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A Quiet St. Patrick’s Day

Thousands of students typically gather on Ezra Avenue for an unsanctioned street party on St. Patrick's Day. However, the COVID-19 pandemic kept things very...

Jay Krishnan appointed CEO of the Accelerator Centre

The Accelerator Centre’s Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Jay Krishnan as Chief Executive Officer as of Mar. 1, 2021. Krishnan has an...

COVID-19 Confusion in Waterloo Region – Making Sense of it All

Back in March, it was no surprise to wake up every day to the news of increasing COVID-19 cases in the Waterloo Region, paired...

Waterloo Region moved from “restrict” to “control” level after recent COVID-19...

On Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, Waterloo Public Health reported 45 new positive tests for COVID-19, adding  up to a total of 2,577 cases in...

What does moving into Orange Zone mean for Waterloo?

With the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases, the Ontario government has announced that  Waterloo Region will face stricter COVID-19 restrictions beginning Nov. 16, 2020.  At...

Time for an uncomfortable police conversation in the Waterloo Region

Waterloo Regional Police Chief Bryan Larkin says the region should not shy away from uncomfortable conversations about how we police our communities.  Waterloo Regional Police...

Sixteen new cases of COVID-19 in KW

On Oct. 21, 2020 the Region of Waterloo Public Health department reported 16 new cases and 8 new hospitalizations for COVID-19 in the Waterloo...

WRPS releases racial-based data on their use-of-force reports for the first...

Waterloo Regional Police (WRPS) release a use-of-force report on a biannual that documents police officers’ use of physical force when responding to a call...

Internet for 1,500 Waterloo Region Students Covered over the Summer

Smart Waterloo Region (SWR) and four charitable foundations worked together to provide internet for 1,500 students in the Waterloo Region over the summer. Due to...

COVID-19 Testing: Who’s eligible and where to get tested?

With increased demand for COVID-19 testing in the region, the provincial government has announced restrictions on who can get tested to reduce stress from...