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    Paddlers take to the Grand in the name of reconciliation

    Paddlers take to the Grand in the name of reconciliation


    Around 60 canoes were launched into the Grand River Thursday morning as part of a reconciliation event, organized by Waterloo region Indigenous organizations and members of the regional police...

    Around 60 canoes were launched into the Grand River Thursday morning as part of a reconciliation event, organized by Waterloo region Indigenous organizations and members of the regional police service.

    Esther the Wonder Pig diagnosed with cancer

    Esther the Wonder Pig diagnosed with cancer


    A fundraiser that raked in more than half a million dollars to bring a large-animal CT scanner to Canada has turned out to be a lifesaver for Esther the Wonder...

    A fundraiser that raked in more than half a million dollars to bring a large-animal CT scanner to Canada has turned out to be a lifesaver for Esther the Wonder Pig.

    Tesla sues Ontario government, alleging customers denied incentives

    Tesla sues Ontario government, alleging customers denied incentives


    Tesla Motors Canada is suing the Ontario government, alleging it has suffered "substantial harm" and lost sales amid the cancellation of an electric vehicle...

    Tesla Motors Canada is suing the Ontario government, alleging it has suffered "substantial harm" and lost sales amid the cancellation of an electric vehicle rebate.

    Kitchener Panthers to play Toronto in semi-final

    Kitchener Panthers to play Toronto in semi-final


    The Kitchener Panthers 100th season continues into round two of the IBL playoffs this...

    The Kitchener Panthers 100th season continues into round two of the IBL playoffs this week.

    Guelph police arrest two people at tent city in east end

    Guelph police arrest two people at tent city in east end


    A man and a woman have been arrested at a tent city in Guelph's east end. Police also seized a number of items believed to have been...

    A man and a woman have been arrested at a tent city in Guelph's east end. Police also seized a number of items believed to have been stolen.

    Beau Baker inquest set for February 2019

    Beau Baker inquest set for February 2019


    An inquest into the April 2015 police shooting death of Beau Baker in Kitchener will move forward. The Ontario coroner’s office says the inquest will take place in February...

    An inquest into the April 2015 police shooting death of Beau Baker in Kitchener will move forward. The Ontario coroner’s office says the inquest will take place in February 2019.

    Autopsy unable to determine cause of death after body discovered in Kitchener

    Autopsy unable to determine cause of death after body discovered in Kitchener


    Police say more testing is needed to determine the cause and time of death of a 28-year-old woman after her body was found in a Kitchener home earlier this...

    Police say more testing is needed to determine the cause and time of death of a 28-year-old woman after her body was found in a Kitchener home earlier this week.

    Ottawa to declare federal holiday to mark legacy of residential school system

    Ottawa to declare federal holiday to mark legacy of residential school system


    The Liberal government will declare a federal statutory holiday to mark the tragic legacy of the residential school system, fulfilling a recommendation made by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission...

    The Liberal government will declare a federal statutory holiday to mark the tragic legacy of the residential school system, fulfilling a recommendation made by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

    Young diver dies near music festival in Bayham

    Young diver dies near music festival in Bayham


    Kitchener diver C.J. Moore died on Aug. 12 following what police believe to be a drowning incident near Port...

    Kitchener diver C.J. Moore died on Aug. 12 following what police believe to be a drowning incident near Port Burwell.

    Bat disrupts girls' slumber party, ensuing screams prompt visit from police

    Bat disrupts girls' slumber party, ensuing screams prompt visit from police


    West Grey police officers responded to a noise complaint Tuesday night, only to discover a slumber party in progress and a bat at large in the family's...

    West Grey police officers responded to a noise complaint Tuesday night, only to discover a slumber party in progress and a bat at large in the family's home.

    Canada to phase out pesticides linked to bee deaths, sources say

    Canada to phase out pesticides linked to bee deaths, sources say


    ​The federal government will begin phasing out the outdoor use of nicotine-based pesticides beginning in 2021, part of an effort to stem the mysterious global decline of honey bee...

    ​The federal government will begin phasing out the outdoor use of nicotine-based pesticides beginning in 2021, part of an effort to stem the mysterious global decline of honey bee colonies.

    Made-in-Waterloo region education program a success in Haiti

    Made-in-Waterloo region education program a success in Haiti


    Educators are learning to become better teachers thanks to a program that is bringing together two school systems: one in Waterloo region and one in...

    Educators are learning to become better teachers thanks to a program that is bringing together two school systems: one in Waterloo region and one in Haiti.

    New Hamburg artist Gloria Kagawa reconnects with past works for new Toronto show

    New Hamburg artist Gloria Kagawa reconnects with past works for new Toronto show


    Mixed media artist Gloria Kagawa has a solo show opening at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto this Saturday. To prepare for the exhibit, Kagawa has been going back over decades of her art to decide what to...

    Mixed media artist Gloria Kagawa has a solo show opening at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto this Saturday. To prepare for the exhibit, Kagawa has been going back over decades of her art to decide what to show.

    Guards' union says opioid crisis 'magnified' inside Ontario jails

    Guards' union says opioid crisis 'magnified' inside Ontario jails


    The union representing jail guards in Ontario says the province's simmering opioid crisis, which has killed 850 people in the province in 2016 alone, is 'magnified' inside Ontario's jail...

    The union representing jail guards in Ontario says the province's simmering opioid crisis, which has killed 850 people in the province in 2016 alone, is 'magnified' inside Ontario's jail system.

    MPP introduces private member's bill to curb gun violence in Ontario

    MPP introduces private member's bill to curb gun violence in Ontario


    An Ontario Liberal MPP has introduced a private member's bill that would give municipalities across the province the power to ban the sale of handgun ammunition within their...

    An Ontario Liberal MPP has introduced a private member's bill that would give municipalities across the province the power to ban the sale of handgun ammunition within their boundaries.

    Region of Waterloo committee votes to put supervised consumption site plans on hold

    Region of Waterloo committee votes to put supervised consumption site plans on hold


    The region's community services committee has voted unanimously to hold off on any plans for supervised consumption sites until after the province completes a review. That means all public meetings will be postponed if regional council ratifies the...

    The region's community services committee has voted unanimously to hold off on any plans for supervised consumption sites until after the province completes a review. That means all public meetings will be postponed if regional council ratifies the vote.