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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.

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...

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...

Celebrating the rural-urban divide

You don’t have to travel far from any of the region’s urban areas to take in the lush golden-green and earthen browns that are...

Township, region back Kiwanis Transit shuttle service

A small shuttle service that will move people around Elmira and connect with the Grand River Transit bus will be launched in September for...

New rules would modernize regional taxi services

A new taxi bylaw presented to Waterloo Region council last week will make legal non-traditional taxi services such as Uber, but only after they’ve...
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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...