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

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. Read More

Negotiations Fail, Ontario College Professors Strike 

After failing to reach a last minute deal in a dispute over contracts more than 12,000 Ontario public college professors went on strike on Monday morning, including educators at Conestoga College. Read More

49th Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest Comes to an End 

After another successful staging – the 49th – that saw a number of changes, including a new Thanksgiving Day Parade route, the Kitchener Waterloo Oktoberfest officially came to an end at Chicopee Haus on Saturday night. Read More

Daily Flights From Waterloo to Toronto to Take Off in November 

As of November 6 the Toronto based airline FLYGTA will begin offering a commuter service between between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and the Region of Waterloo International Airport that will take just 20 minutes and offer significant discounts on the standard $129 fare for regular commuters. Read More

Sponsored Weddings Come to Guelph 

Everyone knows that getting married can be very expensive, and so a number of couples are taking advantage of offers to sponsor their weddings in return for public shout- outs, including a couple from Guelph. Read More

 

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