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Waterloo Region News Roundup – Meeting to Be Held on Regional Reform, Local Eatery Finds Quiz Show Fame and More

Public Meeting Will Allow Area Residents Their Say On Regional Reform

A public meeting to be held in Kitchener on April 24, 2019 will allow residents of the Waterloo Region to have their say on regional reform, giving them the chance to share their views on possible changes, and as many people as possible are being encouraged to attend. Read More

University of Waterloo Professor on Team That Will Reveal The First Picture of a Black Hole

Avery Broderick, an astrophysicist and associate professor at the University of Waterloo is among a team of researchers who have managed to capture – with the aid of some very powerful telescopes – the first known image of that most mysterious of celestial bodies; a black hole. Read More

Kitchener Restaurant’s Signature Dish Featured As a Clue on Jeopardy!

A Kitchener restaurant owner was more than surprised when he heard iconic TV quizmaster Alex Trebek offer the clue “Poutine with home fries at the Old King Bistro in Kitchener.” to contestants on the long running quiz show Jeopardy! But as surprised as he was, at least he knew the answer. Do you? Read More

Waterloo Region 2nd Fastest-Growing Census Metropolitan Area in Canada

If you thought the Waterloo Region was growing fast lately you were right. According to Statistics Canada the Cambridge-Kitchener-Waterloo area had grown by 2.6 per cent over the course of the year and it’s estimated that the region is now home to 567,740, up from 525,267 in 2014. Read More

Kitchener’s Otis the Swan Finally Finds Mate After 7 years

Otis the Swan has been ‘Batchelor in Residence’ at Victoria Park Lake for seven years, and local wildlife experts were beginning to think he’d be single for life after his mate died in 2012. However, Spring seems to have bought with it a new romance, and a new friend for Otis in the form of a new feathered resident who has ‘moved’ to Victoria Park from the City of Stratford. Read More

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