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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...

Region’s youth job-training program wins innovation award; now set to expand

An employment program in Waterloo Region that “aims to break the cycle of poverty” has been officially recognized at the provincial level...

Province nixes idea of forced amalgamations

The latest threat of amalgamation in Waterloo Region has been removed, as the province says it will not force a “top down...

Runners on a gruelling trek of endurance

The ENDURrun series that kicked off in Conestogo last weekend and runs through the end of this week looks to be the ultimate runner’s...

A berry good season?

With strawberry season in full swing, it seems that the local market sure is taking notice. Ken and Joy Hoffman of Hoffman’s Strawberries said that...

Good Foundation supports Region Arts Fund

Looking to streamline its granting support for arts groups in Waterloo Region, the London-based Good Foundation has partnered with the Region of Waterloo Arts...

Woolwich nixes amalgamation, backs two tiers

Feedback from the public decidedly opposed to any hint of amalgamation in Waterloo Region, Woolwich councillors quickly moved this week to register their own...

Townships looking for public input on Ford’s regional review

A change is coming to the way communities organize themselves in the province, and it’s a change that has possibly far reaching consequences for...
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Teachers hit the picket lines

High school teachers and support staff at schools across the Waterloo Region District School...

Getting drivers to slow down a slow process in Woolwich Township

Traffic issues, particularly speeding, are a frequent source of public complaints received by Woolwich officials. Often more...

Young robotics competitors earn a spot in provincial championships

Several local FIRST Lego League teams walked away with more than just hardware after a strong showing...

Province rolls out new dental program for low-income seniors

As part of a plan to keep seniors healthy and end hallway healthcare, the Ontario government is...

Police out in force with RIDE programs through the holidays

With the holidays just weeks away, police have their festive RIDE program in full swing. Police services...

Proposed residential development raises questions for Wellesley neighbourhood

Residents of a Wellesley neighbourhood aren’t happy about a proposed medium-density development, bringing that message to township councillors...