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Levelling the field on transit fares
Regional councillors will reconsider extending a transit discount to Conestoga College students that is more in line with what other students pay, later this year.
Vying for more time to talk
It’s been just over a year since city council reviewed making meetings more efficient, and with a new motion brought forward on Monday, they will be at it again come August.
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Keeping culture clubs
There are more than 100 ethnic clubs in the region which help ease the settlement and transition for new immigrants to Canada.
Secondary school teachers looking at potential strike
Waterloo Region public secondary schools might see strike action in April as a show that patience is running thin with contract talks.
Emergency calls spike
Waterloo Region paramedics saw its busiest quarter and busiest year ever with more than 37,200 calls.
Uber reps working with region
A representative from Uber says the company is in favour of regulation and is willing to work with the officials to develop rules of the road for the ridesharing app in the Region of Waterloo.
St. Louis Adult Learning helping Everest students
The principal of Waterloo Region’s St. Louis Continuing Education Centres is hoping to come to the rescue of local Everest College students displaced when the U.S.-based college shut down last month.
Autopsy reveals identity of remains
The human remains recovered on Burn Place last week have been identified as those of missing woman Kate Lynn Reid.
Hospital will have access during Ion construction
Grand River Hospital’s KW site will be open and accessible as King Street construction on the Ion light rail line begins.
New plan creates sense of belonging
By neighbours, for neighbours — that’s the basis for the city’s new Neighbourhood Strategy, approved unanimously by the community and infrastructures committee last week.
Meeting the target
Kitchener’s Target store closes this Sunday and with it goes the company’s donations to local food banks.
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Taking the stage
If there’s a young dancer or preteen in your house, there’s a good chance Trevor Tordjman has danced across your television screen on Family Channel’s The Next Step.
Expert raises concerns over Bill C-51 and Dark Web
An expert on Internet governance is warning policy-makers to carefully consider the range and scope of new security powers aimed at patrolling the illegal underbelly of the World Wide Web.
Shaping climate change policy
It’s something that has the potential to affect everyone.
City’s cycle culture receives C
The results are in and the city’s efforts to strengthen the cycling culture received an overall grade of C in its first-ever report card.
Revisiting extreme cold school closures
Public school trustees will revisit the board’s overall policy governing school closures during severe weather on March 23.
Where is your money going?
Your regional tax bill is set to increase by about $46 this year as councillors approved a 2.58 per cent increase Wednesday night.
Local Richard III Society member attending re-interment
It’s not every day you experience the burial of a monarch — especially that of a medieval king who died more than 500 years ago.
 
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