity to prime themselves ahead of time at...

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...

Rescue Junction spreads the word through bluegrass

A mixture of gospel and bluegrass, the music of Rescue Junction will fill Floradale Mennonite Church during a free-will concert January 27. Organizers also...

MennoHomes prepares new affordable housing for Syrian family

On the grounds of the St. Jacobs Mennonite Church sits the old parsonage. In its heyday, the modest home was a place of respite...

Former foundry site now called home

After a tremendous amount of hard work and community input, the affordable and accessible apartment project being headed by MennoHomes saw its first tenants...
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New Horizons

Thirty-eight people attended the first session of New Horizons which was held on Thursday, January 9th at...

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...

One-day strike to close region’s Catholic schools on Tuesday

Catholic schools across the region will be closed Tuesday as the union representing their teachers looks to get...

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...