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  • Dozens of late entries into Kitchener, Waterloo municipal elections
    by Kevin Nielsen on August 19, 2022 at 7:25 pm in Canada, 2022 Kitchener election, 2022 Kitchener Municipal Election, 2022 Ontario election, 2022 Ontario Municipal election, 2022 Waterloo election, 2022 Waterloo Municipal Election, Kitchener Election candidates, Kitchener municipal election, Kitchener news, Ontario municipal election, Waterloo Election candidates, Waterloo municipal election, Waterloo news

    A week ago, the mayoral races in Kitchener and Waterloo looked to be ho-hum events, but oh how things have changed in just seven short days.

  • Another familiar name enters 2022 Cambridge municipal election: Jim Karahalios
    by Kevin Nielsen on August 19, 2022 at 6:25 pm in Canada, Politics, 2022 Cambridge Election, 2022 Cambridge Municipal Election, 2022 Ontario election, 2022 Ontario Municipal election, Cambridge municipal election, Cambridge news, Jim Karahalios, Jim Karahalios Cambridge election, Jim Karahalios Cambridge Ward 5, Kitchener news, Ontario municipal election, Waterloo news

    On the final day to enter the municipal race in Ontario, a familiar name appeared on the list of candidates for councillor in the City of Cambridge: Jim Karahalios.

  • Seniors, advocates, slam new law that could force patients to long term care homes
    on August 19, 2022 at 5:05 pm in Canada, Health, Doug Ford, doug ford ltc, Ford government, long term care Ontario, Long-term Care, LTC, Ontario, Ontario Long-Term Care, Ontario LTC

    Seniors advocate Patricia Spindel, 74, says she lives in fear of being sent to a hospital and then off to a home far from her family.

  • Ontario considers new ways to fund $10-a-day child care in bid to boost uptake
    on August 19, 2022 at 4:52 pm in Canada, Child Care, Childcare, Ford government, Ontario, Ontario child care, Ontario Childcare, Ontario childcare program, Ontario government

    Ontario is considering new ways to fund the national $10-a-day child-care program in the province as it seeks to address operator concerns in an ongoing bid to increase uptake.

  • Waterloo Public Health encourages kids to get vaccinated against COVID before new school year
    by Kevin Nielsen on August 19, 2022 at 4:35 pm in Canada, Health, Cambridge news, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, Kitchener news, Waterloo Catholic District School Board, Waterloo news, Waterloo Public Health, Waterloo Region District School Board, WRDSB

    With a new school year fast approaching, Waterloo Public Health says it is encouraging families to ensure that their child’s COVID-19 vaccinations are up-to-date.

  • Niagara police officer, known for 2018 assault case, faces charges in road rage probe
    by Don Mitchell on August 19, 2022 at 3:35 pm in Crime, blue on blue shooting, Halton Regional Police, nathan parker, nathan parker trial, Niagara, niagara officer assaulted, niagara officer shot, niagara police officer in road rage incidednt, Niagara Regional Police, NRPS, Pelham, Road Rage, St. Catharines

    Const. Nathan Parker, who faced several assault charges in a 2018 case involving another police officer, was charged in July 2022 traffic incident in St. Catharines.

  • 2 men from Milton arrested after vehicles stolen from multiple dealerships in Waterloo Region
    by Kevin Nielsen on August 19, 2022 at 3:03 pm in Crime, Cambridge crime, Cambridge theft, Kitchener car theft, Kitchener Crime, Kitchener-Waterloo car dealership thefts, milton crime, Milton Man Arrested, Milton news, Waterloo car theft, Waterloo crime, Waterloo Regional Police

    Waterloo Regional Police say they have arrested two men from Milton in connection with a series of thefts throughout the region this year at car dealerships.

  • Ontario municipal candidate nominations close ahead of fall elections
    on August 19, 2022 at 10:40 am in Politics, 2022 Ontario Municipal election, 2022 Ontario municipal elections, Ontario, Ontario municipal election, Ontario municipal elections, Ontario municipal elections deadline, politics

    The registration deadline for those seeking to run in Ontario’s fall municipal elections has passed.

  • Springer leads Blue Jays against the Yankees following 5-hit game
    on August 19, 2022 at 7:05 am in Sports, Baseball, Blue Jays, Blue Jays baseball, MLB, Toronto Blue Jays

    Toronto Blue Jays (63-54, third in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (73-46, first in the AL East)

  • Springer, Guerrero lead Jays to 9-2 rout of slumping Yanks
    on August 19, 2022 at 3:48 am in Sports, Baseball, Blue Jays, Blue Jays baseball, MLB, Toronto Blue Jays

    NEW YORK (AP) — George Springer went 5-for-5, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run second inning off Frankie Montas, and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the slumping New York Yankees 9-2 on Thursday night.