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

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 More

Local Waterloo Region Landmarks Help Serve Up Big Scares in ‘IT’

The big screen remake of Stephen King’s ‘IT’ is setting box office records as the highest grossing horror movie of all time. But did you know that even though the terrifying tale is set in the fictional town of Derry, Maine some of the film’s scariest scenes were filmed at, and feature, some rather familiar Waterloo Region landmarks? Read More

Waterloo Region Will Bid to Host New Amazon Headquarters 

Retail giant Amazon is continuing to grow at an almost unprecedented rate, and to accommodate that growth the company is looking to build a second headquarters and has opened bidding on the project, which is dubbed HQ2, to the whole of North America. And according to Waterloo Mayor Dave Jaworsky, the Waterloo Economic Development Corporation is ready to throw its hat into the ring. Read More

Local Author Wins National Award for Delicious Twist on a Tale of First Love 

Cambridge native Becky Blake has just been awarded a prestigious national writing award – The CBC Non Fiction Prize – for her sweet – literally – tale of first love, “Trust Exercise”, which was inspired by the time she spent working in the kitchens at the Doon Valley Golf Course in Kitchener. Read More. 

 

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