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There have been more than 100 new cases of COVID-19 so far this month in Waterloo region, with 12 new cases being added on Friday. The region says there are 86 active cases but no one is currently in hospital. There is a new outbreak at a sport and fitness facility.
Denver Nuggets star point guard Jamal Murray reminisced about his hometown of Kitchener during a media scrum Thursday night.
From a neighbourhood porch party reimagined to an online medieval faire to the Terry Fox Run, there are lots of events in Waterloo region this weekend.
As university and college students start school this month, inmates across the country will not have access to a program that offers university credits at no cost.
The Jewish community in Waterloo region will mark Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, beginning today.
One man and three teenagers have been charged after a bank was robbed in Cambridge, Ont., and the suspects led police on a chase on Highway 401 and into Mississauga Wednesday.
Ambulance dispatchers have returned to Cambridge after being moved to the Hamilton office for more than 18 months. Waterloo MPP Catherine Fife says she is happy the dispatchers are back in the region, but the fact they were ever moved in the first place remains a concern.
St. Anne School in Cambridge reports there is a case of COVID-19 in a kindergarten class. It’s the second case in a school in Waterloo region in two weeks.
Waterloo regional police have a man in custody in a homicide investigation in Cambridge.
Chris Trudell-Conklin says he was told by the Crowne Plaza hotel in Kitchener, Ont., she wasn’t welcome to be in one of the public areas of the hotel with her guide dog, Cody.
A new report out of the University of Toronto raises concerns about the Waterloo Region Police Service’s use of surveillance technology to monitor people’s online conversations.
The drive-thru COVID-19 testing centre in Kitchener was closed for part of the day Wednesday after the site reached capacity for testing. An official with Grand River Hospital says it has been happened a few times a day this month as more people seek to be tested.
Waterloo region’s acting medical officer of health says the recent rise in cases is because people aren’t keeping their social bubbles to just 10 people. Waterloo region added seven COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.
People in Waterloo region will need to limit the number of garbage to four bags or cans for homes and 10 for small apartment buildings starting Oct. 5. As well, compost is once again available at landfills in Waterloo and Cambridge.
Regional councillors voted unanimously in committee to extend the face covering bylaw to May 2021 to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
The province of Ontario is paying $2.5 million to help the Guelph-based manufacturing company Linamar Corp. retool its assembly line to make ventilator parts.
The Region of Waterloo says it has an agreement with Pivot Airlines to use the region’s airport. The regional and charter airline flies between Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and Windsor.
A male has been arrested after transit officials saw a person riding on the outside of a GO train on the Kitchener line Monday evening.
The Region of Waterloo was paid $2.2 million for 35 million kilograms of plastic, steel cans, cardboard and other items in 2019.
A University of Waterloo professor says he’s concerned about security risks for international students taking classes remotely from home in China.
Green Party of Ontario Leader Mike Schreiner is calling on the province to revoke sick notes permanently saying they make ‘absolutely no sense.’
Cover your tomatoes because there’s a risk of frost Monday night as temperatures dip to 3 C, Environment Canada says.
Police are searching for someone who broke into a home in Guelph’s east end and pooped in a dishwasher.
Region of Waterloo Public Health reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total number of cases in September to 75. That’s above the 68 cases the region saw in all of August. The region reports there are 68 active cases of the coronavirus and no one is in hospital.
A 41-year-old woman from Cambridge has been charged with second degree murder after a 22-year-old woman was stabbed to death.
Teachers have a “buyer’s market” when it comes to looking for jobs in Waterloo region, according to local education leaders.
Cases of elder abuse are on the rise in Waterloo region, according to new numbers released by the Waterloo Regional Police Service.
The Waterloo Public Library has launched a button project to put pictures of people’s faces on buttons so teachers and child care workers can show young people what they look like without a mask on.
Dr. Nicola Mercer, the CEO and medical officer of health for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, says people really need to start paying attention to who — and how many people — they are socializing with to prevent a second wave of COVID-19.
Adult and senior programs are coming back this fall across Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge. Cities are getting ready to gradually open community centres in September.