Monday Waterloo Region Roundup – ‘Classic Canadian Winter’ Predicted, Conestoga Students Head Back to Classes, Santa Arrives in the Area and More

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 Conestoga College Students Finally Headed Back to School After the provincial government stepped in to end a five week strike by faculty, students at  Conestoga College will finally be headed back into their classrooms on Tuesday morning. Read More New Grand River Footbridge Opening for Christmas  A new bridge that spans the Grand River in Cambridge […]

Monday Waterloo Region Roundup – ION Test a Success, Winter Weather Mishaps, the Best New Eats in the Area and More

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First ION Test is a Success  The first test of the ION light rail track that will be running through the Waterloo Region was completed last week and was judged to be a success, meaning that the planned Spring 2018 launch now looks set to go ahead. Read More. Guelph Police Swamped with Weather Related […]

Monday Waterloo Region Roundup – Pro Hoops to Come to Guelph, Surprising New Census Figures, November Gun Amnesty and More

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Guelph Named as First Canadian Elite Basketball League Team   With only one Canadian team left in the NBA, the Canadian Elite Basketball League is being founded to meet the growing demand for elite level basketball in Canada. Last week Guelph was named as the first city that will be the home to a CEBL team. The […]

Monday Waterloo Region Roundup – The LRT and Waterloo Region Real Estate, MPP Targets Phone Zombies, Perfect Pumpkin Carving and More

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Experts Say Arrival of LRT ‘Opportunity of a Lifetime’ for Waterloo Region Housing Diversity According to a prestigious local urban planning expert the arrival of the LRT is going to be very good news for the real estate industry as he believes that  “Waterloo neighbourhoods will become some of the most prestigious neighbourhoods in the region.” […]

Monday Waterloo Region Roundup – Google Plans to Expand in Kitchener, Diwali Celebrations Light Up the Region and More

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Google Plans to Bring More Jobs to Kitchener  After false rumors circulate that Google may be downsizing their operations in Kitchener, the company has reiterated their commitment to the operations and to expanding the size of the workforce here in KW. Read More Kitchener Celebrates Diwali in Style  Diwali – the Hindu Festival of Lights – […]

Monday Waterloo Region Roundup – Windy Weather Chaos, Local College Professors Strike, Oktoberfest Ends and More

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Strong Winds Topple Waterloo Homes, Knock Out Power The high winds – up to 90 mph at times – that hit the Waterloo Region on Sunday afternoon formed a short but powerful storm, knocking out power and water lines in some areas and even knocking down four under construction homes in the Vista Hills neighbourhood. […]

Monday Waterloo Region Roundup – Kathleen Wynne Kicks Off Oktoberfest, Winter Garden Warning, CREA Comes to Kitchener and More

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KW Oktoberfest Kicked Off By Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne The annual KW Oktoberfest kicked off last Friday, and this year’s opening keg tapper was none other than Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, who was on hand to officially declare the 49th staging of the now world famous fair open. Read More  Local Agents Talk Business at CREA’s […]

Monday Waterloo Region Roundup – New Opportunities for First Time Homebuyers, KW Oktoberfest News and More

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Affordable Home Ownership Program Expanded by Region of Waterloo The Region of Waterloo is expanding the Affordable Home Program – a government scheme for first time homebuyers that provides up to 5 per of the cost of a home buying downpayment, raising the income limit to $90,500 and maximum home value to $386,000, potentially making home […]

Monday Waterloo Region Round Up – A Hot Start to the Week, Waterloo Region’s Starring Role in ‘IT’ and More

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Where’s the Cold? – Waterloo Region Starts the Week with a Heat Warning The summer is officially over, but, it seems, only as far as the calendar is concerned this year. As the week begins the area remains under a heat warning, with temperatures set to climb to a very sultry 31 degrees ! Read […]

Monday Waterloo Region Round Up – New Airline Coming to YKF, the Northern Lights Over Waterloo and More

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New Airline Coming to Region of Waterloo International Airport  A new airline offering ultra low cost flights to points across Canada and the US,  Canada Jetlines, plans to make use of the Region of Waterloo International Airport and Hamilton’s John C. Munro International Airport as its hubs in eastern Canada. Read More  Life-Saving Software Developed at […]

Monday Waterloo Region Roundup – Food for Fuel, Historic Neighbourhood Fears, A Facelift for Queens Street and More

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Two Waterloo Region Residents Receive the Order of Canada  Of the 31 people who received the very prestigious Order of Canada last week two were locals; Waterloo Region residents Ray Tanguay and James Walker. Read More  University of Guelph Team Turning Food Waste Into Fuel  A lot like Doc Brown did in ‘Back to the Future’ […]

Monday Waterloo Region Roundup – New GO Service, New Jobs, Celebrating Old Homes and More

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GO Service Between Toronto and Waterloo Region May Be Expanding Soon The long stated goal of providing all-day GO service between Toronto and points in the Waterloo Region is one step closer to becoming a reality after a visit to the area by Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca to discuss expansion plans. Read More. […]