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    Bill to end Ontario college strike expected to pass Sunday

    Bill to end Ontario college strike expected to pass Sunday


    A back-to-work bill that would end a strike by college faculty in Ontario appears on track to be pushed through the legislature on...

    A back-to-work bill that would end a strike by college faculty in Ontario appears on track to be pushed through the legislature on Sunday.

    Meet the women who work and live at Grand Valley prison in Kitchener

    Meet the women who work and live at Grand Valley prison in Kitchener


    CBC's The Morning Edition takes listeners to Grand Valley Institution for Women, the federal prison in Kitchener, Ont., and introduces them to the women who live, work and volunteer within its...

    CBC's The Morning Edition takes listeners to Grand Valley Institution for Women, the federal prison in Kitchener, Ont., and introduces them to the women who live, work and volunteer within its walls.

    Eaters and chefs unite! Andrew Coppolino advocates a Food Manifesto

    Eaters and chefs unite! Andrew Coppolino advocates a Food Manifesto


    Manifestos outline a plan and vision for the future. CBC K-W's food columnist Andrew Coppolino has cooked up an idea that the time is right for Waterloo region to document and plan for the future cuisine that represents...

    Manifestos outline a plan and vision for the future. CBC K-W's food columnist Andrew Coppolino has cooked up an idea that the time is right for Waterloo region to document and plan for the future cuisine that represents us.

    Santa parade in Guelph to be led by Indigenous drummers and dancers

    Santa parade in Guelph to be led by Indigenous drummers and dancers


    The Guelph Santa Claus Parade will have a different look this year. An Indigenous group of drummers and dancers will be at the head of the parade, followed by a group of new Canadians. Guelph Pride is also taking part for the first...

    The Guelph Santa Claus Parade will have a different look this year. An Indigenous group of drummers and dancers will be at the head of the parade, followed by a group of new Canadians. Guelph Pride is also taking part for the first time.

    High gas prices, rainy weather and Santa Claus parades

    High gas prices, rainy weather and Santa Claus parades


    Heavy rain leads into a weekend featuring frequent celebrity appearances of Santa Claus throughout the area. If you're planning a road trip, be on the lookout for gas bargains as fuel prices remain...

    Heavy rain leads into a weekend featuring frequent celebrity appearances of Santa Claus throughout the area. If you're planning a road trip, be on the lookout for gas bargains as fuel prices remain high.

    Highway headaches for travellers as MTO closes 401 at Milton

    Highway headaches for travellers as MTO closes 401 at Milton


    The Ontario Ministry of Transportation is warning drivers all lanes of Highway 401 will be closed at Regional Road 25 in Milton this weekend due to...

    The Ontario Ministry of Transportation is warning drivers all lanes of Highway 401 will be closed at Regional Road 25 in Milton this weekend due to construction.

    Chinese students warned of kidnapping scam by UW, police

    Chinese students warned of kidnapping scam by UW, police


    There have been no reported victims in Waterloo region of a new scam that targets students from China and tells them to go into hiding. Police and university officials are warning students to be aware of the...

    There have been no reported victims in Waterloo region of a new scam that targets students from China and tells them to go into hiding. Police and university officials are warning students to be aware of the scam.

    Kate's five fun things to do this weekend – Nov. 17 to 19

    Kate's five fun things to do this weekend – Nov. 17 to 19


    Of course the big event this weekend is Santa is coming to town, but there’s so much more happening in and around Waterloo...

    Of course the big event this weekend is Santa is coming to town, but there’s so much more happening in and around Waterloo region.

    Ontario Legislature set for weekend debate on bill to end college strike

    Ontario Legislature set for weekend debate on bill to end college strike


    The Ontario Liberal government's second attempt to push through legislation to end the province's college strike on Friday did not get unanimous consent, but the bill was introduced and will be debated starting on...

    The Ontario Liberal government's second attempt to push through legislation to end the province's college strike on Friday did not get unanimous consent, but the bill was introduced and will be debated starting on Saturday.

    Heavy rain on the way, warns Environment Canada

    Heavy rain on the way, warns Environment Canada


    Be prepared for heavy rain beginning Friday, continuing into the weekend. Environment Canada is forecasting 25 to 40 millimetres of rain between Friday night and Saturday...

    Be prepared for heavy rain beginning Friday, continuing into the weekend. Environment Canada is forecasting 25 to 40 millimetres of rain between Friday night and Saturday evening.

    'A crackling noise': Accused killer Mark Smich's ex girlfriend saw animal incinerator in use

    'A crackling noise': Accused killer Mark Smich's ex girlfriend saw animal incinerator in use


    The ex-girlfriend of accused killer Mark Smich told jury members at the Laura Babcock murder trial about a night when Smich and friend Dellen Millard told her they were testing out a towering animal...

    The ex-girlfriend of accused killer Mark Smich told jury members at the Laura Babcock murder trial about a night when Smich and friend Dellen Millard told her they were testing out a towering animal incinerator.

    Will a lawsuit help Ontario students get their money back after college strike?

    Will a lawsuit help Ontario students get their money back after college strike?


    College students in Ontario have been out of the classroom for more than a month, and some are seeking a class action lawsuit to get some tuition money back. The legal route can be long,...

    College students in Ontario have been out of the classroom for more than a month, and some are seeking a class action lawsuit to get some tuition money back. The legal route can be long, though.

    As Indigenous women inmate numbers rise, more supports needed after release

    As Indigenous women inmate numbers rise, more supports needed after release


    Laini Lascelles, a spiritual advisor with Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ont., says more needs to be done for Indigenous women after they leave prison to ensure they do not...

    Laini Lascelles, a spiritual advisor with Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener, Ont., says more needs to be done for Indigenous women after they leave prison to ensure they do not return.

    Wynne government to legislate striking Ontario college faculty back to work

    Wynne government to legislate striking Ontario college faculty back to work


    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's office says her government is presenting legislation that will end the province's college strike, after negotiations reached an...

    Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's office says her government is presenting legislation that will end the province's college strike, after negotiations reached an impasse.

    Conestoga College faculty cheer news of 'no' vote

    Conestoga College faculty cheer news of 'no' vote


    Conestoga College faculty picketing at Doon Campus in Kitchener cheered after hearing word the latest contract offer was rejected by the...

    Conestoga College faculty picketing at Doon Campus in Kitchener cheered after hearing word the latest contract offer was rejected by the membership.